News Nikon 18-300

PhysEd

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Nikon has announced a new DX zoom lens for beginner photographers. Covering a vast focal length range of 18-300mm, it’s not the first Nikkor with such parameters – the similar
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has already been announced a while ago, not to mention all the third-party competition from Tamron and Sigma. However, the new lens is designed not to just deliver a very wide zoom range, but deliver it in a smaller, lighter package. To put it into perspective, the new lens weighs a whopping 280g less than the bigger version. Quite an achievement and will surely be tempting for those few who need such a lens, but it came at a bit of a price both literally and figuratively. And that raises a question – who is actually going to need such a lens?

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Mike
 

dirk

CI-Founder
It is a shame that Nikon does not come out with a new 18-70 APS-C zoom with high IQ. With all APS-C models with 24MP now, there is a real need fr this kind of lens. Nobody needs a suoer zoom 18-300 with 24 MP DSLRs...
 
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