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Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S
9.3 out of 10

Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S

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Overall 2
2.0

Very poor autofocus with D700/D200

Johnny Dee, B&H Photo
9 May 2014
  • Excerpt: Really wanted to like this lens. Cannot see how this is a [$] Nikon product. Similar feel to Chinese Nikon consumer lenses. It has great range, but distorts images to be wider than they really are. 18 inch focus is nice, but camera hunts for focus and many shots were out-of-focus.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

MWreview, Adorama
25 March 2014
  • Excerpt: I have just returned my new 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR for a refund. My experience was so disappointing I asked for a refund rather than a replacement while I reconsider any further investment in Nikon. When the lens arrived I very carefully attempted to attach it to my D700.
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Overall 2
2.0

Defective product

MWreview , Nikon
25 March 2014
  • Summary: I have just returned my new 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR for a refund. My experience was so disappointing I asked for a refund rather than a replacement while I reconsider any further investment in Nikon.When the lens arrived I very carefully attempted to attach it to my D700.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

MWreview, Adorama
24 March 2014
  • Excerpt: I have just returned my new 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR for a refund. My experience was so disappointing I asked for a refund rather than a replacement while I reconsider any further investment in Nikon. When the lens arrived I very carefully attempted to attach it to my D700.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not as sharp as expected.

Whatsthedeal , Nikon
8 March 2014
  • Summary: The photos are not as sharp as I expected with a $1,000 lens - at any focal length with the zoom. I am disappointed in this lens. The construction also makes the zoom ring difficult to turn with a "sandy" noise.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Very Happy

Adorama
14 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens to use with my cropped sensor camera to get some extra length out of it. Long story short the lens was actually shorter than my 55-300mm lens (a cropped sensor lens).
  • Cons: Didn't Work As Adverised
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Adorama
14 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens to use with my cropped sensor camera to get some extra length out of it. Long story short the lens was actually shorter than my 55-300mm lens (a cropped sensor lens).
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Overall 2
2.0

No good for use with Nikon D800

D800 user, B&H Photo
24 July 2012
  • Excerpt: The D800's high resolution showcases a lot of the flaws with this lens. - Crystal clear images from 28mm – about 50mm – great wide angle performance- Soft focus, noticeable grain, in general - the imagery was NOT sharp about 70mm and up- Distortion noticeable in many situations- High pitch autofocus...
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointed in the focus

ddhphotography, B&H Photo
1 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I purchased this lens as a travel around "one-size-fits-all" for outside and daylight. The focus is extremely soft everywhere but 28mm. I see some others have reported the same soft focus issue while many have said it's sharp.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Adorama
4 July 2011
  • Excerpt: It fell apart during a job and is currently in the repair department.
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