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Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX
8.6 out of 10

Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR (5.3x) The Ni Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

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Overall 8
8.0

Very satisfied

Alaska Joe, B&H Photo
12 April 2015
  • Excerpt: This and the D7200 are now my walk-around alternative to the D800E and 24-120 f/4. I love the smaller, lighter combination for casual, and sometimes serious use. Build quality of the lens is fine, optical is fine too.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Good "Do everything range" lens

John, B&H Photo
18 March 2015
  • Excerpt: When you want to travel light and carry just one lens this one has merit. The wide end is hard to find in DX lens and this one produces very nice images. A bit soft on the edges wide open at 16 but very acceptable.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Adorama
8 January 2015
  • Excerpt: I find myself shooting with this lens about 80~90% of the time.Lightweight and practical.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very useful

Adorama
8 January 2015
  • Excerpt: I find myself shooting with this lens about 80~90% of the time.Lightweight and practical.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent general-purpose lens

lonelaser, B&H Photo
10 November 2014
  • Excerpt: All zooms are a certain compromise between acutance and versatility, so I won't go into comparisons to fixed focal lengths. This particular lens offers respectable sharpness, but that's not the primary purpose of a zoom in the first place–that purpose is TO GET THE PICTURE FIRST, WORRY ABOUT THE...
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Reliable
  • Cons: Bulky
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Overall 8
8.0

David Busch is right

Steve, B&H Photo
30 September 2014
  • Excerpt: David says this is a great walk around lens! I have used it for about a month now and he is 100% on the money. Great lens for the money.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Reliable
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Overall 8
8.0

Good lens

C Photographer, B&H Photo
9 June 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Good All-Around Lens

George, B&H Photo
16 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Really shines at 24-35mm, two stops down. Corner sharpness not great, but since I normally crop my images, I find it acceptable. Directly compared to a Sigma 17-50mm, the AF on the Nikon is faster and quieter, especially in live view. Build quality is very good.
  • Pros: Build quality, Center Sharpness
  • Cons: Corners Not Very Sharp
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Overall 8
8.0

Fills the gap

Jo, B&H Photo
31 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I have long glass. This lens fills my needs on the short side. Very sharp better than I expected.
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Overall 8
8.0

Small compromise

lonelaser, B&H Photo
28 January 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens replaced my Nikkor 18-200 VRI lens. It's lighter, faster focusing, sharper and displays much less barrel distortion. The 80-200 had unacceptable distortion at both extreme ends. At the longer end, an excellent, albeit slow, portrait lens.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable
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