Reviews and Problems with Nikon 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX
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Fine for casual shooting, but don't look for details
31 July 2013
Summary: Unfortunately I bought the lens with a D500 for image quality. If used indoors (studio) on a tripod the lens always is sharp on the right hand side and out of focus on the left. The upper left is a joke. I've been trying this for over a year and I'll probably need to get a fixed focus lens.
OK, versatile, consumer grade lens for some shots, but lacking clarity
~D "wiredrabbit", Amazon
8 July 2013
Summary: I spent a few days with this lens on my D7000. The lens was recommended by a serious photographer who had the same lens on the same camera. For the shot I wanted, I needed a wide field of view and this offered a good range that would be useful indoors with a large subject, in this case the inside of a basilica with a great deal of artificial lighting in various colours designed to enhance large intricate carvings, woodwork and paintings.
Summary: I've had my D90 for about 3 years. This lens offers tremendous versatility and has done a very serviceable job. I am not a pro, so I don't take thousands upon thousands of photos. But I am an avid amateur and have enjoyed this setup very much. If I have to grab one lens to go, this is the one I revert to. That being said, I am disappointed that after a couple of years of what I consider average use, the plastic mount on the lens has cracked.
Summary: This lens will take a picture but it wont be perfect. I purchased this with the d90 and this lens back in 2009 and at first was happy with my pictures. However as I purchased better quality lens I noticed a big difference. My goal is try to use natural lighting and avoid using a flash. I have a Nikon 80-200 f/2.8 and 35mm f1.8 that I never use a flash with either one. If you are satisfied with average photographs..
Summary: I bought the D60 Nikon with the 18-105 VR lens.Though it is a good alround lens with almost a x6 magnification,focusing is not always that easy.I know this lens was introduced as a set with the D90 and the D60 had the 18-55 instead.The fact is that manual focusing with the D60 is next to impossible and the lens does not have the distance markings on the ring and also the lens does not stop in the closest subject or infinity.Therefore if you want to focus to the infinity...
Summary: Recently I gave away all my canon stuff, and received the nikon d7000 as a gift & it came with this lens. Its alright, the word "ehh" pretty much sums up the performance. I just got the lens yesterday and im somewhat impressed but there are some things that annoy me so far. For example, the changing aperture from 18-105. At 105 the aperture is at 5.6 which does not let in much light. and also when you zoom in and out you have to change your exposure.