Reviews and Problems with Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED-IF VR AF-S DX
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8 April 2015
Excerpt: It's "hard" to give a "kit lens" a glowing 5-Star review; this is a good lens for bright days. I would not purchase this lens @retail$ (new), but the refurbished price was good enough to entice me to add it to my kit. I'm glad I did.
Pros: Light, compact, good optics. "Everything" that would have been in original box was included in a *very well* cushioned shipping container - product manual, slip-case, etc. Only thing missing was factory box- as expected. The lens appears brand new. 100-or-so initial shots show it's optics to be v...
Cons: Typical "kit lens" construction (i.e.; plastic bayonet flange, plastic period). - But - this= less weight too...
Excerpt: I purchased this lens because I needed one that could reach out to get pics of a graduation. While it's not as fancy as my 17-55mm, it does have VR and seemed to take some nice shots, despite me being handheld and not on a tripod.
Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus
Excerpt: I've been using this lens mostly for landscape scenery photos. The photos are coming out clear, focused and overall just great. Handles bright light and dark photos equally well and it's very quiet.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Rugged
Excerpt: This is a great lens as far as kit lenses go. I really struggled with either buying this or going for a used in great condition on a Nikon 80-200 2.8 lens. I wanted to try out Nikon VR lenses and as far as that goes it's O.K.