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Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED (4.3x)
8.5 out of 10

Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED (4.3x)

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED (4.3x)

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Overall 8
8.0

Good value

Brad G, B&H Photo
16 April 2015
  • Excerpt: A sharp VR lens. A good value if you want a long lens but aren't prepared to get the f2.8 70-200
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: Lens Creep, Poor in Low Light
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Overall 8
8.0

A superior lens

Bob, B&H Photo
11 March 2015
  • Excerpt: Used to photo birds in flight , animals , landscape & general walk around ops. Lens is sharp thru out the range & the VR is superior to previous lens. The value of this lens is underestimated.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Nimble Lense

Pat the Hat, B&H Photo
2 March 2015
  • Excerpt: Wildlife photography and action shots
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

great versatile lens

Lance, B&H Photo
1 March 2015
  • Excerpt: lightweight and crystal clear
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

None

Rhoady, B&H Photo
26 February 2015
  • Excerpt: Sharp
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

A Superior, Practical Zoom

Jamie, B&H Photo
2 February 2015
  • Excerpt: The AF-S 70-300 f/4.5-5.6 IF-ED was purchased as a mate for a Tamron 17-50 SP lens, both intended for use on hiking and camping trips as well as still life work. The 70 and 300 focal lengths were tested with a tripod and wired release, with the mirror up; the zoom and manual focus action is smooth...
  • Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 8
8.0

decent for price

john, B&H Photo
5 December 2014
  • Excerpt: fast but slightly out of soft at 300
  • Pros: Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazing lens anyway

Leonardo Ramos, B&H Photo
1 December 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens in spite of reading about it being soft. I have to say I did not have this problem at all. On the contrary, it's quite sharp.I'm a wildlife photographer and I do sometimes get a bit disappointed when it takes too long to focus.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light, Slow Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Great lens for up close and personal

Timothy, B&H Photo
14 November 2014
  • Excerpt: I've used this a few times to take photos of band festival performances, and it gets me up close for great action shots. Image stabilization works well, and the range of zoom allows me to vary the shots from whole-band to individuals.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Good lens

RafiB, B&H Photo
11 November 2014
  • Excerpt: People, architectural details, wildlife. Good and crisp images on a clear day. Focus speed is good. Well made and feels solid. It is heavy and not great in low light so a pod is going to be part of your kit
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy, Poor in Low Light
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