Aperture range from f/3.5 to f/22 Angle of view from 76 Degree to 5 Degree20′ Maximum magnification of 0.32x and a minimum focusing distance of 1.6′ Lens construction of 16 elements in 12 groups Works on FX-format cameras in DX crop mode. Note:Focal length decreases as the point of interest distance shortens. Note that the point of interest distance indicator is intended only as a guide and may not correctly show the distance to the subject and may, because of depth of field or other factors, not show ∞ when the camera is focused on a distant object. Optical Conversion Factor: 1.5x.
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One outstanding lens; endless beautiful memories.
The world is full of amazing views—some right in front of us, others far in the distance. Capture all of them beautifully with a single lens, the outstanding all-in-one telephoto zoom AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR. Surprisingly compact and lightweight for a 16.7x zoom lens, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR draws great performance from Nikon DX-format D-SLRs and is a highly versatile second lens. Shoot wide-angle scenic landscapes and group photos, portraits with softly blurred backgrounds, super-telephoto close-ups and everything in between—if you’ll be able to see it, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR can capture it. Optimized for shooting both stills and HD videos, it features specialized Vibration Reduction technology for tack-sharp photos and steady videos, even when your hands are a bit shaky. And since it’s a NIKKOR, it features one of the crucial best optics available. Whether you’re on the lookout for maximum versatility in a lens or you’re just the kind of photographer who finds inspiration all around, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR will help you capture more of life’s great views.
16.7x wide-angle to super-telephoto zoom
The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR can do just about anything—stills, videos, landscapes, interiors, portraits, wildlife…you name it. Its massive zoom range goes from wide-angle (27mm equivalent in 35mm) all the way to super-telephoto (450mm equivalent in 35mm), so you’ll be able to catch stunning close-ups of concert performers and athletes as easily as wide scenic shots. Its compact, balanced design and Vibration Reduction technology help keep photos sharp and videos steady, and the lens’ fast, quiet autofocus system minimizes camera noise all over video recording.
Sharper photos and video
Vibration Reduction image stabilization
A little camera shake can ruin an differently great photos or video, especially when shooting at super-telephoto distances. To combat camera shake, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR features Nikon’s Vibration Reduction technology, which provides 4.0 stops* of blur-free handheld shooting. Capture crisp, clear photos and steady videos even though your hands are a bit unsteady. Additionally, VR is a big advantage in low-light situations—slow down your shutter speed without compromising sharpness.
Reliable, inspiring performance
Superb image quality and consistency
Like all renowned NIKKOR lenses, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR delivers stunning image quality—vibrant color, sharp detail, and minimal distortion. To support that superb optical performance and increase its versatility as both a photo and video lens, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR includes Nikon’s advanced lens technologies like Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for ultra-fast, near-silent autofocusing, three Aspherical (AS) and Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements for maximum contrast and minimal lens flare and ghosting, a rounded 7-blade diaphragm for beautiful, natural background blur and Internal Focusing (IF) for a more compact, streamlined lens design.
- LC-67 Snap-on Front Lens Cap 67mm
- LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
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Maximum magnification of 032x
Angle of view from 76 degree to 5 degree 20′.Focal Length Range : 18 300 millimeter, Minimum Focus Distance : 16 feet ( 048 meter)
Aperture range from f/35 to f/22
Angle of view from 76 to 520′