Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon's most powerful all-in-one zoom lens ever. If you want a single lens that can cover every imaginable shooting situation, from wide-angle group shots all the way to ultra-high-power zoom shots, look no further than the new AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18 300mm. Boasting the longest reach of any NIKKOR all-in-one zoom lens, it delivers the equivalent of 450mm of super-telephoto power enough reach to bring the most distant action up close. Nikon's second generation Vibration Reduction (VR II) image stabilization ensures every photo and HD video is razor-sharp, and Nikon'sadvanced lens technologies deliver consistent, exceptional performance in any setting. It's even great for close-up shooting (as close as 1.48 ft from your subject at 300mm). Even more amazing, the AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-300mm doesall this in a surprisingly compact, lightweight lens.
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- Internal Focus (IF): All internal optical movement is limited to the interior of the non-extending lens barrel. This allows for a more compact, lightweight construction as well as a closer focusing distance.
- M/A (Manual/Auto) focus mode switch: Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the
- Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC): Enhances light transmission and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.
- Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization: Tailored to each lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible for dramatically sharper images and HD videos, even in low light.
- Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm: Renders a beautiful, natural background blur (Bokeh) at its wider aperture settings."
- Silent Wave Motor (SWM): A significant innovation in AF lens technology, Nikon's Silent Wave Motor uses ultrasonic (inaudible) vibrations - rather than a gear system - to focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus
- Versatile, Ultra-High Power 16.7x Zoom Lens: Goes from wide-angle (27mm equivalent) all the way to super-telephoto (450mm equivalent) for maximum versatility and reach.
- Zoom Lock Switch: Secures the lens barrel at its minimum focal length, preventing the lens from extending during transport.