Is Nikon 55 300mm a good lens?

The Nikon 55-300mm VR DX is a perfectly competent, light-weight, wide-range telephoto for DX cameras. It’s better than the smaller and lighter 55-200mm VR, with which this 55-300mm VR has much in common. The 70-300mm VR is a much bigger, better and not that much more expensive FX lens….

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300mm f/5.6 f/29

What is the difference between Nikkor AF-S and AF P?

AF-P lenses use a “Pulse” motor or “Stepping” autofocus motor and are even quieter and smoother to autofocus than an AF-S lens, making these lenses ideal when shooting video with a DSLR. The DSLR camera bodies that do feature a focus motor can utilize AF and AF-S lenses.

How far can a 200mm lens see?

This lens is often used for: Wildlife – When you are on safari, or birding, your subject can be as far as 50 to a few hundred yards away, and if you still want to fill the frame of your image with that subject you need a hefty magnification. The 200mm helps accomplish that.

What kind of lens is the Nikon 55 200mm?

(From Nikon lens literature) Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED, a compact, lightweight 3.6x zoom lens featuring a host of state-of-the-art optical technologies such as the Vibration Reduction (VR), Nikon ED glass element and SWM (Silent Wave Motor).

What is the best Nikon DX-mount telephoto zoom?

Thanks to improved overall sharpness, the Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 II ranks as the highest-scoring Nikon DX-mount telephoto zoom in its class, just ahead of the alternative Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED and Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED options.

Is the Nikon 55-200mm a good lens?

The Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 II achieves a high overall DxOMark score of 18 points tested on the 24Mp D5300 and D7100 DSLRs, dropping to a low of 8 points on older 12Mp models such as the D200, D70, and D40x.

How many elements are in a 55 200mm lens?

Focal Length: 55 – 200mm, similar to an 85 – 300 mm lens on a 35 mm film camera. Elements: 13 elements in 9 groups. Two are of ED glass. This is a lot of elements for such an inexpensive lens, which suggests the optics will be far better than many people might expect.