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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28-300 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28-300 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
14 November 2010
Arkadiusz Olech

1. Introduction

Originally posted 2010-11-12 on Optyczne.pl

In days of analogues amateur megazooms were relatively popular but then you could meet 28-200 mm more often than 28-300 mm class lenses. It doesn’t mean, though, that the latter were totally non-existent. Such cheap constructions were offered by Sigma and Tamron. Canon was an exception to that rule as in 2004 it offered a 28-300 mm model but belonging to the professional L series, so big, solid and heavy.

With the increased popularity of the digital full frame the producers started to think about a new line of 28-300 mm instruments. The Canon L-series device is a relatively young lens so Canon didn’t feel the need to change anything in this segment. Two years ago the Tamron AF 28-300 mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Asph. (IF) MACRO was launched. In August 2010 Nikon decided to launch the Nikkor AF-S 28–300 mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR. Thanking the Nikon Poland company for lending the lens for testing purposes we invite you to read about our experiences from its test– enjoy!


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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28-300 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR - Introduction



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