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Old Nov 18, 2010, 9:54 PM   #1
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Default Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital SLR

I am interested in hearing opinions on this lens, optical cuality and af speed.

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Old Nov 18, 2010, 10:13 PM   #2
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It is a good consumer lens, a friend has it. It is not as fast to focus for action as the tamron 70-300VC and not even close to the nikon 70-300G VR. And it is not as sharp.
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Old Nov 19, 2010, 8:36 AM   #3
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None of the major sites have reviewed this lens yet. The closest thing to a serious review I've seen so far is this: http://www.ephotozine.com/article/Ni...70#Performance

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Old Dec 1, 2010, 2:35 PM   #4
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SlrGear just published its review of this lens. You can read it here: http://www.slrgear.com/reviews/showp...ct/1359/cat/13
The review isn't likely to cause a run on this lens AFAICS...
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Old Apr 13, 2011, 7:06 PM   #5
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Pop Photo has a review of this lens in their latest issue. They generally believe it's a steal for the price.
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