One of the common questions we often hear from readers here at Digital Camera World involves lenses – specifically superzoom lenses. And it always comes down to this: when looking to buy superzoom lenses, it can be tempting to pay a little bit more for a longer focal length. But how much extra reach do you really get by shelling out more money for a superzoom with 20 or more extra millimetres?
It’s the longest superzoom lens ever, but what’s the brand new Nikon 18-300mm superzoom actually like to use? Our friends at N-Photo just got their hands on a sample have taken it out for an hour’s street photography to find out.
Nikon has officially launched its brand new DX-format superzoom, the AF-S DX Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR. It’s not just the longest-range Nikon superzoom to date, it’s the longest for any DSLR.
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Superzoom lenses have been around for decades, but historically, these 28-200mm or 28-300mm beasts have been fraught with compromises.
Also, like the Canon, this Nikon lens lacks a focus distance scale. On this lens the manual focus ring looks almost like an afterthought tacked on to the front end of the lens.