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Keywords: Nikon Nikkor Wide Mid Tele Zoom APS-C DX AF-S VR Stabilized Tested


Registered: November 2009
Posts: 21
Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR DX AF-S Nikkor review by moose
Review Date: 6/15/2011 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $258.00| Rating: 10 

Pros: ultra light and sharp lens for use on all DX cameras
Cons: plastic shoe

Nikon professional user.

This lens should be in your camera bag if you like simple blur-free photographs. The VR is superb.

It is super-light and sharp. Fine on my D300 and D3100 cameras when I don't want to carry a heavy zoom and the results are perfect in good light conditions.

Perfect holiday/travelling lens. Use a rubber hood to protect it from knocks.

Registered: November 2009
Posts: 2
Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR DX AF-S Nikkor review by UnTone
Review Date: 11/22/2009 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: None indicated| Rating: 8 

Pros: Cheap, decent image quality, VR, good macro for non-macro lens
Cons: softness at 55 mm, build quality is not good

This is KIT lens for low level Nikon cameras. I have used it for around 6 month and can confidently say that it is excellent lens for a KIT.

Many starters look for another lens from a very beginning or purchase body only + expensive zoom, but I don't think it is good idea. For a very small price you get decent image quality and good opportunity to learn what would you need in future: tele lens or wide angle, faster apperture or better VR, portrait or macro. You will find you photography style and buy better lens in your selected niche. Ideal lens for a starter.


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