Last Updated (06 July’13):
– Review & Sample Photos @ Ephotozine
Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX Nikkor is a new DX-format lens with an ultra-high 16.7x zoom ratio and Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization for sharp images. The lens construction consist of 19 elements in 14 groups, including 3 aspherical and 3 ED lens elements. It offers a 45cm close-focus point at the 300mm setting, and delivers a maximum reproduction ratio of 1:3.2, including an iris diaphragm with 9 rounded blades allows for a smooth rendering of the out-of-focus areas. The lens measures (Diameter x Length) 83 x 120 mm/3.3 x 4.7 in. and weight 830 g/29.3 oz.