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Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens

Item # NK1855VR (Part # 2176)
Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens
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The versatile new AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens offers Nikon's proprietary Vibration Reduction (VR) technology to help consumers snap sharper photos than ever before, even while shooting handheld...

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From family gatherings to sunny vacation beaches, the NIKKOR 18-55mm VR lens produces stunning results with vivid color and incredible sharpness. The 3x optical zoom offers users of Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras including the D40, D40x, D80 and new D300 with a versatile picture angle perspective ranging from wide angle for dramatic landscapes and interiors, to moderate telephoto that is ideal for flattering portraits.

Beyond the lens' incredible optical versatility is the amazing benefit of Nikon's VR technology, which enables photographers to take substantially sharper handheld pictures at slower shutter speeds than would otherwise be possible. This provides the distinct advantage of being able to shoot more effectively in a much broader variety of challenging conditions. Nikon's VR system affords users the ability to take pictures at shutter speeds up to three stops slower than they ordinarily could shoot without the image-degrading blur caused by camera shake at slow shutter speeds.

Key Features:

Compact 3x zoom lens covering the most frequently used focal range of 18 to 55mm

Vibration Reduction minimizes image blur caused by camera shake, enabling sharper pictures hand-held at shutter speeds up to three stops slower than would otherwise be possible

Optical design, optimized for use with Nikon digital SLRs for superior performance

Hybrid aspherical lens element minimizes various types of lens aberration

High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating offers superior color reproduction, while substantially reducing ghosting and flare

Nikon's exclusive Silent Wave Motor ensures fast, quiet autofocus operation

Rounded seven-blade diaphragm opening makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural

Close focusing distance to 0.9 feet (0.28 meters) throughout the entire zoom range

Separate zoom and focusing rings ensure responsive operation

 

Tech Specs:

Focal length: 18-55mm

Maximum aperture: f/3.5-5.6

Minimum aperture: f/22-36

Lens construction: 11 elements in 8 groups (with one aspherical lens element)

Picture angle: 76 degrees- 28 degrees, 50 minutes

Closest focus distance: 0.9 ft. (0.28m) (throughout the entire zoom range)

Maximum reproduction ratio: 0.31x

No. of diaphragm blades: 7 (rounded)

Filter attachment size: 52 mm

Focusing: Autofocus with built-in SWM and manual focus

Diameter x length: Approx. 2.9 x 3.1 in (73 x 79.5mm)

Weight: Approx. 9.3 oz (265g)

Supplied accessories: LC-52 52mm snap-on front lens cap, rear lens protector

Optional accessories: 52 mm screw-in filters, LF-1 Rear lens cap, CL-0815 Flexible lens pouch, HB-45 Lens hood

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