Nikon 70-300mm f/4-5.6D ED Auto Focus Nikkor SLR Camera Lens

December 31, 2015 - Comment

The Nikon Autofocus 70-300mm f4-5.6D is a high-powered 4.3x telephoto zoom lens with a rotating zoom ring and ED glass for high resolution and high contrast even at maximum apertures. The D-type 70-300mm lens’ ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass overcomes chromatic aberration and keeps light of various wavelengths focused at the same point. This results in

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The Nikon Autofocus 70-300mm f4-5.6D is a high-powered 4.3x telephoto zoom lens with a rotating zoom ring and ED glass for high resolution and high contrast even at maximum apertures. The D-type 70-300mm lens’ ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass overcomes chromatic aberration and keeps light of various wavelengths focused at the same point. This results in a sharper, more contrasty image.It will autofocus only with cameras that have an autofocus motor such as D70, D7000. It will not autofocus with cameras like D40, D60, D3000/3001, D5000/D5001. The Nikon Autofocus 70-300mm f4-5.6D is a high-powered 4.3x telephoto zoom lens with a rotating zoom ring and ED glass for high resolution and high contrast even at maximum apertures.

The D-type 70-300mm lens’ ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass overcomes chromatic aberration and keeps light of various wavelengths focused at the same point. This results in a sharper, more contrasty image.It will autofocus only with cameras that have an autofocus motor such as D70, D7000. It will not autofocus with cameras like D40, D60, D3000/3001, D5000/D5001.

Nikon D-type lenses transmit subject-to-camera distance information to the camera. The camera uses this distance information to refine its exposure calculations. The D-type lenses are necessary for many newer Nikon cameras to activate 3D Matrix Metering.

Comments

Sidarta Tanu says:

Very nice zoom lens, not for low light or dark indoor though First, I’m giving this 70-300mm lens a 5 stars rating partly because the price is quite attractive especially the used ones (the G version of the lens is even more cheaper and picture quality isn’t too much different with this ED glass version in my opinion). 

Pablo Bridges says:

Not bad I used this lens for about a year with both film and digital. In general, it’s a decent lens for the price. Even though it’s ED (extralow dispersion), I do get purple fringing on high-contrast subjects at long (telephoto) zoom. Since I do wild bird photography, this would show up as purplish bird beaks and twigs against a bright sky. Annoying. On the other hand, it has produced some excellent portraits and even wildlife photos where contrast wasn’t excessive. 

Owen M. Hartnett says:

An excellent next purchase for the D70 owner One thing about the otherwise excellent stock lens that comes with the D70 package is that the telephoto is not really very telephoto. At 70 mm you are just about at life size so you don’t get much pull for distance, and if you’re taking people pictures, you want something that will enhance faces more, and give you more flexibility when shooting things farther away. This is your lens. The picture quality is excellent and it picks up where the stock lens leaves off, so in combination with the…

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