The Nikon AF Nikkor 70-300 mm f/ 4.5-5.6 G is a G type quality zoom lens with a great multiplication factor. NIKKOR G-type lenses have no aperture ring. Aperture is controlled from the camera.
It comes in two variants: silver and black. It is ideal for portraiture. It has shown good results in shooting sporting events and wild life.
The rounded 9-blade diaphragm make out-of-focus areas look more natural.
The lens transmits distance information to Nikon autofocus cameras.
The lens is very light. It has a wide range of focal lengths, which makes it indispensable for traveling, when every gram of photo equipment counts.
One of drawbacks - plastic bayonet mount. But this, in turn, provides smaller weight.
This is a very good lens concerning a price-quality relationship.
The Nikon 70-300 mm f/ 4.5-5.6 G Zoom-Nikkor pros:
Good lens speed.
The Nikon 70-300 mm f/ 4.5-5.6 G Zoom-Nikkor cons:
No image stabilizer;
Plastic bayonet mount;
No built-in motor;
Weak dust protection.
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Posted by: KleoY Date of publication: 03.02.2011