Nikon 28-300 VR - suitability and or sharpness

Started Oct 1, 2012 | Discussions thread
Michael Harvey
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Re: Nikon 28-300 VR - suitability and or sharpness
In reply to Leo360, Oct 25, 2012

I have long "championed" this lens as a great all-in-one choice. NO - it's not as good as a pro-level prime or zoom. But you can almost always have it with you.

I lLOVED it when I was still using a D90 and D700...I LIKE it on the D800.

Just don't EVER compare it side-by-side with the Nikkor 300mm f/2.8! I made that mistake and it cost me nearly $6,000! Once you see the difference at 300mm you simply can't believe you were ever satisfied with the 28-300 at that focal length.

On the other hand...I can't carry the f/2.8 around all the time. The little zoom is always with me

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