Need some advice on telephoto lenses for a d5100

Started Jan 15, 2013 | Questions thread
GlennW
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Re: Need some advice on telephoto lenses for a d5100
In reply to guyht, Jan 17, 2013

guyht wrote:

Thanks everyone. I am going to sell the old equipment and hopefully have enough for the 55-300 nikkor.

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On a D5100 you will want AF-S for the AF to work. You may prefer the metering & AF of the newer lens.

You may also wait to see if Nikon has some holiday sales on lens or other items come spring. This winter's sales were mostly with camera + lens. They did sell the 70-300 VR for $200 off with camera.

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Nikon D5100 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G Nikon AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/3.5G ED VR +4 more
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