Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Announced Jan 29, 2008 •
Zoom lens | Nikon F (DX)
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Review of Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX AF-S Nikkor
By: SLR Gear

The 16-85mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 is an admirable lens; excellent sharpness and chromatic aberration results, marred only by some distortion and vignetting issues. However, I'm happy to see Nikon engineers giving sharpness the top priority, as this is the one factor that you can't really correct for in post-processing. The lens is a definite improvement over its predecessor, the 24-120mm, a lens which...

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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR review

The Nikkor DX 16-85mm VR is another quality general-purpose zoom for owners of DX-format Nikon bodies. It delivers a useful 24-128mm equivalent range covering most day-to-day situations, while including effective Vibration Reduction to counteract camera shake. The lens feels solid and confident in use, with a metal mounting and rubber sealing taking it beyond kit models. Focusing is fairly...

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