16-85 or 17-70

Started May 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
GlennW Senior Member • Posts: 2,125
Re: 16-85 or 17-70

IMHO the only thing keeping the Nikon 16-85 in the game is the 67mm filter & the lighter weight. You may find no advantage over the 18-105 but some over the 18-55 kit lens. THe main problem is the lens is made in Thailand. Not sure when things can get back to normal.
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Nikon D5300 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm F1.8G Nikon AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/3.5G ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G VR +4 more
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