Walkaround lens recommendation for D5100?

Started Mar 21, 2012 | Discussions thread
Youngjun91 Forum Member • Posts: 99
Re: 16-85 VR

Mike Cialowicz wrote:

The 16-85 VR is also much sharper than the 18-105 and 18-200.

I'm assuming this has been your experience with your particular copies. It's not consistent with testing done by slrgear.com at all:


A little tidbit from slrgear: "The 18-105mm is very sharp wide open at all focal lengths, with just slight traces of corner softness; typically, there is a large region of central sharpness (the 'sweet spot') at 1 blur unit, and corners soften very slightly to 2-2.5 blur units."

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Nikon D5000 Nikon D750 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II +3 more
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