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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX VR 55-200 mm f/4-5.6G Review

The Nikon Nikkor DX VR 55-200 mm f/4-5.6G is an entry-level telephoto lens designed for use with DX format digital SLR’s like the Nikon D80. This lens is designed to compliment an existing general-purpose kit lens so if you have the 18 – 55mm kit lens this one takes over where the other one stops, extending your coverage to an equivalent of 300mm. That’s a pretty respectable telephoto performance and will allow you to get really close to your subject.

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Canon EF-S 18-135 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens review

The Canon EF-S 18-135 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens is considered to be an economical choice but with clutched image stabilization and an amazing 7.5x zoom range which is equal to 29-216 on a 35 mm camera is everybody’s pick. The image stabilizer assures sharp shots at shutter speed up to four stops slower than without stabilization. The look of the lens is pretty eye catchy with barrel of the lens made out of texture finished plastic and silver ring besides focus control. The zoom ring can be managed easily because of the broad rubberized grip. Focus execution takes place internally because of which front filter does not rotate while zooming thus making polarizing filters easy.

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Canon EOS 60D 18-55 IS Kit

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS with EOS 60DThe Canon EOS 60D is a camera designed squarely for the mid-range photographer. If you now know what you’re doing and can take decent photos but don’t need high-end professional features, this camera is perfect. Whether you like to document your travels, weekends, good times or just landscapes, the EOS 60D can do it all. The launch of this camera was surrounded by much debate about it’s features, but over time it has proven to be a winner.

Canon EOS 60D 18-55 IS Kit not only provides with a digital single-lens camera EOS 60D but also includes Canon EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS lens, which uses an optical image stabilizer to cut down blurring related with the motion of a camera at the exposure time. The image stabilization lets the photographer to use the shutter speed up to 4 stops slower then non-stabilized lenses.

This is a smallish camera when compared to others in the Canon range and lighter too. This is probably due to the lightweight glass fiber body coupled with an aluminum chassis (it weighs only 25 pounds), making it very easy to maneuver.

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