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James23p Moderator Awarded for his wide variety of skills, a true generalist both in film and digital photography Nikonian since 25th Apr 2004Wed 05-Dec-12 04:28 AM
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If you have the kit lens it is a variable aperture lens meaning its max aperture at 18mm is f3.5 and at 55mm it is f5.6 so that means the lens at 18mm is max f3.5 to min f22 and at 55mm it is max f5.6 to min f22. Being that its max aperture is variable its max aperture at lets say 35mm maybe f4.5 to f22. Nikon and most stores list the max apertures for the shortest and longest focal length but not the minimum aperture. Just a marketing tool I think.

Here's a link to Nikon USA's sire with its spec's listed.

http://shop.nikonusa.com/store/nikonusa/en_US/pd/ThemeID.18145600/productID.213458300

Hope this helps some if not ask some more I know im not the best at explaining lens tech but you could ask this in the Nikkor forum there are a ton of lens experts.

Jim

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