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Forums Lobby MASTER YOUR NIKON CAMERA Nikon D5000/D3000 series (Public) topic #1525
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yalerd   ES  Registered since 23rd Mar 2010 Tue 23-Mar-10 12:26 PM
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Hi guys,

I have a Nikon D3000 with a 18-55mm lens and I'm looking into getting a new lens, something with a more zoom capability.

Any suggestions on what should I look at? Was looking on the 55-200mm since it "starts" where my lens "ends" and I've ready it's a nice combo but would really like some help on deciding for one

Thanks for your help!

  

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WD4MLA Silver Member  Sylva, US  Nikonian since 10th Nov 2002 Tue 23-Mar-10 03:59 PM
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I would look at the Nikon 70-300VR, considered one of the best consumer zooms. I don't think you will miss the small gap between your lens and 70mm. You will gain an extra 100mm on the long end as well.

This lens is very sharp and a Nikonian favorite!

Jerry Jaynes
Great Smoky Mountains
of North Carolina

http://www.flickr.com/photos/by_jerry_jaynes/

  

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MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas   US  Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007 Tue 23-Mar-10 07:51 PM
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Tue 23-Mar-10 11:47 PM by MEMcD


Hi Francis,

The 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED IF AF-S VR DX is good lens at a very low price point. I would recommend getting the VR version as the longer the focal length the more useful VR will be.
If you can stretch your budget, the 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED IF AF-S VR is significantly better: Optical Quality, Build Quality, Range, ect...
You will not miss the range between 55-70mm very much at all.
Good Luck and Enjoy your Nikons!

Best Regards,
Marty

  

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Asgard Administrator He is your Chief Guardian Angel at the Helpdesk and knows a lot about a lot   East Frisia, DE  Nikonian since 07th Apr 2004 Tue 23-Mar-10 10:43 PM
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Yes, I would recommended the AF-S 70-300. If money is an issue, go for the 55-200.

Gerold - Nikonian in East Frisia
Eala Freya Fresena

  

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yalerd   ES  Registered since 23rd Mar 2010 Wed 24-Mar-10 09:32 AM
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Wed 24-Mar-10 09:32 AM by yalerd


Thank for the replay guys!
I guess I'll go with the 70-300mm lens


Thanks again guys

  

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