and versatile 5X standard zoom lens with f/4 maximum aperture
for landscapes, portraits, weddings and distant subjects offering
a constant maximum aperture to maintain exposure settings
throughout the entire zoom range and VR II Image Stabilization.
VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens,
enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than
would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still
images and video capture.
Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements
superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing
chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture setting.
Focus Mode Switch
quick changes between manual and autofocus operation.
Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
fast, accurate and quiet autofocus.
more natural appearance of out-of-focus image areas.
range on Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras
of view is equivalent to a focal length of 36-180mm in FX/35mm
reduces ghosting and interior flare across a wide range of
wavelengths for even greater image clarity.
Aspherical Lens Elements
lens elements virtually eliminate coma and other types of
aberration, even when shooting at the widest available aperture.
fast and quiet autofocus without changing the length of the lens,
retaining working distance throughout the focus range.
Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
light transmission efficiency and offers superior color
consistency and reduced flare