One lens to do it all – The Nikon 18-105mm G ED VR.
This general-purpose lens features more telephoto zoom than your standard kit lens, negating the need for you to carry another lens in most situations. The 18-105mm focal range is equivalent to a 27-157.5mm zoom lens on an FX format body – covering you for wide-angle landscapes, portraits and anything else that crosses your path.
Whether your subject is off in the distance or right up close to your lens, the 18-105mm is the perfect match. Take this compact and lightweight lens wherever the road takes you, it will never weigh you down.
The VR stabilizer featured in the Nikon 18-105mm lens allows you to shoot at shutter speeds up to 3x slower than would usually be possible, without camera-shake being an issue. Use this lens in dark interiors or take it in a walk after dusk and leave your tripod in the boot of your car – the 18-105mm lens will ensure your images are sharp.
Whether you are photographing your kids and pets as they run wild around your back yard, or utilizing the video mode of your DSLR, you are sure to appreciate the Silent Wave Motor. Fast, silent and accurate, the Autofocus motor will barely be noticed, which is a very good thing, You will be able to achieve focus on your subject swiftly with minimal effort or noise; noise which can sometimes ruin a great home movie.
In the past a photographer would need to carry a heavy kit bag to perform all of the tasks that have been outlined. The Nikon 18-105mm can do all of this in a small, lightweight package – weighing in at just 420 grams.
Pair this lens with one of Nikon’s excellent DX format DSLRs and you have a kit ready to tackle any hurdle, at a very reasonable price.