Mandar Marathe

Dr Mandar Marathe
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Nikon 55-200MM F/4-5.6 AF-S VR DX Black Lens by Nikon
200 of 213 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good performer, 26 May 2007
Announced in March 2007, this is one of Nikon's latest DX lenses for digital cameras. I have been using this lens on my D40. Compared with the 18-55mm kit lens, this lens not only extends the zoom range, but it also delivers sharper photos. As far as I can tell, it is the same lens as the previous 55-200mm lens, but with Vibration Reduction (VR) technology which is essential at high zooms. When you press the shutter half-way, the VR is activated and you can actually see a visible difference through the viewfinder! The lens makes a humming sound while the VR system is active. I would recommend that you don't go for the old non-VR lens - pay 100 extra and get one like this with VR. It will… Read more
Nikon D40 with AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5&hellip by Nikon
73 of 76 people found the following review helpful
I have used point & shoot cameras for many years, starting with film and switching to digital a while back. I recently lost my old digital point & shoot camera, so took this opportunity to venture into the world of digital SLR. I bought the Nikon D40 as it was the cheapest digital SLR available.

With today's modern point & shoot digital cameras you can do most of the things that SLRs are characteristically strong at, such as controlling shutter speed and aperture. This is true especially with some of the higher-end point & shoot cameras, many of which have a higher megapixel count.

However, as SLRs are physically bigger, the controls for accessing these features are… Read more

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