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Video: Nikon AF-S DX VR 55-200mm Lens

Julie Govan is the Brand Manager at Crutchfield, and has been writing about consumer electronics since 1999. Her areas of expertise include home theater, surround sound, digital cameras, and HDTV. In her spare time, she also writes book reviews and fiction. She earned a B.A. in English from Davidson College, and went on to receive a master's degree in English literature from the University of Virginia.

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Fans of telephoto shooting will appreciate the high-quality optics and zoom power of this 55-200mm VR Nikon lens. We share our impressions in this short video review.

Video Transcript

Julie: Nikon's 55-200mm VR lens picks up where most kit lenses leave off. At the 55mm end, it's really good for portraits, and then you can use the zoom to get closer to the action. I think it's especially good for use outdoors, and I found it really lightweight and easy to carry when I tried it out. Vibration reduction is best for making steady hand-held shots of still subjects, and basically you get a lot of lens for the money.

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