Ultra-light, ultra-versatileMeet the world's lightest 5x zoom lens with
an f/2.8-4 aperture*, which is excellent for softening foregrounds or
backgrounds and highlighting your subject. On a DX-format camera, it's
zoom range is equivalent to Nikon's 24-120mm FX lens (35mm format), a
staple in many pro camera bags.
Pro-grade image qualityUnleash the power of your high-resolution Nikon
DSLR. Nano Crystal Coat virtually eliminates glare, while Extra-low
Dispersion Glass and Aspherical elements reduce color aberration and
enhance sharpness and contrast. Capture vibrant colors, rich tonality
and a level of detail that's staggering.
4 stops of Vibration ReductionIn low light situations, the 16-80mm's VR
image stabilization lets you shoot handheld up to 4 shutter speeds
slower to gather more of the available light without causing blur.
There's even a specialized Tripod VR mode, a first for this zoom range*,
that eliminates the effects of tripod vibration.
Ultra-fast precisionNikon's DX and FX DSLRs can freeze action with fast
continuous shooting speeds; this lens can keep up. A specialized
electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism operates in precise sync with the
camera's shutter for reliable exposure control during high-speed