A DX format camera with excellent operational speed, strength, and photo quality.
A lens in production until the second half of the 90s. Today, in practice, is the only quality alternative for Nikon at reasonable prices. Ruggedly built, reliable and quite difficult to find, it must not be confused with the older non-macro version. Unmatched for both short and medium distances, it suffers a bit over a reach of 30 meters.
A lens designed for macrophotography that can be used as a general purpose one as well. Its main characteristics are an excellent resolution also wide open and a faithful color rendition; its main annoying drawback is the autofocus which, often, locks and must be manual switched back and forth to start working again.
A lens that should find its place in every Nikon kit. An evergreen basic lens with a remarkable quality.
A less known lens which gives pleasant surprises. Used on a DX body corrispondes to a 25-50. It is sharp already wide open, has a slightly warm color rendering, no vignetting, no chromatic aberrations.
Nikkor 16-85 f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
A modern and versatile lens, its construction is impressive for the category of belonging. It is fast and stabilized, has a great definition and neutrality in the rendering, the only drawback is its tendency to burn the highlights.
A new generation super tele lens, exceptional optical stabilization and bokeh quality make it an outstanding lens. An interesting advantage is the possibility to completely calibrate the lens and update the firmware via the optional USB Dock.
The Sigma Art, Contemporary and Sport lens series include the possibility to update the firmware, adjust the fine autofocus calibration and characterize their behavior. This dock is an interesting and relatively inexpensive object, a must have if you own one or more lenses of the above mentioned series.