Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E VR Review


I review the Nikon 16-80mm f/2.4-4 VR lens (buy here ) Photos taken with the Nikon D500, buy here

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32 thoughts on “Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E VR Review”

  1. The reason it's focusing is so damn noisy is because it has plastic gears in the focusing motor/drive. That's partially the difference you get buying a DX lens over an FX lens.I only shoot DX bodies (D500 currently) and only use FX lenses, better quality, faster lenses, sharper usually to the edges on DX bodies.

  2. Hi there, If you're going to choose between this two lenses. What would you choose, Sigma 17-70 mm F/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Lens Or Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Lens? I' am planning to use the lens that I'am going to buy for travel, birthday party's wedding etc.. I hope that you can help me to choose what is the right/correct lens for me, by the way I've been using Nikon d5600. Thanks in advance, god bless

  3. Use with D7200 with amazing results. Dare i say its strong point maintains with some FF primes ive used. Its that good for me. Either my copy is that good, or my primes have issues. Try yourself. I recommend to every DX owner wanting one lens for vacation. No lose in quality, its killer. Can be had for sub $600.

  4. anyone else tired of these photography videos with just some guy hanging out in a room playing with his expensive toy, NOT doing any freaking photography?….like, dude…..what is your experience shooting in the real world?….have you ever actually taken it out at all? To anyone watching this video….if you just need to do some home videos and snaps some pics of your kids or whatever…..use your smartphone….

  5. Just bought this lens; then did some test(all shot at F8).
    @16MM( A tiny bit sharper than the tokina 11-16 and sharper than the Nikon 18-140}

    @35mm(a hair sharper than the Nikon 35mm 1.8 DX and good amount sharper than the nikon 18-140)

    @50mm(same sharpness as the Nikon 50mm 1.8D and good amount sharper than the
    Nikon 18-140)

    @80mm(a good amount sharper than the Nikon 85mm 1.8D and significantly sharper the
    Nikon 18-140)
    My test wasn't the most technical but i feel it was accurate. I am very happy with my purchase of the Nikon16-80.


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