What is the difference between Nikkor AF-S and AF P?

What is the difference between Nikkor AF-S and AF P?

AF-P lenses use a “Pulse” motor or “Stepping” autofocus motor and are even quieter and smoother to autofocus than an AF-S lens, making these lenses ideal when shooting video with a DSLR. The DSLR camera bodies that do feature a focus motor can utilize AF and AF-S lenses.

What is VR on Nikon lenses?

Vibration Reduction (VR) is an image stabilization technology that minimizes blur caused by camera shake. Using a VR NIKKOR lens can result in sharp images in low light, under windy conditions or when using a physically large NIKKOR lens, at up to four stops slower with a VR lens than a non-VR lens.

Is Nikon 18-55mm lens good for portraits?

It’s especially great for portraits, basic macro photography, landscapes, documentary and street photography. Once you learn how to get the most out of your 18-55mm lens, it can be one of the most useful pieces of gear you own.

How effective is Nikon VR?

According to Nikon, VR or image stabilization can provide 4 stops slower speed than a lens without it and still yield a tack sharp photo. In most cases, Nikon is correct. I can attest that it works and works well, allowing me to take extremely slower shutter speed shots hand held that is still tack sharp.

How much is Nikon DX AF-S 18-55mm?

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This item Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G Vibration Reduction II Zoom Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras
Price $9600
Sold By R&R Electro
Item Dimensions 2.6 x 2.36 x 2.36 inches
Item Weight 6.88 ounces

What is the Nikon 18-55mm lens good for?

Optimized for Nikon DX-format D-SLRs, the ultra-compact and lightweight AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II covers the most frequently used focal length range of 18–55mm. This makes it a great choice for a wide variety of shooting situations, from portraits to landscapes to HD video recording.

What is the difference between an AF lens and an AF-S lens?

There are two types of Nikon lenses: AF (auto focus) and AF-S (auto focus with silent wave motor). AF are generally the older lenses that will only work in the manual mode. AF-S lenses work on all Nikon digital cameras, and have a fast and silent autofocus.

What is VR II lens?

Both new lenses share Nikon’s latest image-stabilization technology, Vibration Reduction II (VR II) for reduced blur from camera shake. VR II is said to compensate for up to four stops, allowing the shooter to shoot handheld up to four shutter speeds slower.

How good is 18-55mm lens?

The 18mm is a moderate wide-angle lens that is great for landscapes, architecture, and environmental portraiture. The 55mm end makes for a short telephoto lens, ideal for compressing perspective when taking portraits or closing in on small details.

What is the difference between Nikon VR and VR II?

Examples of first VR-based lenses are the 80-400/4.5-5.6VR and the 70-200/2.8VR. The Nikon VR II’s main difference is its new zooming mechanism. The original Nikon VR’s mechanical zooming creeps when positioned vertically. This is found to be very annoying by many photographers particularly when shooting upwards.