I bought this lens for my Nikon D50 as a replacement for the 18-55mm lens that it came with. The difference in quality is immediately noticeable. While the standard lens feels cheap and rattles about when you shake it this one is heavier and made from the same heavy duty plastic as Nikon's ... Read review
A lens hood is a must for every D-SLR photo enthusiast. A lens hood is primarily designed ... more
to avoid unwanted stray light from entering the lens by extending and shading the end of the lens. The bayonet connection makes attaching the lens hood to your lens very simple. In addition, since the end of the lens is extended, you also get the added benefit of some extra protection from accidental impact.IMPORTANTThis lens hood is designed to replace the manufacturer branded version. A dedicated lens hood such as this, is specifically designed to match a lens or a number of lenses. Please take care when purchasing a lens hood for your lens, as some manufacturers have produced multiple versions of lenses with subtle changes to the lens model numbers and these lenses sometimes use different lens hoods. Just because the lens hood is designed for one lens does not mean it will fit a different version. If in doubt please check the manufacturers website to ensure you are purchasing the correct lens hood.
"...bought this lens for my Nikon D50 as a replacement for the 18-55mm lens that it came with. The difference in quality is immediately noticeable. While the standard lens feels cheap and rattles about when you shake it this one is heavier and made from the same heavy duty plastic as Nikon's entry level DSLR range. With the kit lense manual focusing is achieved by gripping and twisting the end of the lens whereas this more upmarket model features a focusing ..."
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Manufacturer's product description
Nikon is a precision optical company with worldwide manufacturing, research and marketing capabilities. The Nikon name is equated with extraordinary photographic performance, innovation, precision and optical quality.PRODUCT FEATURES:Compact 3 8X zoom covers portrait to wide view (76 at 18mm to 22 50' at 70mm);Three Nikon ED glass elements, plus aspheric element for low distortion and minimized chromatic aberration;Exclusive Silent Wave Motor for high-speed auto-focusing with accuracy and super-quiet operation;Internal Focusing (IF) for smoother operation and great balance;M/A mode for instant switching from auto-focus to manual Nikon D-Signal technology for enhanced flash and ambient exposure control.