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Nikon 18-105mm f3.5-5.6 DX VR lens - sample photos

The Nikon AF-S DX 18-105mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR lens is a good choice for someone who wants more than the basic kit lens has to offer, while remaining compact and lightweight.

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Matthew Fitzgerald
Matthew Fitzgerald, a CNET associate editor, has been involved with digital camera technology and the photo industry for more than 15 years. His background includes work as a professional photographer, a technical representative, and a repair technician.
Matthew Fitzgerald
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VR in action

With Nikon's VR turned on, this image was able to be shot handheld at 1/30 second.
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Widest aperture of f3.5

Even when shot wide open, at f3.5 sharpness overall is good, and f3.5 was wide enough for some available light shooting.
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Wide angle

Having the ability to shoot wide comes in handy.
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Zoom Range: at 18mm its widest

Shot on a tripod at 18mm, or a 27mm equivalent in 35mm terms.
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Zoom range: At 25mm

Shot on a tripod at 25mm, or a 37mm equivalent in 35mm terms.
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Zoom range: At 50mm

Shot on a tripod at 50mm, or a 75mm equivalent in 35mm terms.
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Zoom range: At 105mm, its longest

Shot on a tripod at 105mm, or a 157mm equivalent in 35mm terms.

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