Together with the D300sâ€™ announcement, Nikon today introduced the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 ED VR II and the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II telephoto zoom lenses, both featuring Vibration Reduction (VR II) image stabilization.
Nikon said the 18-200mm, the companyâ€™s best-selling premium high-ratio zoom ever, offers enthusiasts excellent versatility. The 70-200mm f/2.8, now benefiting from Nikon’s exclusive Nano Crystal Coat, retains its status as a preeminent choice for discerning professionals in a multitude of shooting disciplines.
Both of these lenses use Nikonâ€™s VR II image stabilization technology, according to the company, which is optimized to function most effectively for each lens design to substantially reduce camera shake-related image blur. Nikon claims VR II allows photographers to shoot handheld at as many as four shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible.
[Via: Nikon USA]