Nikon Nikkor DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR is a versatile lens capable of shooting wide-angle to super telephoto focal lengths. It has an equivalent to 27-450mm in DX format allowing it to be ideal in an array of shooting situations. Its silent wave motor deliver quick, quiet auto focusing for photo and video, as well as, internal focusing that keeps the lens design compact. The designated VR technology optically stabilizes the image to minimize blur as a result camera movement. The lens also incorporates three aspherical and three extra-low dispersion glass elements that will minimize aberrations. It's Super Integrated Lens Coasting eliminates ghosting and flare while increasing the contrast. The lens concerts 16 element in 12 groups lens construction, seven rounded blade diaphragm, 1.6-feet minimum focusing distance, 76° viewing angle and 67mm filter thread.