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Poring Over the Lens

Lens Front


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  1. Front lens element
  2. Lens type (AF or AF-S)
  3. Cropped-sensor designation (DX)
  4. Focal length
  5. Maximum aperture value
  6. Vibration Reduction designation (VR)

Lens Side


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  1. Zoom ring
  2. Focus ring
  3. Auto/Manual focus switch
  4. Lens mount
  5. Vibration Reduction switch (only on VR-equipped lenses)
  6. Vibration Reduction method switch (only on VR-equipped lenses)
  7. Focus range limit switch
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