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Full range (11-300mm) Nikon DX lens setup

Toshi Yamioka "Toshi"
The list author says: "This list contains my personal ideal setup of camera and lens for shooting in the DX Format by Nikon.

These lenses typically produce great results on the Nikon DX cameras. All but the Tokina have an internal focus motor, (meaning that the Tokina will only focus on DX camera bodies with an internal focus motor, ex D90, D7000)

There are 3 main camera bodies listed on this page. The D5000 would be the cheapest end one, but it is recommended that if you are looking into purchasing these lens, you should get either the D90 or the D7000."
11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX AF Lens - Nikon Mount
11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX AF Lens - Nikon Mount
"Currently one of the highest rated wide angle lens. Costs about $300 less than the Nikon 10-24, and this is a constant f/2.8 compared to the f/3.5-4.5 of the 10-24. Uses a 77 mm filter"
Nikon 35mm f/1.8G Auto Focus-S DX Lens for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras - Fixed
Nikon 35mm f/1.8G Auto Focus-S DX Lens for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras - Fixed
"A prime lens for capturing portraits. This lens is f/1.8, which allows plenty of light for low light settings (indoors, outdoor lighted events, etc). This may or may not be needed, as the 16-85 covers this, however if you tend to take a lot of pictures in natural lighting, this is the perfect prime lens to have on the DX format. Uses a 52 mm filter"
Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX ED VR Nikkor Wide-Angle Telephoto Zoom Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras
Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX ED VR Nikkor Wide-Angle Telephoto Zoom Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras
"This lens competes with the 18-200 due to their prices being close to each other (within 50-100). Some people appreciate the extra 2mm on the wide end and the fact that this lens generally tends to produce a sharper image than the 18-200. Uses a 67 mm filter"
Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Auto Focus-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital SLR
Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Auto Focus-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital SLR
"The longer lens standard, many people skip the 55-200 for this lens instead. The extra reach is good if you want to capture objects from far away, but be aware that is lens is "slow" (the aperture doesn't allow enough light to properly catch the image) so if you're looking for a lens to capture objects in low light, this lens would not be good for you. Uses a 52 mm filter"
Nikon 52mm Screw-on NC Filter
Nikon 52mm Screw-on NC Filter
"Protect your lens with these. They're not UV filters; they're NC filters, which stands for Neutral Clear filters. They're designed to simply protect your lens element from harm. They are typically very clear and see through compared to some UV filters from Hoya or Tiffen."
Nikon 67mm Screw-on Neutral Color Filter
Nikon 67mm Screw-on Neutral Color Filter
"Protect your lens with these. They're not UV filters; they're NC filters, which stands for Neutral Clear filters. They're designed to simply protect your lens element from harm. They are typically very clear and see through compared to some UV filters from Hoya or Tiffen."
Nikon 77mm Screw-on Neutral Color Filter
Nikon 77mm Screw-on Neutral Color Filter
"Protect your lens with these. They're not UV filters; they're NC filters, which stands for Neutral Clear filters. They're designed to simply protect your lens element from harm. They are typically very clear and see through compared to some UV filters from Hoya or Tiffen."
Nikon D5000 12.3 MP DX Digital SLR Camera with 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD (Body Only)
Nikon D5000 12.3 MP DX Digital SLR Camera with 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD (Body Only)
"Many people consider this as a D90 in a lighter, smaller, cheaper package. It has an LCD screen which can be tilted and moved around for odd angle live view shots. Note: One major difference between this and the D90 is that this camera has no auto focus motor in the body. The lenses used must have the "AF-S" suffix in their name for auto focus to work. Otherwise, you will have to focus manually."
Nikon D90 DX-Format CMOS DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
Nikon D90 DX-Format CMOS DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
"One of Nikon's greatest DX format cameras to be created, this camera was released in late 2008, but is still being made to this day. The competition with this camera would be the D7000, Nikon's latest camera. If you have the extra money, it is recommended to upgrade to that, but if you want to save up for lens, I highly recommend the D90."
Nikon D7000 DSLR (Body Only)
Nikon D7000 DSLR (Body Only)
"The newest (As of January 2011) DX camera released by Nikon, it has a lot of features which have been upgraded, such as 16.2 MP sensor, EXPEED 2 image processor, and semi magnesium alloy body. This is considered the "upgrade" to the D90, however the D90 still performs considerably well in it's own bracket. If you want the latest DX which performs very well, get this."