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David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon® D5200 by David D. Busch

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Lens Components

The lens shown at left in Figure 2.13 is a typical lens that might be mounted on the Nikon D5200. It is, in fact, the 18-55mm VR “kit” lens sometimes sold with the camera body. Unfortunately, this particular lens doesn’t include all the common features found on the various Nikon lenses available for your camera, so I am including a second lens (shown at right in the figure) that does have more features and components. It’s not a typical lens that a D5200 user might work with, however. This 17-35mm zoom is a pricey “pro” lens that costs about 1.5X as much as the entire D5200 camera. Nevertheless, it makes a good example.

Components found on this pair of lenses include:

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