Like other lens makers, Nikon has its own technical jargon for the features and specifications of its lenses. The first bit of Nikon lens jargon is the name – Nikon brands its lenses ‘Nikkor’’ – though some reviewers and retailers us the name ‘Nikon’ instead, just to be clear about who makes them. Nikon camera […]
Nikon lens jargon
Some lens jargon is used by all makers, such as focal length and maximum aperture, but makers use all sorts of bespoke lens jargon too, including Nikon. Examples include 'VR' (Vibration Reduction) and 'DX' for APS-C cameras and lenses.