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You may need a different lens if the kit doesn't fit the subject matter you're most interested in shooting, but given that you're relying on Auto mode even after a year, perhaps it's more a matter of knowledge/practice [see WTD174], or possibly just that photography is not for you. There's no shame in this. The vast majority of people don't use cameras to ...


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Type the name of your lens in a Google or Flickr searchbox to see what others can do with it. Then pick a picture you like and try to recreate it. Learn what you need to know about settings along the way. You can use this site for the specific problems you encounter.


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If they are showing up at the same place on every image, then this is most likely a failure of either the sensor or the electronics that pull the data off of the sensor. Either way, that's something that needs to be evaluated and repaired by Nikon.


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A NEF file would be good to see before anything, but most probably you need to send the camera for servicing. If in USA, you can try https://repair.nikonusa.com/ProductEntry


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This lens uses a screw driven AF, meaning the body drives the AF. The D5xxx series and D3xxx series of cameras need AF-S lenses in order to AF with them.


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Nikon has a compatibility chart where you can look these things up. On this page you can download the chart in Excel format. https://nikoneurope-en.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/19026 It seems autofocus is not supported for this combination.


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I've got the Tamron SP 70-300mm Di VC USD (Amazon -> 223€) for my Nikon D5100. I'm satisfied with it, the stabilizator is awesome. A sample: https://500px.com/photo/61807535/cyclo-cross-sprinter-2-by-salva-j-garc%C3%ADa-barroso Reasons I found to buy the Tamrom: Tamron VC is superior to Nikon VR. Nikon is weaker in range 250-300. There is a non written ...



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