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Will Nikon AF-S "G" lenses autofocus on D3xxx bodies?

The Nikon 18-200mm F/3.5-5.6G IF-ED AF-S VR II DX lens will autofocus on your D3300. The important statement is: "Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses". The secondary statement, "...
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Is it stupid to purchase AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D over AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G to save a few bucks?

I think you forgot one really basic thing. Image quality. You may want a side-by-side comparison of the much older D design to the digital-era G design on a full-frame camera, such as this one on the-...
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Is it stupid to purchase AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D over AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G to save a few bucks?

"...all Pro FX bodies have AF motor built inside the body. Hence, SWM in 'AF-S' lens is redundant." Not necessarily. The performance of camera based focus motors and lens based focus motors is far ...
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Why is my Nikon D750 not autofocusing?

There are a few different possibilities that could be preventing the camera from autofocusing correctly. A lot depends on exactly how you are trying to tell the camera to initiate AF. All page number ...
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Nikon D3300 with AF 50mm lens

Digital camera viewfinders don't have the special focusing aids film cameras had to make manual focusing easy. 50mm is a bit long to try to focus manually with a flat glass viewfinder on a crop sensor ...
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Nikon D3300 with AF 50mm lens

The thing to consider is your own skill level really. If you can precisely tune the focus without the use of auto-focus then you can probably get away with using it. Otherwise, I would say just stick ...
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Nikon D70 with AF-S NIKKOR 18-70mm lens

Something is broken. Short of sending both in to a repair center, the only way to determine if it is the camera or the lens that is broken (or maybe both are broken?) is to use another AF lens on the ...
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Can Nikon AF-S or AF-P lenses with broken AF motors be autofocused with bodies that have a built-in motor?

AF-S and AF-P lens have their own autofocus motors; AF-S have Nikon's "Silent Wave Motor"; AF-P lenses have a "Pulse" stepper motor. From Nikon's product pages for AF-S and AF-P ...
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Are these rear element lens scratches and do they matter?

Am I correct that the white marks are scratches and will these matter or will blur of unfocused light make them irrelevant? It's not clear what those marks are from the picture. Run a fingernail ...
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Are these rear element lens scratches and do they matter?

Short answer: No! scratches on the lens front or rear elements don't matter as much as most people think. If you are considering buying this lens, you should go ahead especially because with ...
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Nikin D5500 Nikon 35mm 1,8. Camera won't focus automatically

It is highly unlikely that the shooting mode has anything to do with the autofocus settings. If you are using an AF-S lens which supports autofocus on the D5500 which I assume you are, there is a ...
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Why is my NIKON AF-S 18-105 VR on my NIKON D5500 not autofocusing?

Your AF-S 18-105 VR lens has what is known as internal focusing. That means that all of the movement when the lens focuses is on the inside of the lens and nothing on the outside of the lens moves ...
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