APS-C Stabilized f/3.5-6.3$649.) bigger. I'd get the Canon version at Adorama and at B&H, and I'd get the Nikon version at Adorama and at B&H.
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Tamron has always been the wide-range zoom innovator. While I'm not a fan of their lenses, many people are, and they have always been the first with crazy, unheard of zoom ranges, like the world's first 28-200mm lens back in 1992.
Today, 23 June 2017, they announced this 18~400mm f/3.5~6.3 lens for DX and APS-C, and it's also stabilized.
It's $649 and comes in Canon and Nikon mounts.
It comes in versions for Canon and for Nikon.
It's an APS-C lens, so don't expect it to work on full-frame.
Tamron 18-400mm construction.
Tamron 18-400mm MTF at 18mm.
Tamron 18-400mm MTF at 400mm.
For Nikon I'd also consider the Nikon 18-300mm DX VR, which has instant manual-focus override and is rated 4, not 2.5, stops VR improvement..
Canon doesn't have anything close for APS-C.
The very best protective filter is the 72mm Hoya multicoated HD3 UV which uses hardened glass and repels dirt and fingerprints, and is also multicoated.
Filters last a lifetime, so you may as well get the best. The Hoya HD3 stays cleaner than the others since it repels oil and dirt.
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23 June 2017