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I’ve slowly getting in to photography for a hobbie and for the last year I’ve been happy using my D3300 with the kit lens. I recently did a couple of night class courses at my local college and felt after a year of using my D3300 I decided to upgrade.


As I was happy with D3300, as I could work most of the basic without too much issues I thought I would upgrade my lens. As I mainly shoot landscapes and general country outdoors I settled on the nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4e ed vr.


The lens turned up and I took it out for a test run. I was left quite disappointed as the images I was capturing were very soft and seemed out of focus.  As I’m not an export on these matters I was wondering if I was missing something?


Do I need to change any settings on my camera? Or is the camera simple not good enough for this lens?


Thanks in advance for any help.






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It is hard to say what the issue is.  Posting an example with the EXIF settings (Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO) and any other information you can would be a great help to us in trying to help you.  Even information on the lens or lenses you have previously used might help us understand your issue a bit more...