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Question on lenses for my D5600


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Tstrick48

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Hi I am new to DSLR cameras I am looking for a 70-200 f2.8 lens to use to take pics of my daughters soccer and basketball games. I don’t know what lens will work for my camera. I have read that I need a AF-s lens for auto focus to work is this correct?

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Nikon D5600 Digital SLR Camera | Interchangeable Lens Camera

 

Autofocus is available with AF-S, AF-P, and AF-I lenses

 

This camera supports autofocus with AF-P and type E and G AF-S lenses only.
AF NIKKOR for F3AF not supported.
AI-P NIKKOR: All Functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II.
Electronic rangefinder can be used if Maximum Aperture is f/5.6 or faster.
IX NIKKOR lenses cannot be used.
Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function.
Other AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except 3D Color Matrix Metering II.
Type D PC NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except Autofocus and some Shooting Modes.
Type G or D AF NIKKOR not equipped with an autofocus motor: all functions supported except autofocus.


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You should be fine with either of the current Nikon 70-200 f2.8 lenses or the f4 version, however the f4 version is not your best choice for sports in general, especially indoor sports.