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Long lens for D3000


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is there a long lens that will work with a nikon D3000 that is 600mm or above?



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All three third-party 150-600 telezooms have built-in focus motors, so they will work on the D3000.

The first generation of the Tamron isn’t a good match for a D3000 as it can’t be calibrated by the user and the D3000 doesn’t have AF fine-tune. 
The Sigma Sports version works well on a tripod, but for hand-held use it isn’t a good match for a low mass body like the D3000.

 

Earlier lenses than the 150-600 class usually are screw-drive and won’t AF on D3xxx, D5xxx or mirrorless bodies as there is no focus motor in the body.