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Getting a new camera I know the camera i want
But need a better lens
So getting Body only
Nikon D3200 Digital SLR Camera Body Only - Black (24.2MP) 3 inch LCD
will this lens fit/work with it
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Short answer...yes. Any lens designed for APS-C sized cameras will fit the D3200.
thank you Gaucho !
Quote: Short answer...yes. Any lens designed for APS-C sized cameras will fit the D3200.
Unfortunately that's not strictly true. The D3200 AFAIK doesn't have an in-built focus screw, so if you want AF from a lens, you need to ensure it has its own focus motor in the lens.
I can't for some reason get the specs up from the Tamron site on this particular lens - I'd advise you to check it as some of the cheaper lenses do lack a motor. I'm guessing this probably has one, but in your shoes I'd make sure before ordering.
Edit: the specs have come up and there are two versions of this lens - A14N & A14NII - you need the latter of these two, which does have a motor - the other version will mount, but only work in manual focus.
Thanks for the information Gaucho.
thank you loads !!
What a decision !!! If you get the Camera above with the standard lens
or Body only with a stronger lens
But don't want to go up too much more in price ????
body plus nikon 18-105
The trouble with getting an APS-C DSLR like the Nikon and a cheap 10X zoom lens is that you almost get the worst of all worlds. The camera's big and heavy - and the lens is too - yet you're not going to get great quality pictures because the lens is a compromise. So you're carrying around a bulky bit of kit and not getting much reward.
If you want an interchangeable lens camera but you also want an "all-purpose" lens it makes sense to go with a smaller format than APS-C. Have you looked at the Panasonic m4/3 range? You can get the same lens range in a much smaller package without compromising image quality.
Let me tempt you a bit. Canon DSLRs do not have any trouble with focusing any lens - for atavistic in-camera screw drive is not met in these cameras. Any APS-c will work with any of EF or EF-s lens made by Canon, and any digital era EF or EF-s lens made by any other company.
Quote: Let me tempt you a bit. Canon DSLRs do not have any trouble with focusing any lens - for atavistic in-camera screw drive is not met in these cameras. Any APS-c will work with any of EF or EF-s lens made by Canon, and any digital era EF or EF-s lens made by any other company.
Translation (I think): Canon DSLRs work with those nasty screw-drive lenses - unlike entry-level Nikons.
Er, I'd still go with Nikon, thanks.
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