Compatible Lenses for Nikon D40, D60, D3200, D3300, D5300, D5500


Users of the Nikon D40 through Nikon D5500 cameras are probably aware of the fact that these cameras cannot autofocus with all Nikon-compatible lenses.  These cameras lack a built-in autofocus motor and, therefore, must rely on the motors inside the lenses in order achieve autofocus.

Since the introduction of the D40, Nikon has shown a commitment to making lenses that are compatible with all its DSLRs by putting autofocus motors inside. The cameras listed below all share the same AF motor characteristics and, therefore, need the appropriate lenses:

The following list contains those current lenses from Nikon and will be amended as new, compatible lenses are introduced. [Read more…]


Nikon D60 Review at has posted a review of the Nikon D60.

What’s nice about the D60 is that Nikon didn’t change things about the D40 that worked. The same solid construction is here. The economy of design and outstanding ergonomics are still here, too.

Read Photography Bay’s full review of the Nikon D60 here.

For even more news and reviews on the D60, check out Photography Bay’s Nikon D60 Reviews and Resources.

Nikon D60 Deal Alert

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The Nikon D60 is a solid camera, which Photography Bay highly recommends.  Read Photography Bay’s Nikon D60 Review for more info.

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Nikon DSLR Reviews

Reviews of Current Generation Nikon DSLRs

Nikon D3000

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Nikon D700

Nikon D3s

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Reviews of Previous Generations Nikon DSLRs

Nikon D40

Nikon D40x

Nikon D50

Nikon D60

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Nikon D70s

Nikon D80

Nikon D200

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Nikon D2H

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