I’m quite new to DSLR photography and before now my only experience was using the kit 18-105 mm lens that comes with the Nikon D7000. It’s a pretty good lens with a very generous focal length, but it does have it’s limitations.

http://stevewardle.com/2013/01/22/a-single-lens-view-of-melbourne-zoo-tamron-sp-90mm-f2-8-di-macro-11/