Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2,8 G ED


Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2,8 G ED


Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2,8 G ED
This is a zoom lens manufactured by Nikon and the model was launched 2007.
The lens belongs to the category  normal zoom lenses, a normal lens where you have the possibility to zoom in and out.
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Compability, auto focus and focal length
This lens is constructed to fit all models of Nikon cameras, regardless of camera model or type of sensor.
The ability to use auto focus is available for all cameras.
The lens has a focal length of 24-70 mm. Depending on which camera the lens is used, the experienced and perceived focal length will be different. Please visit the list of compatible cameras below, it will provide the equivalent focal length you get on each camera.
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Read more about focal length and your field of view
Read more on the cameras impact on the perceived focal length
 
Lens brightness and image stabilizer
The lens brightness and aperture value is f/2,8.
This aperture value indicates that the lens is very bright.  This will make it so much easier shooting in darker environments where you do not want or can use flash lighting, for example in churches or at different sports venues.
A feature worth commenting, which is also related to lens brightness, is that the brightness and maximum aperture-value remains constant regardless of focal length used. This makes it easier for you as a photographer. No matter if you are have the focus ring and focal length at 24 mm or at 70 mm the aperture value can be f/2,8.
The lens lacks image stabilization, which otherwise os good for avoiding the blur that can occur when using slow shutter speeds. Since the lens is bright, with good aperture value, the lack of image stabilization might not be that big of a deal, although a image stabilizer is always an advantage to have.
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Filter and Lens Hood
The lens has a traditional filter thread on the front and its measuring 77 mm which also the filter you will use must have. If you use for example an UV filter can be a cheap insurance against scratches and dust.
If you buy this lens it will come with a lens hood, whose model name is "HB-40".
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Different versions of the lens
This lens has replaced an earlier version and this lens is currently the newest version but please compare it with the earlier versions before you buy it.
Nikon AF-S 28-70mm f/2,8 D IF-ED (1999)
Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2,8 G ED (2007) << The lens you are currently viewing
 
Prices and awards
EISA EISA Awards 2008-2009: European Professional Lens
 
Pictures (product and sample images)
In order to see larger product images of the lens, click the link below.
Besides looking at product images it is also of interest to see pictures taken with this specific lens. This can give you a hint of what kind of images this lens can achieve, what the focal length will be like etc.
Images of Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2,8 G ED
Sample pictures taken with Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2,8 G ED
 
Things to consider before buying
Below you will find some summarized points and facts that can be considered as the 'pros and cons' of this lens. These are based entirely on the facts and values that are accessible through the lens specification, so we highly recommend that you also read the reported reviews available (see tab 'Reviews'); this in order to get a more complete view of the lens and its capabilites. Reviewer opinions reflect the lens, its use and its optical performance in a more accurate way, but any way - here a few different points to consider before buying this lens.
The lens brightness, f/2,8
Constant maximum aperture value regardless of focal length
Works on all sensor types
Has a built-in auto focus motor
A lens hood is included
The lens is sealed against dust and moisture
The lens is the latest among several editions
The lens was awarded at EISA Awards 2008-2009: European Professional Lens
Heavy (900 gr)
The price (more info)
Specification
Product Name:Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2,8 G ED (See dictionary)
Release date: 2007
Manufacturer:Nikon
Type of lens: Normal Zoom Lens
Construction: Zoom lens (with the ability to zoom in and out)
Works with cameras from: Nikon (see compatible cameras)
1:1 at Macro:
No Macro lens
Compability:
Works on all sensors (see compatible cameras)
Auto focus:
Yes
Built-in auto focus (AF) motor:
Yes (more info)
Maximum aperture: f/2,8
Focal Range: 24-70 mm
Depending on which camera this lens is used the focal length can seem different. This is because different camera sensors can have a slight crop factor and the focal length will be equivalent to:
  24-70 mmon Nikon FX, Full frame
  36-105 mmon Nikon DX, APS-C
See list, camera for camera
Read more on the cameras impact on the perceived focal length
Lens Construction: 15 elements / 11 groups
Image Stabilizer:
No
Closest Focusing Distance:38 cm
Filter: Filter Thread, 77 mm
Lens Hood:
HB-40(included)
Tripod mount:
No (Read more)
Weather sealing:
Yes
Dimensions (diameter x length):83 x 133 mm
Vikt:900 g (see the total weight, camera+lens)
Retail price (USD)1889 USD
 
 
Product Page (Nikon):
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Text from Nikon:"Standard zoom NIKKOR lens with constant f/2.8 aperture

Constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 at all focal lengths

Enhanced optical formulas, engineered to produce exceptional sharpness, contrast and color, render outstanding image integrity

ED (Extra-low dispersion) glass elements minimize chromatic aberration to deliver stunning sharpness and contrast

Aspherical lenses including large-diameter PGM element eliminate various types of lens aberration even at the widest aperture

Nano Crystal Coat virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections, effectively reducing ghosting and flare

High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating offers superior color reproduction, while minimizing ghosting and flare

IF (Internal Focusing) enables focusing without changing the length of lens barrel

Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor for fast, quiet autofocus operation

Rounded diaphragm opening (9 blades) makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural

0.38 m/1.2 ft. closest focusing distance with focal length 35-50 mm

Filter attachment size of 77 mm

M/A mode enables instant switching from autofocus to manual focus, even during AF servo operation, with virtually no time lag

Dedicated flower-shaped lens hood effectively minimizes stray light

Lens barrel is built for comfortable holding while featuring a rugged design; zoom and focusing rings provide smooth operation

Engineered to Nikon professional D-SLR standards to effectively resist dust and moisture"
 
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Reviews
fotosidan.se (reviews by users)
 
colorfoto.de
http://www.colorfoto.de/testbericht/nikon-af-s-nikkor-2-8-24-70-mm-g-ed-an-nikon-d700-1032057,923.html
 
fredmiranda.com
http://www.fredmiranda.com/reviews/showproduct.php?product=337&sort=7&cat=28&page=2
 
ishootshows.com
http://ishootshows.com/2011/01/25/review-nikon-24-70mm-f2-8/
 
kenrockwell.com
http://kenrockwell.com/nikon/24-70mm.htm
 
robdphotos.blogspot.ca
http://robdphotos.blogspot.se/2011/09/nikon-af-s-nikkor-24-70mm-f28g-ed.html
 
slrlensreview.com
http://slrlensreview.com/web/nikon-slr-lenses-40/standard-zoom-slr-lenses-68/527-nikon-af-s-zoom-nikkor-24-70mm-f28g-ed.html
 
sportsshooter.com
http://www.sportsshooter.com/gear_profile.html?id=216
 
utopia-photography.ch
http://utopia-photography.ch/lenses/2870mm/portraiture.html
 
 
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Pictures (product and sample images)
In order to see larger product images of the lens, click the link below.
Besides looking at product images it is also of interest to see pictures taken with this specific lens. This can give you a hint of what kind of images this lens can achieve, what the focal length will be like etc.
Images of Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2,8 G ED
Sample pictures taken with Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2,8 G ED
Different versions of this lens
1999 Nikon AF-S 28-70mm f/2,8 D IF-ED
2007 Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2,8 G ED

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