Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with F(FX) Mount
What type of photography is the Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy Nikon AF Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon AF Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
Report a correction
| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Hood supplied
| Internal Focusing
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
Buy Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED from Amazon or B&H PHOTO
| No Weather Sealing
| Variable Aperture
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED is compatible with cameras that have a Nikon F (FX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D3500.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED has a maximum diameter of 83mm and total length of 83mm. It weighs 370g / 13.1 oz.
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED has a filter thread of 77mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED:
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED has a focal range of 18-35mm and 1.9X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 27 - 52.5mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Nikon 16-35mm f4G ED VR in Nikon F (FX) mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED With Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compared to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Below are the 3 Ultra-Wideangle Zoom type Nikon F mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 18mm, and a max aperture of f4.5 and minimum aperture of f22 at 35mm .
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED's optical formula consists of 11 elements in 8 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 ED glass element
- 1 aspherical lens
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is HB-23.
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED Lens
**This post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.