Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (FX) mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Nikon AF Nikkor 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon AF Nikkor 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Hood supplied
| Fast Aperture at Wide end
| Fast Aperture at Tele end
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
|9 Diaphragm Blades
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| No Weather Sealing
| Lens Extents while zooming
| Variable Aperture
Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF is compatible with cameras that have 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 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF has a maximum diameter of 79mm and total length of 83mm when not extended . It weighs 545g / 19.2 oz.
Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF has a filter thread of 72mm.
Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF has a focal range of 24-85mm and 3.5X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 36 - 127.5mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF 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 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR in Nikon F (FX) mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF With Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f2.8 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 24mm, and a max aperture of f4 and minimum aperture of f22 at 85mm .
Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF's optical formula consists of 15 elements in 11 groups .
Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF 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-25.
Nikon 24-85mm f2.8-4D IF is available in Black color.
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