Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-IF is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (DX) mount cameras.
Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-IF is compatible with cameras that have Nikon F (DX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (DX) lenses are Nikon D3500, Nikon D7500 and Nikon D5600.
Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-IF has a focal range of 17-55mm and 3.2X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 25.5-82.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-IF is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-IF with a weather sealed camera body such as Nikon D7500, Nikon D500 and Nikon D7200.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-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 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR in Nikon F (DX) mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-IF 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 compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-IF is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 17mm all the way to the 55mm .
Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-IF's optical formula consists of 14 elements in 10 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 3x ED glass elements
- 3x aspherical lens elements
Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-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-31.
Nikon 17-55mm f2.8G ED-IF is available in Black color.
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