Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G ED is an Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (FX) mount cameras.
Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G ED 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.
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G 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.
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G ED 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 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G ED with a weather sealed camera body such as Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D850.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G 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 f3.5-4.5G ED With Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G 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 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 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G 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 f29 at 35mm .
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G ED's optical formula consists of 12 elements in 4 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 2 ED glass elements
- three aspherical elements
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G ED comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5G ED is available in Black color.
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