Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with F(FX) Mount
What type of photography is the Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
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| No Weather Sealing
| Lens Extends while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR 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
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR has a maximum diameter of 77mm and total length of 94mm when not extended. It weighs 575g / 20.3 oz.
Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR has a filter thread of 72mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR:
Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR has a focal range of 24-120mm and 5.0X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 36 - 180mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR 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.
Below are the 3 Standard Zoom type Nikon F mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 24mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f22 at 120mm .
Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR's optical formula consists of 15 elements in 13 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 2 ED glass elements
- 2 aspherical lenses
Nikon 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR 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 24-120mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF VR is available in Black color.
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