Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED 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 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
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| No Weather Sealing
| Lens Extends while zooming
| Variable Aperture
Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED 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.
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR has a maximum diameter of 78mm and total length of 82mm when not extended. It weighs 485g / 17.1 oz.
Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR has a filter thread of 72mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR:
Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR 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
The Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED 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.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.22x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.38m.
Below are the 3 Standard Zoom type Nikon F mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED 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 f4.5 and minimum aperture of f29 at 85mm .
Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 11 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 ED glass element
- 3 aspherical elements
Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED 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-63.
Nikon 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR is available in Black color.
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