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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Lens

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Quick Overview


  • Professional f/2.8 zoom

  • Fast f/2.8 aperture

  • Vibration Reduction (VR)

  • Nano Crystal Coat

  • Silent Wave Motor (SWM)

  • Fluorine coating

$3,999.00

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Lens

Faster. Stronger. Steadier than ever. Offering industry-leading image quality, the AF-S NIKKOR 24–70mm f/2.8E ED VR responds to the demands of professional use with exceptional integrity.

The introduction of Nikon’s powerful Vibration Reduction (VR) and a brand new optical construction breathe new life into this workhorse: the most widely used professional lens in the NIKKOR line-up. VR offers an impressive four-stop advantage, effectively minimising the blur that can be caused by camera shake. Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor offers faster AF performance. In addition to the stronger build, a fluorine coating on front and rear lens elements actively repel water, dust, and dirt.

Meet your new must-have lens, the evolution of a legendary workhorse. The AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR improves upon nearly every aspect of its acclaimed predecessor—sharpness, speed, consistency, control, and durability plus Vibration Reduction image stabilization technology—and the results are stunning. Pair it with a Nikon full-frame high-resolution DSLR, and achieve new levels of sharpness and clarity. From studio work to field assignments, environmental to events, stills to HD video, when chasing the decisive moment, you'll always know which lens to grab.

In pursuit of ultimate image quality

Optical precision to the edge of the frame

A first for NIKKOR lenses, a new Aspherical Extra-Low Dispersion (ASP/ED) element is paired with traditional AS, ED and HRI elements for a thrilling new level of optical precision. Photos and videos take on a beautiful balance of sharpness and soft blur effects, virtually free of flare, ghosting, coma, chromatic or spherical aberration, even at the far edges of the frame. For those who thrive on image quality, the AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR delivers.

The go-to lens

Versatility, speed, and durability

24-70mm is the sweet spot of the zoom range for many photographers, great for everything from landscapes and studio work to weddings and press events. The f/2.8 constant aperture allows for faster shutter speeds to freeze fast action, renders a beautiful bokeh blur and performs brilliantly in low light. Add an electromagnetic diaphragm for fast auto-exposure control plus the protection of Nikon's fluorine coat on the front and rear glass, and you've got the ultimate workhorse for nearly any situation.

Steadier than ever

4.0 stops of Vibration Reduction*

To complete the evolution, the AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR also includes Nikon's Vibration Reduction image stabilization technology. It reduces camera shake and vibration up to ~4.0 stops*. Capture sharp, steady handheld stills and HD videos, and shoot at slower shutter speeds in low-light situations without sacrificing sharpness. Versatility, enhanced.

Aspherical Lens

A lens with a curved, non-spherical surface. Used to reduce aberrations and enable a more compact lens size. Aspherical lenses minimize coma and other types of lens aberrations, even when used at the widest aperture. They are particularly useful in correcting distortion in wide-angle lenses and help contribute to a lighter, more compact design by reducing the number of standard (spherical) elements necessary. Aspherical lens elements correct these distortions by continuously changing the refractive index from the center of the lens.

Electromagnetic Diaphragm Mechanism

An electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism in the lens barrel provides highly accurate electronic diaphragm or aperture blade control when using auto exposure during continuous shooting. With conventional D/G type lenses, the diaphragm blades are operated by mechanical linkage levers.

ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass

An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.

HRI

HRI stands for High Refractive Index Lens. With a refractive index of more than 2.0, one HRI lens can offer effects equivalent to those obtained with several normal glass elements and can compensate for both field curvature and spherical aberrations. Therefore, HRI lenses achieve great optical performance in an even more compact body.

IF Lens

A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. Thus, IF NIKKORS do not change in size during AF operation, allowing for compact, lightweight lenses capable of closer focusing distances. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.

M/A

Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens. This makes it possible to seamlessly switch to fine manual focusing while looking through the viewfinder.

Nano Crystal Coat

An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths. Nano Crystal Coat solves ghost effects caused by red light and effectively reduces ghost and flare caused by light entering the lens diagonally.

Silent Wave Motor

AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor (SWM), which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology. SWM uses ultrasonic vibrations—rather than a gear system—to focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation.

Super Integrated Coating

Nikon Super Integrated Coating is Nikon's term for its multilayer coating of the optical elements in NIKKOR lenses.

Vibration Reduction

A Nikon in-lens technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake. Lenses that offer VR will feature the abbreviation VR on the lens barrel.

The AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR sets a new benchmark in our relentless pursuit of optical precision. The first NIKKOR lens to feature an aspherical Extra-low Dispersion glass element, the AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR is a FX-format 2.9x normal zoom lens that offers a maximum aperture of f/2.8 across the full focal length range of 24-70mm*1. It embodies a flawless synergy of NIKKOR’s finest imaging technologies, integrating a state-of-the-art Vibration Reduction (VR) system and a Silent Wave Motor for superior autofocus tracking. These innovations are further enhanced with an electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism that delivers stable auto-exposure control and Nano Crystal Coat to reduce ghost and flare. Engineered to redefine high-quality photography, the AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR will satisfy even the most demanding perfectionist.

The lens incorporates an electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism. The following cameras are compatible with this lens: D4 series, D3 series, Df, D810, D810A, D800 series, D750, D700, D610, D600, D300 series, D7200, D7100, D7000, D5500, D5300, D5200, D5100, D5000, D3300, D3200, D3100, Nikon 1 J1, J2, J3, J4 with FT-1, Nikon 1 V1, V2, V3 with FT-1, Nikon 1 S1, S2 with FT-1

*Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when: FX-format compatible lenses are attached to a FX-format digital SLR camera and zoom lenses are set at the maximum telephoto position.

Features

Professional f/2.8 standard zoom: 24–70mm focal length range (DX-format equivalent: 36–105mm). The go-to wide-angle to medium telephoto zoom, no matter what you shoot.

Fast f/2.8 aperture: enables exceptional low-light performance and consistent exposure across the entire zoom range.

Vibration Reduction (VR): minimises camera shake and lets you shoot at shutter speeds up to four stops slower. ¹

Superb performance: this lens yields outstanding clarity and contrast throughout the frame. The optical design effectively counters colour fringing and chromatic aberration, and controls distortion throughout the zoom range.

Advanced optical construction: includes a newly developed aspherical extra-low-dispersion (ED) glass element, as well as three aspherical lens elements, two ED glass elements and a High Refractive Index (HRI) element.

Nano Crystal Coat: reduces ghosting and flare for greater image clarity.

Electromagnetic diaphragm: enables consistent, more precise exposures during high-speed bursts.

Silent Wave Motor (SWM): ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocus performance with seamless manual override.

Rugged and reliable: resilient and sturdy construction built for intensive and demanding professional use.

Fluorine coating: actively repels water, dust, and dirt without compromising image quality. The coating is applied to the protective glass on the front and rear elements of the lens, where it also makes it easier to clean the glass without damaging the surface.

Included: detachable hood with lock, and soft case.

Specifications

Focal length 24-70mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8
Minimum aperture f/22
Lens construction 20 elements in 16 groups (including 2 ED glass, 1 aspherical ED glass, 3 aspherical lens and 1 HRI lens elements; lens elements with Nano Crystal Coat and fluorine coat)
Angle of view Nikon film SLR and FX-format D-SLR cameras: 84°-34°20'. Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 61°-22°50'
Minimum focus distance 35-50mm focal length: 0.38m (1.2 ft) from focal plane. 24, 28, 70mm focal lengths: 0.41m (1.3 ft) from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio 0.28x
No. of diaphragm blades 9 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Filter attachment size 82mm
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount) Approx. 88.0 × 154.5mm
Weight Approx. 1,070 g
Supplied accessories LC-82 82 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap, HB-74 Bayonet Hood, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, CL-M3 Semi-soft Case
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