Nikon AF NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED

Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF ED

Lens Summary

Brand: Nikon
Also Known As: Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D
Lens Type: Zoom Lens
Format: Full Frame / FX
Focus: Autofocus
Lens Mount: Nikon F
Release Date: 08/29/2000
MSRP Price: $609 (Check Current Price)
Made in: Japan
Infrared Rating: Good
Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: Versatile, high-performance wide angle zoom with Internal Focusing (IF) design for smoother, faster AF.
Photography Life Review Summary: The Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED is a poor lens optically when mounted on a full-frame camera. While it can reach good resolution figures when stopped down to f/8 in the center, its mid-frame performance is rather weak and its corners are even worse. The lens also suffers from nasty distortion, heavy vignetting and chromatic aberration levels. It does not look as bad when mounted on APS-C cameras though (since the corners get chopped off), so distortion and vignetting issues are generally not an issue. Simply put, the Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED is not designed for modern high resolution full-frame DSLRs like Nikon D600 and D800. Read the full Nikon AF NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED Review by Photography Life.


Nikon AF NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length18-35mm
Mount TypeNikon F
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)Nikon FX/35mm Film Nikon DX, 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor Canon (APS-C)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio1.9x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.15x
Vibration Reduction / Image StabilizationNo
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximum Aperturef/3.5
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)76°
Minimum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)44°
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format)100°
Minimum Angle of View (Full Frame format)62°
Optical Information
Lens Elements11
Lens Groups8
Diaphragm Blades7
ED Glass Elements1
Aspherical Elements1
Nano CoatingNo
Super Integrated / Super Spectra CoatingYes
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Silent Wave / Ultrasonic MotorNo
Internal FocusingYes
Rear FocusingNo
Minimum Focus Distance0.33m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size77mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions91.4 x 81.2mm
Weight370g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction

Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF ED LDiagramm

MTF Chart

Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED chart 1 Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED chart 2

Sample Images

Nikon 18-35mm AF-D Sample (7) Nikon 18-35mm AF-D Sample (6)

Nikon 18-35mm AF-D Sample (2) Nikon 18-35mm AF-D Sample (1)

Nikon AF NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED3.4285714285714Farruh Mansurov2013-04-25 18:14:43Lens Construction

MTF Chart

Sample Images

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