Nikon AF NIKKOR 35-70mm f/2.8D

Nikkor AF 35-70mm f/2.8D

Lens Summary

Brand: Nikon

Also Known As: Nikon 35-70mm f/2.8D

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Nikon F

Release Date: 1987-01-01

MSRP Price: $500

Made in: Japan

Production Status: Discontinued

Lens Description: Holds fast and constant f/2.8 maximum aperture through the entire focal range,rnMinimum distortion throughout zoom range,rnNikon Super Integrated Coating for minimized flare and ghost, providing good color balance

Nikon AF NIKKOR 35-70mm f/2.8D Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length35-70mm
Mount TypeNikon F
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm SLR
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio2x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:7.7
Vibration Reduction (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)62°-34°
Optical Information
Lens Elements15
Lens Groups12
Diaphragm Blades7
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Minimum Focus Distance0.6m
Filter Information
Filter Size62mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction

Nikkor AF 35-70mm f/2.8D Diagram

MTF Chart

Nikkor AF 35-70mm f/2.8D MTF Tele Nikkor AF 35-70mm f/2.8D MTF Wide


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I’ve been using this lens for years…..would not be without it. Today, the deal of deals in vintage Nikon zooms.

Chris Heald

This lens doesn’t have an internal focus motor.