Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED

Lens Summary

Brand: Nikon

Also Known As: Nikon 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Nikon F

Release Date: 1999-06-01

MSRP Price: $1954.95

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: High-performance, ultra-wide-angle zoom lens, perfect for candid photography and news photojournalism in challenging lighting conditions.

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED Specifications

Lens Specifications
* Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area 
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length17-35mm
Mount TypeNikon F
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)FX, DX, FX in DX Crop Mode, 35mm Film
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio2.1x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.22x
Vibration Reduction (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)79°
Minimum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)44°
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)104°
Minimum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)62°
Optical Information
Lens Elements13
Lens Groups10
Diaphragm Blades9
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements2
Aspherical Elements3
Super Integrated Coat (SIC)Yes
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.9 ft. (0.28m)
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size77mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingYes
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions(Approx.) 3.2x4.2 in. (Diameter x Length), 82.5x106mm (Diameter x Length)
Weight(Approx.) 26.3 oz. (745g)
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack
Supplied AccessoriesHB-23 Hood, CL-76 Case, 77mm lens cap, Rear lens cap

Lens Construction

AF NIKKOR 180mm f2.8DIF-ED Construction

MTF Chart

AF NIKKOR 180mm f2.8DIF-ED MTF Tele AF NIKKOR 180mm f2.8DIF-ED MTF Wide


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This lens has internal built in swm focus motor, see nikon glossary…lang=en_US

Ola Kristian Rian

Superb lence ….

Paul Chereck

I have been using this wide angle zoom lens for 2 years and find it to be an excellent choice for landscape photography. The lens is a little heavy but well made and can handle most weather related situations. I highly recommend it.