Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

Lens Summary

Brand: Nikon

Also Known As: Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Nikon F

Release Date: 2013-01-29

MSRP Price: $746.95

Made in: China

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: Versatile wide angle (18mm) to standard view (35mm) full-frame FX-format zoom lens that's particularly well suited for travel and video applications. Shoot wide-angle shots of interiors, architecture, landscapes and group portraits, or zoom in for a standard view that mimics the field of view of our eyes.

Photography Life Review Summary: I am very impressed by the performance of the new Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED lens. At its current price of $750 USD, it is $500 cheaper than the 16-35mm f/4G VR and almost as good optically, making it a bargain lens with a lot of value. Read the full Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Review by Photography Life.

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Specifications

Lens Specifications
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Lens Type Zoom Lens
Focal Length 18-35mm
Mount Type Nikon F
Format Full Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s) FX, DX, FX in DX Crop Mode, 35mm Film
Compatible with Teleconverters No
Zoom Ratio 1.9x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.2x
Vibration Reduction (Image Stabilization) No
Aperture Information
Aperture Ring No
Maximim Aperture f/3.5-4.5
Minimum Aperture f/22-29
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) 63°
Optical Information
Lens Elements 12
Lens Groups 8
Diaphragm Blades 7
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements 2
Aspherical Elements 3
Nano Crystal Coat No
Super Integrated Coat (SIC) No
Focus Information
Focus Autofocus
Built-in Focus Motor Yes
Silent Wave Motor (SWM) Yes
Internal Focusing Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 0.28m
Focus Mode Switch Manual, Manual/Auto
G-type Yes
Distance Information Yes
Filter Information
Filter Size 77mm
Accepts Filter Type Screw-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust Sealing Yes
Mount Material Metal
Tripod Collar No
Dimensions 83 x 95mm
Weight 385g
Other Information
Available in Colors Black and Gold
Supplied Accessories LC-77 Snap-On Front Lens Cap 77mm, HB-66 Bayonet Lens Hood, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, CL-1118 Soft Lens Case

Lens Construction

AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Lens Construction

MTF Chart

AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED MTF chart

Sample Images

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