Product Code: 1960

Nikon 17-35mm F2.8D AF-S Zoom-Nikkor Lens

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018208019601 UPC : 018208019601
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Nikon 17-35mm F/2.8 AFS ED-IF Nikkor Lens
The AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED is an ultra-wideangle zoom lens that offers a range of professional/level features for overall superior performance. In addition to boasting the shortest closest-focusing distance in its class 0.28m (0.9 ft.) throughout the entire zoom range the lens also features a fast-constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 at all focal lengths. It is ideal for photojournalism and general professional-level photographic needs This new lens also features Nikon's exclusive built-in Silent Wave Motor for ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocus operation, as well as ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass and aspherical lens elements in a new optical design.

All for edge to edge sharpness Other features include M/A mode, which lets users switch quickly from automatic to manual focusing, even during AF servo operation, with virtually no time lag. Plus, the lens drive operation consumes no power during manual focusing Used with Nikon's Professional D Series Digital SLR's, the image reproduction ratio will be identical to that of a Nikon 35mm SLR, but for the 23.7mm x 15.6mm CCD, the lens' effective coverage will be equivalent to using a 25.5mm to 52.5mm zoom-on 35mm (135) film format


Nikon 17-35mm F2.8 AFS Zoom Lens


Nikon's exclusive Silent Wave Motor for swift and quiet autofocus operation withthe current SLR's
Two types of aspherical lens moulded-glass (two elements) and hybrid minimise distortion at the periphery
High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating offers superior colour reproduction, while minimising ghost and flare
Constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 at all focal lengths.
Two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements minimise chromatic aberration, provide higher resolution and superior contrast
Easy-to-use design with simulated leather finish for superior grip
Rounded diaphragm opening (9 blades) makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural.
0.28m (0.9 ft.) closest focusing distance throughout the full zoom range.
IF (Internal Focusing) permits fast AF operation and a closer focusing distance
M/A mode enables instant switching from autofocus to manual focus, even during AF servo operation, with virtually no time lag.
Dust- and water drop-resistant design
No power is required for manual focusing which is smooth, fluid and easy
Filter attachment does not rotate during focusing and zooming
Dedicated lens hood effectively minimises stray light


Construction: 10 Groups/ 13 Elements 2ED
Angle of view: 104-62
F stop range: 2.8-22
Filter Size: 77mm
Closest Focusing Distance:  1 ft.
Maximum Magnification: 1:8.9
Dimensions: (Length x Diameter) 6.4 x 5 "
Weight: 26.3 oz.
Notes: ED glass element, Internal Focusing mechanism

Kit Contents
Nikon 17-35mm F2.8 Nikon ED-IF AFS Lens
Nikon HB-23 Hood.
Nikon CL-76 Hard Case,
Rear and front lens caps
Instruction / User Manual

About Nikon Lenses

Nikon is the only company in the world that manufactures their imaging products all the way from glass manufacturing to finished products. The spirit and technology to freely maneuver light are deeply embedded in Nikon's products. Nikkor is a lens brand for cameras that symbolizes the sprit of Nikon.
The design concept of Nikkor such as: "100 year quality" achieved through the fusion of traditional craftsmanship with the latest technology; lenses of such quality that they are considered works of art reflecting the unique craftsmanship of the master lens makers; High image quality unique to Nikon that is both sharp and expressive; Styling so beautiful it brings a joy of ownership without sacrificing usability.
The highly expected Nikon VR Lenses are professional-grade lenses that is specifically designed for portraits, studio and wedding photographers who need an ultra-fast, quality lenses with a large aperture for low-light circumstances. VR technology remove image blur caused by camera wobble, mainly when shooting in low-light conditions, permitting photographers to use shutter speeds up to three stops slower than they would normally use to obtain sharp, well exposed images.
Prime lenses, are smaller, lighter and more compact than zoom lenses and tend to be faster, offering wide apertures of f/2.8, f/1.8 or even f/1.4. The large apertures let in more light, which benefits the photographer in a number of ways.
Nikon Macro lenses ensure superior optical performance even at close distances that allows you to you take photographs that are 1:2 or 1:1 reproduction, which is life size to life size respectively without the need for any additional accessories. It has both AF (Auto-focus) and MF (manual focus) mechanism. Nikon Macro lenses features IF "Internal Focusing" mechanism for quiet and smooth Auto Focus, yet the length of the Lens doesn't change during AF.
Nikon's Micro-NIKKOR lenses are designed to perform their best from infinity all the way down to their closest focusing distances. Moving in extremely close to the subject using a Micro-NIKKOR lens lets you to fill the entire frame with your subject, allowing you to expand your artistic vision.
Nikon Zoom lenses offers high-performance features in a solid body. Additionally they possess the shortest closest-focusing distance in its class - 0.33m throughout the entire zoom range. Nikon Zoom lenses are perfect for photojournalism and other all-purpose photographic needs.
These elements convey an "authentic ambience" to its owner, and are passed from yesterday to today, and from today to tomorrow, with the aim of bringing greater joy of visual expression to people who take photos.

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 05 August, 2004.