Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 AF-S G IF-ED
One of the sharpest ultrawide lens ever made. Constant f/2.8 aperture. Even better than the fixed focal length Nikkor 14 mm f/2.8. Barrel distortion and some vignetting at the wide end. Not immune to flare.
The mechanical construction is solid. This is a professional grade lens, with rubber seals to protect it against dust and moisture.
Rating: Ed: 95, User: - (normalized, 0=useless, 50=average, 100=excellent).
Mount: Nikon F.
Aperture range: f/2.8 to f/22.
Optical zoom: 1.7x.
Close focus distance (CFD): 28 cm / 0.92 ft (from sensor plane).
CFD magnification: 1:6.7 / 0.15X.
Focus: AF (built-in, ring-type).
L x D, W: 131 x 90 mm, 1000 g.
IR: No hotspot reports.
Approximate street price: USD 1800 (new, w/o tax).
Nikon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in optics and imaging. Its products include cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, binoculars, microscopes, measurement instruments, and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (Japan Optical Industries Corporation), and renamed Nikon Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon Corporation is one of the companies of the Mitsubishi Group.