Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR AF-S

  • FX coverage
  • Autofocus (in-lens focus motor), internal focus
  • 17 elements in 12 groups, 3 aspherical, 2 ED elements, nano coating
  • 9-blade rounded aperture diaphragm
  • smallest aperture is f/22
  • 77mm filter ring
  • 12" (0.29m) minimum focus; 1:4 maximum reproduction ratio
  • 4.9 x 3.2" (125 x 82.5mm) long, diameter
  • 24 ounces (680g) weight
  • HB-23 bayonet lens hood, CL-1120 soft case, caps
  • weather sealed
  • US$1260
  • Model Number 2182
  • Announced February 2010

Thom's Mini Review: Good news: nice central sharpness, best stopped down a bit. Vignetting is well controlled at all but 16mm, where it's medium when the lens is wide open and improves a bit as you stop down. Bad news: slightly soft corners, even stopped down, and high linear distortion. Overall: The real problem this lens has is that it competes against the 14-24mm, which is exceptional. Still, it'll hold up decently on a D800 and it does take filters. Better choice than the 17-35mm f/2.8 for most uses. Recommended

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