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Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens

Ralf Jurrien
IFA Report
Thursday 23rd, August 2007
Posted by: Ralf Jurrien

Nikon Europe announces a new zoom NIKKOR lens designed to maximize the potential of the advanced new FX format Nikon D3 digital SLR camera launched. Fully compatible with existing DX-format Nikon DSLRs as well, the Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens provides fast f/2.8 apertures across the zoom range. The ultra wide-angle AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED is designed for the exacting optical demands of professional use. “The new Nikon AF-S 14-24mm zoom NIKKOR offers photographers immense creative potential when combined with the new FX-format Nikon D3, but are equally useful for those using Nikon’s DX-format cameras too.” said Robert Cristina, Manager Professional Products & NPS, Nikon Europe BV.

Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens

Nikon f/2.8 AF-S 14-24mm lens - Ultra wide angle
“The Nikon f/2.8 AF-S 14-24mm lens is the first wide-angle lenses to incorporate Nikon’s unique Nano Crystal coat, that suppresses the ghost and flare that sometimes occurs with the reflective surfaces of digital sensors.” The ultra wide-angle/fast aperture combination of the AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens is a world first (as of August 1, 2007), and is highly adaptable for the tight spaces busy professional photographers often find themselves working in. The excellent optical quality of this 14-24mm lens, combined with matchless levels of edge-to-corner detail contributes to brilliant, sharp results.

Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED - Coating and Performance
The new Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8 lens incorporates Nikon’s unique Nano Crystal coat technology to minimize ghost and flare, with ED glass elements contributing to outstanding levels of resolution and contrast. Nikon’s precision Silent Wave Motor assures fast and quiet autofocus performance, with instant Manual override possible. The Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens is designed with high dust and moisture resistance, and include a rubber seal around the bayonet mount.

Nikon AF-S 14-24mm ED lens - Specifications and Availability
The Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED measures 98x131.5mm and weighs approximately 1,000g. The new NIKKOR zoom lens comes with a flower-shaped hood and a semi-soft case. The hood of the 14-24mm is integrated, and will be available in November 2007.

New Nikon digital SLR cameras and Lenses
Nikon D3
Nikon D300
Nikon AF-S 600mm f/4G ED VR lens
Nikon AF-S 500mm f/4G ED VR lens
Nikon AF-S 400mm f/2.8G ED VR lens
Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED lens
Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens

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