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Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass element reduces chromatic aberrations providing superior optical performance, even at maximum aperture.

Nikon D-type design provides precise distance information for flash and ambient light exposure processes.

Focus distance of 1 foot to infinity is ideal for landscape, snapshot, candid, environmental, close-up and full length portrait photography.

Internal Focusing (IF) design for smooth and fast auto focus.

AF Zoom-Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED 4.8 5 12 12
Finally got it back This lens is a great performer. I had been using it throughout the "old ages" film days with my F3, FM, and F100. Loved it then. Moved into the digital age with a D100, D70s, D40, D5100 and D7000. Found the vignetting not to my taste and had to move (and purchase) D series lens to get the look. Lo and behold, my new D600 will be happy to see through this glass, as I have finally get it back from a friend who was shooting film with in (on one of my FM2's) Glad to have it back. Full Frame!! April 16, 2013
Awesome I got mine from ebay.This is a good little lens.If you want a wide?Get this one.Price is right. August 20, 2011
Excellent quality Excellent quality optics. Great for Wedding and low light Photogrpahy on my Nikon 300s. One of the best lenses I have ever used. April 14, 2011
Great wide angle zoom for DX cameras I purchased this lens for use on my F-100. It is sharper on my new D-300s because of the crop factor. On a DX camera it becomes a 27mm - 52mm lens. For me this is a great range for a zoom and with ED and IF the price can't be beat. Other internet reviews agree with me. August 7, 2010
This is one of the best lens ever many people think I'm using a macro lens this is a very good all around lens. July 30, 2010
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How far does this lens zoom?

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Infinity. I prefer the 24-70 f2.8 Ed II For all around use.You have the same 24mm but you will have a better Portrait lens and more power with the 70mm.But if you want power a 70-200 or 70-300 lens. The lens in a F3.5 is priced for starters. But later on you will Buy the 70-200 f2.8 Ed II. You will not regret buying this lens..I shoot this all the time on my D3 and a 24-70m F2.8 on the other Nikon D3.. My Next Trip in August is Alaska 7 day Trip....I need Gris Pics
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Focus distance of 1 foot to infinity is ideal for landscape, snapshot, candid, environmental, close-up and full length portrait photography.
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Is this compatible with D300s

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The lens seems to focus okay in the viewfinder, but the pictures come out dark around the edges and are not crisp.
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have you tried adjusting the microfocus? such an old lens might have a back/front focus tendency
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Hi, It's normal this lens is old technology new lens like 18-55ED or 18-55VR is better than this lens. (I have 14-24, 18-35, 10-24, AF 20 2.8, 18-55ED, 18-55VR, 18-105VR, 18-200VR, 28-300VR, 85 PC, 70-200VR, 105 2.5, 200 f/2 etc.)
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Will this lens be compatible with Nikon D5100 DSLR?

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From what i have gathered i believe it will be compatible however, the auto focus might not work, so one will have to manually focus it. However, is this because the lens itself doesn't provide auto focus or is it due to the incompatibility of the lens and camera?
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Quite simply, it will fit and work but you will not have autofocus.
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Nikon offers two types of autofocus digital camera bodies: those with a built-in focus drive motor and those which require a lens to have a motor. Cameras such as the D5100 do not have a focus motor in it so they require the lens to have the focusing motor – an “AF-S” lens. While these bodies can use a lens with no focus motor (an “AF” lens) you would have to manually turn the focus ring to bring the subject in to sharp focus.
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AF Zoom-NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED fitting d3100?

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18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED would this lense fit my nikon d3100
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Yes it will fit, it wont af though as its not an af-s.
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Is it compatable with a D70s?

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Yes, fully compatible.
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Is this lens compatible with the D40?

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It will work but will not auto focus.
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Is this compatible with D5000?

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It is compatible but doesn't have an focus motor, so won't be able to autofocus.
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does this go with the D3100

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(DX of FX)
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Will not autofocus
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Dear sir My Camera D-90 (Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED) This lens Supported ? Plz Rply.

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Yes, D90 has built in lens motor.
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Is this compatible with the D80?

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Yes, AF Zoom-NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED is fully compatible with D80.
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