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Balanced, fixed f/2.8 wide-angle to medium telephoto zoom lens

Praised for its reliability and overall image quality, this is a long-time favorite lens of passionate professionals. With a fast fixed aperture of f/2.8 across a 24–70mm zoom range, this lens provides both fine resolution and natural representation. A Nano Crystal Coat helps effectively reduce ghost and flare effects under harsh lighting for greater image clarity. Its Internal Focus (IF) provides fast and quiet auto focusing without changing the length of the lens, so you can retain subject to working distance through the entire focus range.
Silent Wave Motor
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f/2.8 fixed aperture 24–70mm zoom

The AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED delivers fast, wide-angle to medium telephoto zoom capabilty and is optimized for edge-to-edge sharpness on both Nikon FX and DX format D-SLRs. Its fast, fixed f/2.8 aperture enables exceptional low-light performance and consistent exposure across the entire zoom range. Enhanced optical formulas produce exceptional sharpness, contrast and color, rendering outstanding image and video integrity.

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For those who demand reliable performance in challenging environments, the AF-S NIKKOR 24–70mm f/2.8G ED delivers. Its rugged construction includes professional-grade dust and moisture resistance. Three Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements and Precision Glass Mold (PGM) Aspherical lens elements control chromatic aberrations while enhancing sharpness and contrast, even at the widest aperture settings; and Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables ultra high-speed auto focusing with pinpoint accuracy and super-quiet operation.
Silent Wave Motor
Silent Wave Motor
AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor, which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.
Nano Crystal Coat
Nano Crystal Coat
An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths.
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.
AS
AS
AS stands for Aspherical lens elements. This type of lens utilizes non-spherical surfaces on either one or both sides of the glass in order to eliminate certain types of lens aberration.
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Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens.
IF Lens
IF Lens
A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.
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"Fast. Versatile. Exceptional" I have this lens for more than a 1 years and it never gave me a disappoint situation. The focus is very good on low light, so is perfect to night photography, further is very beauty to take photos of waterfalls, landscapes, and others...Also this lens is extremely sharp, and I think it's the best lens of Nikon for this propose. November 24, 2012
Perfect All-Around Lens Great go-to lens. This is the range of focal lengths most often needed. Even though it's heavy, it rests well in your hands. The results are professional all the way. The 24-70 2.8 is right at home as a high-end portrait lens. Images are sharp and with the right camera attached, creativity is unlimited. The lens has a solid & balance feel and is easy to operate in manual mode. It seems to capture light like a sponge even in tough situations making the picture taking range quite wide. I am impressed with the performance and will keep it mounted most of the time. April 4, 2014
Only bullet I'm willing to bite I have been wanting lens for some time. I just couldn't justify the cost. I was about to buy a Tamron, but looked to see if Nikon had a refurbished one, Low and behold Nikon did and for the same price as a new Tamron. all i can say is I'm glad I bit the bullet and got it. took some photos of a fruit basket on my kitchen table under 60 watt house lights. I was blown away by the sharp colors under such bad lighting. I can't wait to use it this weekend and go on vacation with it January 24, 2014
A Great Lens, but use with Care Let me first say the 24-70mm is a great lens, but here is a story that may explain some of the lower rated reviews on this site. I purchased this lens to replace an 18-135mm DX kit lens, as I am in the process of upgrading my equipment. I decided to run some tests to see what impact the ISO speed (D7100) had on noise. A tripod was used and shutter speeds were as low as 2 seconds (ISO 100). After running the tests with the 24-70mm lens I ran the same tests with the 18-135mm kit lens to see the difference. To my surprise the sharpness of the photographs was better with the kit lens. The following day the tests were re-run in much brighter light and higher shutter speeds. The results this time were the reveres. The 24-70mm lens was sharper and with better color saturation. This is a heavy lens, compared to the kit lens, and the lack of sharpness at low speeds had to be due to tripod movement. With higher shutter speeds tripod movement was eliminated. This is a great lens, but the extra weight means you will need to use reasonable shutter speeds (1/250+) for good results. Don't be surprised if you find yourself buying a heavy duty tripod for lower speed work. Compared to my kit lens the 24-70mm lens has sharper focus, better color saturation and makes an ideal everyday lens. The investment was worth it for me. Just make sure you have a decent neck strap to carry the extra weight. Maybe Nikon should include one with the lens ;-) September 13, 2013
Another Must Have!!!! I wouldn't even think about shooting an event without this lens. It is one of three lenses I must have for my wedding shoots. It is just unbelievably great. Before I could afford this lens I rented it to do several shoots because it wasn't the same shooting without it. I'm in love with it!!!! This thing is so versatile!!!! June 13, 2013
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I use 300s which one to get?

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I currently use a D300s to take pictures at race tracks and want to either get a 17-55 2.8 or the 24-70 2.8 which one would be best for me, The tracks are a drag strip and take pictures at burnout pit and the staging lane. I also going to start taking pictures of sprint cars this summer. I also do green screen photography and need a lens to do both with tack sharp results,
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Hi
I would say nothing less than the 24-70mm,it would be great if you are very near burn out area,
anything down tack will be a dot...
the 17-55 is landscape lens, I would say it’s not even a question...

I do photograph NHRA when they come to my area.. I have used a 70-200mm usually only that...
but, I’m in the stands or at the safety wall, and unless the cars are right in front of me , i keep close to 200mm...

This lens would be tack sharp for sure, really would be nice lens if you are right there at burn out and maybe 50 ft down track ...

Hope this helps...
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Please click on the link below for the lens simulator; it will help you to make the decision on what lens you need.
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Is it compatable with 1.7 extender?

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To my knowledge, the teleconverters made by Nikon are specifically made for certain lenses,
and I believe mostly tele photos lenses...ie: 70-200mm, 200-400mm,etc...

I can’t find actual list of lenses that will work with the teleconverters...

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Will this lens work with the D-40?

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Yes, because it is an AF-S lens. This means the lens has a focusing motor inside it, and the camera doesn't need to power the focusing.

Lenses that are not AF-S need a camera with a drive screw in them to focus them. The D40 does not have a drive screw.
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Hi, can you help me? where can I find companies clean the lens from the inside, not outside, I note from the Middle East.
my lens type #Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED (N) #AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED (N).
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I can not imagine why you would need lens cleaned from inside...
If there is debris inside your lens, you have bigger problems than dirty lens...
I would contact "Service and Support" in main menu above...
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Please visit Nikon global site for more information regarding other countries. www.nikon.com
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My 24-70 is 1 year old. In the last month I have noticed it is not focussing sharply.

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I use auto focus and move my focus point around to put it exactly over the area of the image I want focussed (usually someones eye), I notice when focussing on something in the middle of the frame, the lens does tend to be sharp, but as soon as you move the focus point to the outer edges it is focussing behind my focus point. Very frustrating as my images are no longer sharp where I want them to be, if at all. I use a D700 camera body. I also use wide apertures like 4.0 and 3.5. Has any one else had this issue, or can anyone let me know what I should do? I need to have pin sharp images obviously not soft ones! I am a wedding photographer, but also do some maternity and baby photos.
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For better assistance, please click on the link below in order for you to send sample images:
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If you are sure that it is not focusing sharply, then either the camera or the lens have a problem. You will need to send them both in to Nikon Repair to be checked and adjusted.
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Is the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8g ED compatible with D3100 nikon?

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Here is list of lenses compatible with your D3100

Found in "Tech Specs" under your camera model...

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AF NIKKOR for F3AF not Supported
AF-S, AF-I: All Functions Supported
AI-P NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except Autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
Electronic Rangefinder can be used if Maximum Aperture is f/5.6 or Faster
IX NIKKOR Lenses Cannot be Used
Non-CPU: Can be used in mode M, but Exposure Meter does not Function; Electronic Rangefinder can be used if Maximum Aperture is f/5.6 or Faster
Other AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
Type G or D AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except Autofocus
Type D PC NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except Autofocus and some Shooting Modes
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Yes, You will get at a 1.5x crop so the lens will work as a 36-105mm on a D3100, which works well for portrait. The only thing to consider is that the lens is heavy, so with the D3100 you might want to take that into consideration. Best to go to your local shop and try out the combination.
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Barrel replacement

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Hello,

The rubber ring adjustment has not been smooth is the past project when this lens travelled with me to villages.
Nikon service has taken a look and recommended a barrel replacement.
What exactly will get replaced?
Thanks
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Contact the tech dept under "Service and Support" in upper main menu...
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Please visit Nikon global site for more information regarding other countries. www.nikon.com
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Is there any wide angle converter for this lens?

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Wide angle converter???

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We do not manufacture accessories to that end.
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Is this lens compatible with D90

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this lens as with most Nikkor lenses is very compatible...
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Shooting in low light

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I have a D7000, and am looking for a good lense to shoot my sons BJJ, and Wresteling tournaments which are indoors. I am currently using the 35mm 1.8.
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hi
any lens with f/2.8 or 1.4 is best u can get for low light.
do u need telephoto lens to zoom in in action?
are you close to action?
if you r not to far away this 24-70 is pretty versatile lens.
if you are far away then think more like 70-200mm,
also, VR is very nice for low light.
hope this helps
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This lens performs very well in low light. For shooting sports you may want a telephoto lens in order to get shots that bring you closer to the action. The Nikkor 70-200 f/2.8 would be an excellent option also.
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Because I'm planning to get and add it in my Arsenals... actually I'm not the only one waiting for it but also my friends are looking for it:) and one more do you have also a plan to make a 17mm PC lens, 85mm f/1.2, 50mm f/1.2 G update of 50 mm f/1.2 manual ?

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Contact "Service and Support" in main menu,
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Thanks for your question about Nikon products. Unfortunately we cannot speculate about future products until official information is announced on our web site: www.nikonusa.com
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What is the minimum and maximum length of this lens?

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Physically its 133mm, focal length is, well, 24 - 70mm
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Does the lens change length when you zoomed in or out?

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Yes, when zooming but not when focusing.
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Can you give any timeframe for when a VRII version of the 24-70mm f2.8 lens will be released?
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Thanks for your question about Nikon products. Unfortunately we cannot speculate about future products until official information is announced on our web site: www.nikonusa.com
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As with any lens a steady hand is necessary to produce the sharpest images. I own this lens and have shot hundreds of images without any problems maintaining sharpness or handling the weight. Yes, it is bigger and heavier than most primes but it has become my regular walking around lens for landscapes, architecture, etc. Even at 1/30 or 1/40 shutter speeds and a wide open aperature I have not found it difficult at all to maintain a steady hand in shooting with this lens. Of course technique is important. Ideally you want to have a solid position, either free standing or braced against something; use both hands, one holding the camera body and the other on the lens; use a smooth action when pressing the shutter. If you are shooting a lot of outdoor images in bright light higher shutter speeds will minimize and problems from an unsteady hand. If you have trouble maintaining a steady hand with other lenses then you may want to consider a tripod or monopod to help you steady your shots with this lens.
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is this lens compatible with the d7000

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1 year standard, 5 year extended (only if you register the lens)
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Does this lens have a plastic or metal mount?

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Metal!
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Will this lens work with D90?

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Nikon 24-70mm questions

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Hello, i have just bought this lens and i was wondering if what i am experiencing is normal or not:
1. The focus ring moves a little up and and down, not much just a little.
2. When i go from 70mm to 50mm and keep the lens a little upwards i hear some sounds inside
3. Is it normal for this lens to blow air from its back side when i rotate the zoom from 24-70mm?
Thank you
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Your description of the problem does not seem normal. The lens distance scale should move without the lens focus ring moving. There should be no air coming from the back side of the lens. You should hear a little sound when focusing, and this is normal with every lens. The lens should perform normally as other lenses. There could be a problem with the lens. We suggest you contact the seller or our technical support depart for further assistance. our contact can be found at support.nikonusa.com
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Hard lens case not made, but what NIKON [only[ might work

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Nikon only makes the soft lens case for this. but what current or past *Nikon* 'hard' lens cases [ie the 'Leatherette' kind] would be compatible without being over-sized? CL38 or 45 an option???
I am not interested in Lowepro etc only a black Nikon leatherette case
 
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The AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G fits in the CL-38 Hard lens case.
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Is the nano coating only applied to 1 element of the lens?

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Yes only one is nano and three are ED.
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None unless your on a boat. Shorter focal length, fast focus, fast glass lenses don't suffer from lack of VR.
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Is this lens fully compatable with the Nikon d3000?

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This is my first time buying a lens. I have a the lens (nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6g vr) that came with my Nikon d3000.

Also, I have been getting offers on taking pictures for weddings and senior pictures. I was wondering if this will be good for both those and nature/landscape photos.

If anyone has any other opinions on a nice lens for starting out with being professional please let me know!
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Yes. AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED is fully compatible with D3000.

The lens are grouped into categories in the link below.
http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Nikon-Pr...

You can search Nikon learn and explore library for articles about lenses.
http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-An...
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I see a used 24-70 in a box that does not show the "N" for Nano.

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Are there older ones that did not have the Nano or is that just the box?
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All the 24-70 AF-S have nanocoating. The older 28-70 didn't. It says nanocoating on the lens barrel of the newer 24-70.
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Does this lens fit on the D60 body?

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Yes, AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED is compatible with D60.
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Can you use a teleconverter with the 24-70mm lens

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No, here is the compatibility chart:
http://www.nikonusa.com/en_US/IMG/Images/Learn-Explore/Photography-Techniques/2012/Teleconverters-Freeman-Alberhasky/Media/en_US_Comp_chart.html
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Should I get an extra wide polarizer to work with this lens at 24mm or will a regular one work?

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I am deciding between the B+W 77mm xs pro polarizer or the B+W 77mm super wide polarizer for my Nikon 24-70 zoom lens. There is a significant difference in price. The super wide is much more money. Can I use the regular size at 24mm or will I get vignetting?
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Get the the slim model, you won't need extra wide at 24mm. BTW, Nikon makes an excellent CP.
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When I go vertical on my tripod, the lens is so heavy that it slowly sags. This makes using slower shutterspeeds impossible. My 70-200 is heavier than this lens, but has the collar to attach to so it doesn't have any issues with sagging.
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There really isn't a proper place to mount a tripod collar to the 24-70. Have you considered one of the 3rd tripod plates? They will strengthen the connection between the camera and the ball head.
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safe to use extensively on D600 with the camera mounted on tripod?

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This lens has no tripod mount. Is it save to use this lens on D600 for extended period of time (days) with the D600 mounted on the tripod since the D600 lens mount is made of polycarbonate?
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The lens mount is metal and that is mounted to poly-carbonate , but is very rigid where it attaches. I almost
exclusively use my 24-70 on my D600 and have owned it for almost 10 months and have had no problems on or off a tripod.
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