About this product
The new NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8 uses Nikon’s Electromagnetic Aperture control which allows for consistent exposures during high speed bursts of shooting. This lens also improves upon image quality with new optical construction to provide clarity and consistently sharp images and is ideal for capturing portraits landscapes and weddings. For nearly any assignment in any kind of light the combination of a fast f/2.8 constant maximum aperture and practical zoom range make this lens the choice of many professionals. A first for NIKKOR lenses a new Aspherical Extra-Low Dispersion (ASP/ED) element is paired with traditional aspherical ED and High-Refractive Index (HRI) elements for a new level of optical precision. Photos and videos take on a beautiful balance of sharpness and subtle blur effects virtually free of flare ghosting coma and chromatic aberration throughout the frame. Nikon’s exclusive Nano Crystal Coat also further reduces instances of ghosting and flare.The new lens construction enhances durability and image quality while retaining the overall balance and handling that has made this a perennial favourite of photographers. The lens is sealed and gasketed against the elements and now features a fluorine coating on the front and rear element to make it easier to remove dirt moisture and smudges from the lens surface. The optical formula consists of 20 elements in 16 groups while a 9-blade diaphragm helps to create a pleasing natural out of focus area with Page 2 beautiful bokeh. Additionally the AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR features a new filter diameter of 82mm and will accept the new Nikon CPL2 Circular Polarizer and 82mm NC (Neutral Colour) filters.