Nikon 24-85mm full-frame VR lens

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An Excellent Standard Lens That Can Be Used for Everyday Shooting

Affordable full-frame lens - June 14, 2012
Nikon 24-85mm full-frame lens Features a wide to medium tele 3.5x zoom and VR image stabilization. It's an excellent standard lens that can be used for everyday shooting. The 24 - 85mm focal length can cover everything from wide-angle shots to portrait shooting. It lets you shoot up to four shutter speeds slower, thanks to the VR Image Stabilization. And, it affords superior close focusing at 1.25 feet away from every focal length.

In addition to the obvious advantages a reliable everyday lens provides, it also employs a 7-blade rounded diaphragm opening, three aspherical lens elements and one extra-low dispersion ED element. The 7-bladed rounded diaphragm allows for beautiful bokeh and blurred background effects in photos with a shallow depth of field.

Having one ED glass element and three aspherical elements means this lens will provide you and your camera with spectacular image quality, clarity and contrast in every frame you capture. It's suited for all levels of photography and video capture, from amateur to professional. Plus, it touts features like Nikon's Super Integrated Coating, internal focus, silent wave motor and M/A (manual/auto) focus mode switch.

Three Aspherical Lens Elements This is another unique Nikon innovation, which virtually eliminates coma and other types of aberration, further improving image integrity

One Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Element A single ED element offers superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration - even at the widest aperture settings

Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) Nikon's Super Integrated Coating enhances light transmission and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare

M/A (Manual/Auto) Focus Mode Switch This NIKKOR lens features 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

Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) A significant innovation in AF lens technology, Nikon's Silent Wave Motor uses ultrasonic (inaudible) vibrations-rather than a gear system-to focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation

Superior Close Focus With a superior close range focus, you'll be able to focus to 1.25 feet at every focal length

Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization, which is tailored to each lens, enables handheld shooting at up to four shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible for dramatically sharper images and HD videos - even in low light

Internal Focusing All internal optical movement is limited to the interior of the non-extending lens barrel, which allows for a more compact, lightweight construction - as well as a closer focusing distance Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm The rounded 7-blade diaphragm renders a beautiful, natural background blur (Bokeh) at its wider aperture settings

Other Features Wide angle G-Type lens with distance information Three aspherical elements and one extra-low dispersion glass ED element Angle of View: 84 - 2830' (61 - 1850' with Nikon DX format) 

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Lens type Zoom lens  
Max Format size CX format  
Focal length 11 28 mm  
Image stabilization No  
Lens mount Nikon 1  
Maximum aperture F3.5 - F5.6  
Aperture ring No  
Number of diaphragm blades 7  
Aperture notes rounded blades  
Elements 12  
Groups 9  
Special elements / coatings 1 Aspherical element 1 ED glass element  
Minimum focus 0.30 m (11.81")  
Maximum magnification 2.7 x  
Autofocus Yes  
Motor type Micromotor  
Full time manual No  
Focus method Internal  
Focus notes Silent stepping AF motor (STM)  
Distance scale No  
DoF scale No  
Weight 80 g (0.18 lb)  
Diameter 575 mm (22.64")  
Length 31 mm (1.22")  
Sealing No  
Color Black, White  
Zoom method Rotary (extending)  
Power zoom No  
Filter thread 41 mm  
Hood supplied No  
Hood product code HB-N101  
Tripod collar No


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