Now you can cover the highly useful zoom range of 18mm to 35mm (27-52.5mm on DX-format cameras) with a great performing full-frame NIKKOR lens that doesn't carry a professional's price tag. Shoot beautiful wide-angle architectural shots, landscapes, group portraits and more; then zoom in for a natural field of view that is slightly wider than what we see with our eyes. You can even get as close as 0.92-feet from your subject! And since the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Lens is powered by Nikon's Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocusing, it's an ideal choice for video applications.
Wide-angle to standard zoom versatility
The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Lens is an excellent travel and all-purpose lens. Its 18mm wide-angle perspective brings more of what you see into the frame, ideal for shooting indoors or in close quarters, capturing architecture and landscapes as well as group portraits. But zoom all the way in, and you get a natural 35mm perspective that mimics the field of view of our eyes, ideal for just about any photo or video application.
Ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocusing
The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Lens is powered by Nikon's innovative Silent Wave Motor (SWM). This extraordinary focusing motor uses ultrasonic vibrations-rather than a gear system - to spin the lens barrel, resulting in nearly silent and ultra-fast autofocusing. If you want to override the AF system, simply take control of the focusing ring-M/A mode enables a seamless transition between auto and manual focusing.
Nikon lens technologies for consistently stunning images
Nikon's innovations in optical design and lens technology have paved the way for more affordable high-performance lenses like the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Lens. Two Extra-low Dispersion (ED) elements produce superior sharpness and color correction, and three Aspherical Lens (AS) elements virtually eliminate certain types of aberration. A rounded 7-blade diaphragm produces softer, more natural backgrounds, and Internal Focusing (IF) keeps the lens compact and lightweight.
|Lens Construction||12 elements in 8 groups (including 2 ED lens elements and 3 aspherical lens elements)|
|Angle of View||100° - 63° (76° - 44° with Nikon DX format)|
|Minimum Focus Distance||0.28m(0.92 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions|
|Maximum Reproduction Ratio||Approx. 0.2x|
|No. of Diaphragm Blades||7 (rounded diaphragm opening)|
|Filter Attachment Size||77mm (P = 0.75mm)|
|Diameter x Length (extension from lens mount)||Approx. 83mm maximum diameter x 95mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)|
|Supplied Accessories||77mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-66, Hard Case CL-1118|
- Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Lens
- 77mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap
- Rear Lens Cap LF-4
- Bayonet Hood HB-66
- Hard Case CL-1118