Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR Review

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December 4, 2012 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR.

Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD

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The Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD is a fast standard zoom lens for Nikon and Canon full-frame DSLR shooters. Crucially offering built-in image stabilisation, something that the Big Two don't offer, the Tamron 24-70mm is also weather-sealed and cheaper. Read our Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD review to find out if it's the best standard zoom for full-frame users.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

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The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR is a professional ultra-wide angle lens. Aimed mainly at full-frame DSLR users, but also compatible with DX bodies where it provides a focal range of 24-50mm, the Nikon 16-35mm f/4 also features built-in optical image stabilization. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Review complete with full-size sample images.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED

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The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED is a new professional ultra-wide-angle lens. Aimed mainly at full-frame DSLR users, but also compatible with DX bodies where it provides a focal range of 36mm, the Nikon 24mm f/1.4 is aimed at professional photojournalists and landscape photographers. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED Review complete with full-size sample images.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

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The AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4 G ED VR is a new standard zoom lens that can be used with both full-frame FX and cropped DX Nikon DSLR cameras. Featuring a constant maximum aperture of f/4 at all focal lengths, the Nikon 24-120mm lens costs almost twice as much as its variable-aperture predecessor, the 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED. Read our full Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR Review to find out if it's worth paying the extra...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G

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The AF-S 35mm f/1.4G from Nikon is a moderate wide-angle lens in the full-frame FX format, or a fast standard prime when mounted on a DX body. The 35mm f/1.4 features 10 optical elements in seven groups with one aspherical lens element and a Rear Focus (RF) system incorporating a Silent Wave Motor which provides smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for $1,799.95 / £1,485.99, read our expert Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G review to find out if it's worth the hefty investment.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G

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The AF-S 50mm f/1.8G from Nikon is a standard prime lens in the full-frame FX format, or a fast portrait optic when mounted on a DX body. The 50mm f/1.8 features seven optical elements in six groups with one aspherical lens element, a Silent Wave Motor which provides smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override, and a weather-sealed lens mount. Retailing for £185 / $220, read our expert Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G review to find out if it's an essential purchase for the Nikon DSLR owner.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G

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The AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G is a fast mid-range telephoto prime lens for Nikon full-frame DSLRs. With a maximum aperture of f/1.8 and an iris diaphragm with seven rounded blades, the AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G should be able to create excellent bokeh effects. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G review.

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