Reviews and Problems with Nikon 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF AF Zoom-Nikkor
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Good product for money for pro use
2 weeks ago
Summary: This lens is a heavy pro lens. If you want a lens to carry around your neck for vacation photos don't get this lens, but if your pro, or semi pro this is an excellent lens. It's just as sharp as the newer 24-70 except half the price. Most models have an af squeak however most sellers don't put that in the description. Most of the time this isn't a problem but sometimes the af motor will fail and you will need to get the af motor replaced.
Summary: Absolutely superb lens. If you cannot afford a 24-70 f/2.8 and want something a little nicer than a Sigma variant, this what you need to buy. Tough, solid, and very fluid. The 28-70 has become a cornerstone in my photography.
Summary: This was my first lens for my first full frame camera (D600) Have done weddings, car shoots, portraits, and product shots and I love the results. The sharpness is great, especially stopped down one stop, but not as sharp as my 50mm 1.8D. Not a lot of distortion at 24mm and really decent bokeh at 50-85mm Just a great all around lens for me.
Excerpt: I have just began to use this lens and it works great. It is now the lens that is always on my camera, easy to use, sharp. Switching to marco is easy to do. It is a heavy lens, heaviest one I own, due to the great build.
Heavy, sharp, beautiful color rendition & bokeh, simply an excellent beast
31 March 2014
Summary: Wonderful lens, super sharp and makes beautiful pictures. Some prefer this over the newer version of this lens 24-70mm f/2.8 with nano crystal coasting, and I'm not too surprised to hear that. It's a fantastic lens and it's great for landscape to portrait. Super versatile heavy monster is this lens.