Reviews and Problems with Nikon 24mm f/3.5D ED PC-E NIKKOR
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Special Lens - Great Performer
Robert V, B&H Photo
10 January 2015
Excerpt: Landscape and architectural shooter. Love the versatility and performance of this lens. Have modified mine through Nikon service to allow T/S in the same axis. Rugged, dependable. Using it requires some skill to get optimally sharp images - live view etc.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Rugged, Strong Construction
Summary: Must have lens for any serious architecture shooter. It's simply amazing how wide you can shift side to side or up and down for seamless panoramas. There's some vignetting and softness at the extreme edges but there's plenty you can capture without going to the edge.
Excerpt: I come from 35+ years of view camera studio and environmental background and 40+ from 35mm and medium format. Including teaching in workshops, Higher Ed, commercial and fine arts.I am using this on a Nikon D800E.While this is a step back from the total control I have using my view cameras it is the...
Excerpt: Best used for Architecture, some usefulness for Landscape if you need to Scheimpflug. If you don't know this word you don't need this lens. Best way to correct perspective while putting camera a right level to record scene. Next best thing to a view camera.
Summary: After purchasing all the top zoom lenses (14-24,24-70, and even a Nikon Edge85 for 2600mm of glory) I quickly realized the importance of glass in the elements as many do. Moving to a 35mm prime and a 85mm prime (1.4) I figured I had everything I needed for solid professional images.
Summary: If you have a good copy of the 24 PC-E it sings on the D800. My copy is good. I wish Nikon would update their PC-E glass to the new Canon standards (the incredible 17 and new 24). This lens really does well with the D4 or D3x. Don't stop down below F/8 on a D800, otherwise you will get diffraction.
INDISPENSABLE LENS FOR LANDSCAPE & ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHERS
Artist in His Studio, Amazon
18 December 2013
Summary: Most I wanted to say here are already expressed. Maybe I can add. The lens is complex, very expensive, and Is It Worth It? The answer is absolutely 'YES'. The negative aspect is that it is hard and almost impossible to get clarity and razor-sharp images without a tripod.