Excerpt: This is my first wide angle lens. I am very impressed with the clarity and colors this lens has been able to produce. Even on my dated D90 I can appreciate the difference between quality glass and a kit lens. This is my first Nikon Pro Series lens. Beyond the quality of the photos I have taken is the rather substantial feel of this lens. <br /><br />I would also be neglectful if I didn't mention the Nikon promotion that was in effect when I decided to purchase the lens.
Excerpt: I was trying to decide between the 10-14mm lens and this one. I'm happy with my choice. The lens takes beautiful pictures and it isn't so heavy that I don't want to carry it around. I'm very happy with my purchase.
Excerpt: Although this is not very common I use it for weddings. The "normal" 24-70 is not giving me the images that I need most of the time so I used to rent the 17-35 f/2.8 to see if it would be a good fit for the job. I liked it but then I realised there is this 16-35 and even if it is an f/4 lens it is great in low light inside and out.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
Excerpt: We use this on both a D800 and D800e and love the results. Check out DxoMark for scores and attributes or just shoot it!<br /><br />Any wide lens like this will have a fair amount of distortion and this is correctable in Lightroom very easily. It is a big and fairly heavy lens, so keep that in mind.<br /><br />It does have VR which is really only somewhat useful as depth of field is so great that most everything is in focus anyway.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I would not hesitate to recommend this lens. If you have money to burn, buy the 14-24mm; but if you buy the 16-35mm you won't be sorry and you'll save money. I use this lens with a Nikon D800E mainly for scenes in the FX mode. The filter thread on the lens is 77mm, which is the same thread used on many of the best Nikon lenses. You can buy one set of quality filters and use the filters on multiple lenses. This lens is awesome in every aspect.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction