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Nikon 16-35mm f/4G ED VR AF-S
9.5 out of 10

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

Ultra wide-angle 16-35mm FX-format-compatible zoom lens with bui Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 16-35mm f/4G ED VR AF-S

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Overall 6
6.0

tho photoshop does a great job of fixing that

Michael C "Carmen", Amazon
30 January 2015
  • Summary: Very distorted around the edges, tho photoshop does a great job of fixing that. F7.1-F9 yield good results, the other apertures are a bit iffy.
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Overall 6
6.0

At least I can use 77mm filters

dennis, Amazon
3 January 2015
  • Summary: Quality wise it's not like the 14-24 or 24-70 Nikon lens. However, I can use 77mm filters like the rest of the Nikon lenses I have and my 4X6 GND filters. Unlike using the 14-24. I tried the Lee kit for the 14-24 and it's a pain to use and overpriced as well.
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Overall 6
6.0

Beware the corner sharpness!

jcozn2, B&H Photo
10 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens as an alternative to buying a 14-24, which is just a little out of my price range. I had read some great reviews on this lens and tried it out shortly at a local camera store. After owning it for a week, I had to return this lens...
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Good contrast, Good Lens Flare Control, Good VR, Relatively light
  • Cons: Heavy Distortion, Very Weak Corners
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Overall 6
6.0

cannot stand the distortion

RT, B&H Photo
11 May 2014
  • Excerpt: Bought this len and used on D90. Plan on using it on D610 by Thanksgiving. The images are sharp and color reproduction are very good. Both are quite similar to 35mm 1.8G. It is light considered the size of the len. I took a few pics. indoor at 16 mm.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

FlarePhobia, Adorama
23 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I'm still scratching my head over how I got here. I was shooting with a D7000, but I really wanted, or thought I wanted, some N series lenses because of the supposed promise to eliminate lens flare.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good not Great

David-eye, B&H Photo
6 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Having had the Nikon 14-24 and the 17-35, the 16-35 seemed like a great choice with the newer design than the 17-35 and the ability to use filters and not be concerned about the unprotected condition of the enormous front element on the 14-24.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

karlotto, Adorama
10 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Geat pictures are coming from the photographer not from the lens. But this has limitations being very soft at f>4 and inconsistent AF due to the used plastic rings. The VR is very useful for Christmas nights in town. Made still spectacular pictures with it and D700.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mushy and soft, poor AF accuracy

karlotto, Adorama
10 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Geat pictures are coming from the photographer not from the lens. But this has limitations being very soft at f>4 and inconsistent AF due to the used plastic rings. The VR is very useful for Christmas nights in town. Made still spectacular pictures with it and D700.
  • Pros: Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

bossman1969, Adorama
7 September 2011
  • Excerpt: I really wanted to like this lens. I compared it with my 17-35 f.28 Nikkor and they were virtually identically matched in sharpness. Maybe I had a bad copy. I ended up returning it. I also found this lens to be obnoxiously long. This is a wide zoom that looks almost identical to the 24-70.
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Overall 6
6.0

Compared to the 17-35 2.8........

bossman1969, Adorama
7 September 2011
  • Excerpt: I really wanted to like this lens. I compared it with my 17-35 f.28 Nikkor and they were virtually identically matched in sharpness. Maybe I had a bad copy. I ended up returning it. I also found this lens to be obnoxiously long. This is a wide zoom that looks almost identical to the 24-70.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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