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9.2 out of 10

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

5x standard zoom lens with Nano Crystal Coat and Vibration Reduc Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 24-120mm f/4G ED VR AF-S

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Overall 8
8.0

Good buy for the money

dennis, Amazon
22 January 2015
  • Summary: A bit hesitant in buying this lens. I already have the 14-24, 24-70 and 70-200. My biggest thing was lugging that 70-200 around and only using it for maybe a few shots while traveling. For my uses I don't care that this lens isn't f/2.8. This lenses is so much lighter and compact then the 70-200. Against the 24-70 it is shorter and just slightly lighter. When zooming from 24-120, it has external zoom. You will pick up an extra 2 inches in length.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent Zoom and Buyers Be Aware.

JAMESc, B&H Photo
20 January 2015
  • Excerpt: It offers great convenience with excellent sharpness and really amazing VR capability. However, it's not sealed as tightly as 24-70 due to its extending barrel design. As a result, over time, dust, moisture, sand can get inside the lens and Buyers need to be aware. Secondly, distortion can be an issue between 24 and 50 if you don't do post.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very nice, but over price

Kevin Lin, B&H Photo
11 December 2014
  • Excerpt: It is a decent walk around lens, Sharp, with consistent output. Only drawback would be the weight and price.
  • Pros: Consistent Output
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Almost bombproof

mags, B&H Photo
6 December 2014
  • Excerpt: I've traveled the world with this lens from the tropics to mountainsides in Bhutan. Although I travel with several primes and the wonderful new Nikon 70-200, this lens is still my go-to. I've dropped it countless times. It's been mishandled in airline security checks, soaked and, too often, stuffed in a backpack. It's been cleaned several times and still takes remarkably sharp photos.
  • Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Very useful zoom range

AllanB, B&H Photo
11 September 2014
  • Excerpt: This fx lens on a D300 and is the lens I use99% of the time ( the other lens is a 80-400).with the dx 1.5 x the 24-120 becomes a 36 - 180; (and the other a 120 - 600),The colours on this lens are pleasing and it is not too bulky to carry around...have had to up the ISO setting on occasion because it's at f4 wide open...I get very good results on the D300....it will beinteresting to see what results I get on the 810... When I can afford it !
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Overall 8
8.0

Great lens

Charley, B&H Photo
3 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Great lens optically . Pretty sharp through the focal range. No flare or ghosting. Also very good at F/4.This is a great all around lens on my Nikon D800. Optically, no complaints. Focus is quick. Downside is it is heavy and bulky and not something that I like to carry around all day. Also, it is not weather sealed like Nikon pro line lens. The construction does not give one the impression that this lens will have a long life of heavy use.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Cons: Heavy, Weak Casing
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Overall 8
8.0

Fast and Versatile

AL, B&H Photo
24 April 2014
  • Excerpt: This is an ideal carry around lens. It's fast enough and sharp enough for most situations. It also makes a good portrait lens for all but the most critical pros.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Great travel lens

Just plane Bill, B&H Photo
24 April 2014
  • Excerpt: I purchased this lens for a trip to Italy. I didn't want to carry the bulkier Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 lens, which has a shorter range. I think it will be a versatile lens; most of my work is with long telephotos (600mm) and an 80-400mm zoom used in wildlife photography.
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

good travel lens for d600

IluvTofu, Amazon
16 April 2014
  • Summary: I own d600. This lens should be for someone who likes to travel with one lens for full frame camera. Yes, distortion and vignetting do occur (you would have to look for it to see it :)). So if you are buying this lens then I recommend getting lightroom to correct it (very easy). Good news is this lens was sharper than i expected. VR works well but it does drain battery. Before you purchase this lens, please consider the weight . Its alot heavier than the kit lens.
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Overall 8
8.0

It's okay. Pros and Cons.

cmy28 "cmy28", Amazon
16 April 2014
  • Summary: (Nikon D600 user.) This is my first lens as a DSLR user and I used to like it very much. But later on I have been gradually but firmly stunned by how strongly a prime lens outruns a zoom one, and consequently I tend to use this lens less and less. Anyway, still its a good product. Very versatile, I mean. And it's not horribly heavy so it is easy to take on a light trip with not-too-serious photography. But, - There is REALLY severe dark corners problem at the 24mm end.
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