Author Topic: New Nikon 17-28mm f/2.8 Lens  (Read 247 times)


Birna Rørslett

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Re: New Nikon 17-28mm f/2.8 Lens
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2022, 16:14:42 »
Hm. Quaity isn't that impressive when evaluated from the MTF. Obviously considered as the short member of a pair of rebadged Tamrons, 17-28 & 28-75.

Since they both are f/2.8 designs, the weight is accordingly.

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Re: New Nikon 17-28mm f/2.8 Lens
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2022, 20:57:02 »
Light weight travel set, actually impressive that they are so compact. Here also think of the 28-75mm f/2.8
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Re: New Nikon 17-28mm f/2.8 Lens
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2022, 01:13:12 »
I'm interested in the "S' Series.  I have the Z 50mm MC f/2.8, not an "S" lens and am not that impressed by it.
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Re: New Nikon 17-28mm f/2.8 Lens
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2022, 15:07:49 »
It's a lens thought for those who absolutely want 2.8 for "prestige" (as if one ever shot landscapes at that aperture...) but who have limited budget. As a consequence, absolute quality comes second place...

The Z 14-30/4 S makes much more sense to me, as I never shoot it below f/8... And yet, so many people don't want it "because it's not 2.8", a purely psychological reason (and note that I come from the legendary AF-S 17-35/2.8, but I don't miss it).

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