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NIKKOR Z 24-70mm F/2.8 S Lens – Nikon’s New Standard Zoom

Weeks after the release of the NIKKOR Z 14-30 mm f/4 S lens, Nikon continues to expand its NIKKOR Z line of lenses with a new impressive Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S zoom lens. If you are a Nikon Z6/Z7 user, this lens looks like a must-have, let’s take a closer look at it. Nikon’s Z Roadmap At CES 2019, Nikon showed the lens roadmap for Nikon Z-mount full frame mirrorless cameras. There should be a total of 23 Z-mount lenses until 2021. The NIKKOR Z 24-70 f/2.8 S is the 5th Z lens by Nikon, but it’s the first f/2.8 constant aperture zoom. This lens fits perfectly between the 14-30 f/4, 24-70 f/4 and the 70-200 f/2.8 that should come out later this year. Like Nikon’s F-mount 24-70 f2.8 lens, I hope that this would be an excellent all-around Z lens. You should be able to use it in nearly every shooting scenario, from documentaries, event, wedding, run-n-gun and so on: it should get the job done. Technical Specifications The NIKKOR Z 24-70 f/2.8 S is the first lens to feature Nikon’s new ARNEO coating. It’s a new type of treatment on top of the Nano Crystal Coat to help reduce flare and ghosting. Also, it’s a pretty light piece of glass at just 805g. Quite impressive considering the lens features 17 elements in 15 groups. The 9-blade aperture should provide a pleasing bokeh. The lens is also the first NIKKOR Z lens to feature a dedicated manual focus ring...

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Published By: Cinema5D - Monday, 18 February

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