NIKON AF-S NIKKOR 18–35mm f/3.5–4.5G ED Lens

  • F Mount Lens / FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to 29
  • Three Aspherical & Two ED Lens Elements
  • Super Integrated Coating
  • Silent Wave Motor AF System
  • Internal Focusing Mechanism
  • Manual Focus Override
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 11″
  • Rounded 7-Blade Aperture
  • Filter Diameter: 77mm
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The AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm F/3.5-4.5G ED is an FX-format, 1.9x ultra-wide-angle zoom lens with a focal length of 18-35mm. It weighs just 385g, delivering detail-rich images through a compact body. The lens is also designed with a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for silent AF operation, which enhances the shooting experience. It is best used to capture landscapes, cityscapes and architecture.

  • FX-format compatible, 1.9x ultra-wide-angle zoom lens covering a focal-length range from 18 to 35 mm
  • Compact and light design with a weight of 385 g/13.6 oz. for superior mobility
  • Optical system incorporating aspherical lens and ED glass elements is optimized for ultra-high-pixel-count D-SLRs
  • Seven-blade iris diaphragm creates beautiful intentionally blurred images, while superior aberration correction reduces axial chromatic aberration and astigmatism
  • Silent Wave Motor (SWM) realizes quiet AF operation
  • Two focus modes are available – M/A (autofocus with manual override, manual priority) and M (manual focus)




    • Type

    • Type G AF-S lens with built-in CPU and F mount


    • Focal length

    • 18-35mm


    • Maximum aperture

    • f/3.5-4.5


    • Minimum aperture

    • f/22-29


    • Lens construction

    • 12 elements in 8 groups (including 2 ED lens elements and 3 aspherical lens elements)


    • Angle of view

    • Nikon film SLR and FX-format D-SLR cameras: 100° – 63° Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 76° – 44°


    • Focusing

    • Nikon Internal Focusing (IF) System with autofocus controlled by Silent Wave Motor and separate focus ring for manual focus


    • Minimum focus distance

    • 0.28 m(0.92 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions


    • Maximum reproduction ratio

    • Approx. 0.2x


    • No. of diaphragm blades

    • 7 (rounded diaphragm opening)


    • Diaphragm

    • Fully automatic


    • Aperture range

    • 18 mm focal length: f/3.5 to 2235 mm focal length: f/4.5 to 29


    • Filter-attachment size

    • 77 mm (P = 0.75 mm)


    • Dimensions

    • Approx. 83 mm maximum diameter x 95 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)


    • Weight

    • Approx. 385 g (13.6 oz)


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