Nikon's New Wide-Angle PC-E Nikkor 24mm f/3.5D ED Lens
Nikon yesterday announced the PC-E NIKKOR 24mm f/3.5D ED lens that comes equipped with a tilt/shift mechanism which helps in manipulating perspective, distortion and focus.
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Nikon yesterday announced the PC-E NIKKOR 24mm f/3.5D ED lens that comes equipped with a tilt/shift mechanism which helps in manipulating
perspective, distortion and focus. The lens is also handy in architectural photography as it can correct linear distortion and aberration.
The new PC-E NIKKOR 24mm f/3.5D ED lens also features an electromagnetic diaphragm that automatically controls aperture with the latest Nikon D-SLR cameras and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.7 feet. The NIKKOR 24mm f/3.5D ED lens is scheduled to become available through Nikon authorized dealers in the U.S. in spring 2008 for an estimated selling price of $1929.*
* Ultra-wide, Perspective Control (PC) lens featuring tilt, shift and rotation capability, perfect for architectural and nature photography
* Wide shifting range, plus or minus 11.5mm, with a tilting range of plus or minus 8.5-degrees
* Revolving capability of plus or minus 90-degrees for versatile tilt/shift shooting effects
* 3 ED-(Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements for superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration
* 3 aspherical elements virtually eliminate coma and other types of lens aberration, even at the widest aperture
* Nikon's Nano Crystal Coat virtually eliminates internal reflections across a wide range of wavelengths, for even greater image clarity
* High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) offers superior color performance and substantially reduced ghosting and flare
* Rounded 9-blade diaphragm for more natural appearance of out-of-focus image elements