Jump to content

24-70mm f/4.0 S


Luc de Schepper

  • AOV ˚: 84-34

This lens is an good example of the advantages the new Z-mount brings. The large diameter of the Z mount allows the lens designers to come up with new exciting and/or better performing lenses. The Z 24-70mm f4 is an example of the latter, it's optimised for the new mount and thus behaves in a way like the similarly optimised lenses for the Micro Four Thirds system, the outstanding Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 comes to mind. 

 

The Nikkor Z 24-70mm f4 has excellent MTF figures but what's more important in every day use, it's a no-nonsense tool for fantastic images. Finally a "standard range" zoom lens for a full frame system that to me has no flaws. Sharpness is outstanding, even in the far corners. Optical distortion is corrected in the RAW profile and Jpegs. Color, contrast and bokeh are good (although the Z 50mm f1.8 has more punch). Built, size and handling are also very nice. In a kit combined with the Z6 or Z7 this lens represents great value for money and should be a no-brainer when contemplating the purchase of a Z6 or Z7.

 

Some images (all shot on a Nikon Z6)

 

1. f5 1/13sec iso320

48008882907_e93ebc18f8_h.jpg

 

2. f5 1/15sec iso560

47974340742_63c18396a3_h.jpg

 

3. f5.6 1/40sec iso100

33980777218_985bf4cc70_h.jpg

 

4. f10 1/13sec iso100

33943355848_13ace5d01d_h.jpg

 

5. f4 1/1600sec iso 100

47068599804_8b727597e0_h.jpg

 



Focus Type: AF
Mass (g): 500
Length (mm): 88.5
Filter Ø (mm): 72
Optics: 14/11
Macro: 0.3x
Min. Focus (mm): 300
Hood: HB-85
  • Like 5


Comments

Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.



Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Headliners

    • Bridge on the Belmont Rivulet.
      Keeping to the new normal (i.e. staying close to home) and carrying my Thornton Pickard half-plate camera and a dark slide loaded with 15 year-old (at least) Ilford Multigrade fibre paper for negative material...
        • Like
      • 7 replies
    • Icefields Parkway, Alberta.
      More quarentine work.
      Thank you for looking.
        • Like
      • 8 replies
    • Flower Macro with the Z 6...
      and the 105mm f/2.8 Micro lens...
        • Like
      • 3 replies
    • Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagles
      Not remarkable photography by any means (X-T2 + 100-400/4.5-5.6 @ 400mm + 1.4x TC, around 1/125-250 sec @ 800 ISO, OIS, hand-held - kinda pushing the envelope for the little beast here), but when I spotted this group in a dead tree in the paddock behind my back gate I had to grab what I could and photograph them.
        • Like
      • 8 replies
    • First flowers
      Despite the quarantine measures on nature, you can even go out! For immunity, there is nothing ray of sunshine, fresh air and distributed physical exertion.
        • Like
      • 6 replies
    • Manhattan skyline
      More work from the quarentine.
      All taken with the Noct 58mm f/0.95.
        • Applaud
      • 5 replies
    • Looking Back
      I began my career in photography back in 2008 and I still have many of the shots taken from my earliest commissions. I'll share some of those with you here.
        • Like
      • 2 replies
    • Tutorial: Product Photography Made Easy (Part 2)
      In the first part of this tutorial I showed you how I typically set up for product photos. In this second part I am going to show you how I do my editing using Lightroom exclusively to create an image with a pure white background that can be used on e-commerce websites.
        • Like
      • 3 replies
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By visiting this website you are agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy & Guidelines.