The Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED is a versatile standard zoom lens designed for Nikon F-mount DX-format cameras. Here are its key features and specifications:
Standard zoom lens covering a wide-angle to portrait-length focal range.
Designed for Nikon F-mount DX-format cameras, providing a 25.5-82.5mm-equivalent focal length range.
Bright constant f/2.8 maximum aperture for consistent illumination throughout the zoom range.
Enables greater control over depth of field, making it suitable for selective focus techniques.
Three aspherical elements to reduce spherical aberrations and distortion, ensuring sharp and accurate imagery.
Three extra-low dispersion elements to minimize color fringing and chromatic aberrations, contributing to enhanced clarity and color accuracy.
Super Integrated Coating (SIC) applied to lens elements to suppress internal reflections, flare, and ghosting.
Improves contrast and color accuracy, especially in strong lighting conditions.
Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for fast, quiet, and precise autofocus performance.
Full-time manual focus override allows for manual adjustments without switching to manual focus mode.
Internal focusing design maintains the overall length of the lens and promotes faster focusing speeds.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm for a pleasing out-of-focus quality, beneficial for shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.