Anyone try new NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G on D800

Started Mar 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
GlobalGuyUSA
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Re: Anyone try new NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G on D800
In reply to BackPacker1532, Mar 15, 2013

BackPacker1532 wrote:

I would suggest that on that specific camera, you will be wasting the camera's ability. For that camera you need GOOD glass to make use of the 35mp not wehat is more like a kit lens

This is not true as many D800 owners are attesting for even older lenses and non-primes, non-gold teles. And doubly not true the way that consumers actually use the D800, by compressing images into much smaller jpegs.

Megapixels are not that interesting to me. High ISO is (or effective ISO when compressed). I would be much more concerned about this being a dark, variable aperture lens than its resolution ability on a D800 (although that is the cost of a light, low-cost lens, which are pluses in their own right).

Far more important is "how does it handle low-light and shake" than the MPs.

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Sincerely, GlobalGuyUSA

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