Nikon wide angle dilemmas… 14-24, 18-35 and filters

Started Apr 26, 2014 | Discussions thread
Leonard Shepherd
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Re: Nikon wide angle dilemmas… 14-24, 18-35 and filters

whittle wrote:

can't find it new and prices suggest it would be £1500 minimum.

Sorry - I do not photograph night skies.

Dale say 3-4 days delivery for £1,449. This is more than the UK price for the 14-24 so the 17-35 is not a regular stock line for a retailer.

If your main use is night skies you do not normally need AF for this.

The common user consensus seems to be the corners of the 17-35 are about 1 stop behind the 14-24 at wider apertures, and close to equal at f8-11.

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