Why has Nikon not updated the 17-35mm/2.8?

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Joe Tam Contributing Member • Posts: 894
Why has Nikon not updated the 17-35mm/2.8?
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I like this focal length for certain situations but the new digital sensors show the limitations of this lens design.  I have sent it into Nikon NPS for calibration and still do not get reliably sharp images with D810.

I have the 24-70 and it is tack sharp.  Very nice lens.

Canon is on the third version of the 16-35mm.

Why is Nikon neglecting this important focal range?

I had and sold the 14-24mm because I found the longer end to be a little short.

I would buy a new 17-35 G in a heartbeat.

 Joe Tam's gear list:Joe Tam's gear list
Nikon D5 Nikon D850 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8G ED VR II Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II +7 more
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