24 1.8s vs 24-70 2.8s and my experience

Started Dec 12, 2019 | Discussions thread
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DrewLavyne Regular Member • Posts: 125
24 1.8s vs 24-70 2.8s and my experience
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Just a quick shout out to anyone curious about the 24 1.8s compared to the 24mm end of the 24-70 2.8 s zoom...

I've been shooting the zoom since the Summer and was anxious to finally get my hands on the 24 prime which just came out a few weeks ago. Well after spending a week or so shooting it I can honestly say that i prefer the 24-70 for a 24mm focal length. Yes, the 1.8 is handy for low (almost no) light situations, but something about the rendering and colors of the 24-70 beat it out for me. I also found the edges sharper on the zoom! Not exactly sure how Nikon is pulling that off, but that was my experience with it.

The 24 1.8 is what i would call very good, but not great. Not 50 1.8s great or 24-70 2.8s great.

Hope this helps anyone considering the purchase!

Cheers - DL

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Nikon Z6 Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8
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