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Monday, May 27, 2019

AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-70mm F3.5~4.5 D, People and Places

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Nikon F801s, AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-70mm F3.5~4.5 D

#AnalogDiary - Film photography favorites, five frames with an AF Nikkor 28-70mm F3.5~4.5 D and Nikon F801s, in the waterscape garden of Suria KLCC.

I was in the waterscape forecourt of the Petronas Twin Towers, KLCC, with the AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-70mm F3.5~4.5 D but realizes that the lens was not wide enough for me to pull in both of the twins into a single frame. While planning for another session with another lens that might be able to capture what I wanted, I did spend some time at the location and managed to come up with the other images.

AF Nikkor 28-70mm F3.5~4.5 D

The AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-70mm F3.5~4.5 D was a new addition to my collection, and it worked rather well mounted on the Nikon F801s. Images were sharp and clear, with good contrast, and look to be a good performer if you are looking for a standard zoom that has a wider front end.

The lens is quite a handler as well, with both focus and zoom control rings being reasonably smooth. This is aside from the front element that rotates during focusing, which makes the use of a polarizing filter rather awkward. Autofocusing is operated by a slotted drive screw operated by the camera.


Nikon F801s, AF Nikkor 28-70mm F3.5~4.5 D

The AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-70mm F3.5~4.5 was also Nikon's first hybrid aspherical lens, has a 9-blade diaphragm and is compact enough to be used with a camera's built-in flash even at 28mm. The lens feels solid with its good quality polycarbonate and metal mount construction.




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