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Nikon lens wanted
« on: December 29, 2014, 08:03:40 PM »
I'm looking for a 12-24 or similar, being a brand snob will only allow me to buy nikon
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Re: Nikon lens wanted
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2014, 08:19:17 PM »
I'm looking for a 12-24 or similar, being a brand snob will only allow me to buy nikon

I sold my Nikon 12-24mm F4 some time ago so can't help you there. Mifsuds have a used Nikon 12-24mm F4 DX lens for £499. Greys of Westminster have one for £465. If this sounds a bit much then Mifsuds have a used Tokina 11-16mm F2.8 ATX PRO Asph IF DX for £349 which had a great write up when launched.  :tup:

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Re: Nikon lens wanted
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2014, 05:16:33 PM »
Cheers Oldboy, it is the  AFS-G ED N I need for my d700 is it not?
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Re: Nikon lens wanted
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2014, 08:26:33 PM »
The D700 is a full frame sensor but the Nikon 12-24mm F4 is a DX lens. Mine worked fine from 17mm to 24mm but below 17mm you will get shadow. You really need the Nikon 14-24mm F2.8 but at over £1,000 even for second-hand it might be too much.  :o

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« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2015, 08:12:10 AM »
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Re: Nikon lens wanted
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2015, 09:03:52 PM »
Thanks graham but I have a nikon 24-70 but I have just started to get interested in the interiors of old and abandoned buildings and I need to get a little wider
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« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2015, 10:06:30 PM »
Grey's of Westminster have a 14-24mm f/2.8G AF-S IF-ED Zoom-Nikkor at £1099.00 or a 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye-Nikkor AIS for £585. You can also buy brand new the  16mm f/2.8D Fisheye for £619.00 which is a FX lens. :tup:
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« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2015, 11:04:52 PM »
Thanks again Oldboy  :)
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« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2015, 04:41:43 PM »
 The 14/24 2.8 is a cracker!  :)
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