Nikon has just made the NIKKOR Z 17-28mm f/2.8 lens available for purchase to their customers. If you want to know whether or not it is worthwhile to invest in, see how it fares when you try to take images of different seascapes.
At any given time, is it even possible to have an excessive quantity of lenses? When it comes to our priceless collections of photography gear, we can never have enough of anything, and I am well aware that the majority of us photographers will scoff at such an absurd suggestion.
When it comes to our priceless collections of photography gear, we can never have enough of anything, and I am well aware that the majority of us photographers will scoff at such an absurd suggestion. I am fully aware that the majority of us will roll our eyes at such a preposterous idea since, on some level, we are all plagued by an ongoing case of GAS.
However, there is a line somewhere between wishes and needs, and despite the fact that this line may be impacted by circumstances and appear to be different for each of us, it does exist nonetheless. This line exists despite the fact that there is a line somewhere between desires and requirements.
And with that, we get at this amazing video created by Nigel Danson, in which he discusses Nikon’s recently released NIKKOR Z 17-28mm f/2.8 lens. When I first saw the lens, I had the impression that the zoom range was a little strange. This is especially true when taking into account the fact that Nikon currently sells the Nikkor Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens, which has a weight and price point that is pretty equivalent to what this one is.
It is true that the new Nikkor Z 17-28mm lens has a bigger aperture of f/2.8; nevertheless, when it comes to landscape photography, you will very seldom want anything wider than f/4 anyway; yet, you will without a doubt prefer that extra 3mm in the focal range.
How does it function when it’s not in a controlled environment, and more importantly, does this photographer believe that it’s worth the money to buy it? Watch the video, and then provide your thoughts on whether or not you like the revised lens in the discussion that follows.