The Nikon 14-24mm combines extreme wide-angle with a lightning fast aperture for more responsive shooting. Built to deliver edge-to-edge sharpness in all conditions, this professional-grade lens resists distortions like flare and ghosting. The revolutionary Silent Wave Motor focuses more smoothly, and in near-silence, while a handy command dial keeps total control right at your fingertips. Highlights: Constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 at all focal lengths. Enhanced optical formulas, engineered to produce exceptional sharpness, contrast and colour, render outstanding image integrity. ED (Extra-low dispersion) glass elements minimize chromatic aberration to deliver stunning sharpness and contrast. Aspherical lenses including large-diameter PGM element eliminate various types of lens aberration even at the widest aperture. Nano Crystal Coat virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections, effectively reducing ghosting and flare. High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating offers superior color reproduction, while minimizing ghosting and flare. IF (Internal Focusing) enables focusing without changing the length of lens barrel. Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor for fast, quiet autofocus operation. Rounded diaphragm opening (9 blades) makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural. 0.28 m/0.9ft closest focusing distance with focal length 18-24mm. M/A mode enables instant switching from autofocus to manual focus, even during AF servo operation, with virtually no time lag. Dedicated flower-shaped lens hood effectively minimizes stray light. Lens barrel is built for comfortable holding while featuring a rugged design; zoom and focusing rings provide smooth operation. Engineered to Nikon professional DSLR standards to effectively resist dust and moisture. Soft pouch CL-M3 included. Compatible with Nikon FX and DX formats.