The world's first lens with a smaller image circle, optimized for the sensor format of Nikon Digital SLRs such as the D100, the D1X, the D1H and the D1.

Key features

12-24mm ultra-wide angle G type zoom lens equivalent to 18-36mm in 135 format

ED (Extra low Dispersion) glass elements minimize chromatic aberration to provide higher resolution and superior contrast

Nikon's exclusive SWM for swift auto focusing with superior accuracy and ultra-quiet operation.

Three aspherical lens elements minimize distortion, especially at the periphery, for superior optical performance.

Lightweight design that fits comfortably on compact digital SLR bodies such as the D100.

Not recommended for use on 135 format cameras.


Technical Specifications

Focal length12-24mm
Maximum aperturef/4
Minimum aperturef/22
Lens construction11 elements in 7 groups (2 ED glass elements and 3 aspherical lenses)
Angle of view99° - 61°
Minimum focus distance0.3m (through the entire focal range)
Maximum reproduction ratio1/8.3
No. of diaphragm blades7 (rounded)
Filter attachment size77mm
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)Approximately 82.5 x 90 mm/3.2 x 3.5 in.
WeightApproximately 465 g/16.4 oz.
Supplied accessories77mm snap-on front lens cap LC-77, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-23

Included Accessories

Optional Accessories