Nikkor AF 28-85mm f3.5-4.5

Filter Size: 

Lens mount:

Aperture Range:

Close Focus:

Macro Ratio

Year Introduced:

Tested with...

62mm

Nikon AF

f3.5-f22

.3 meters

n/a

1986 (1st version)

Eos T2i - APS-C

AFNikkor28-85.jpg

      I've wanted an AF Nikkor 28-85 for many years.   My copy is the first version with the narrow focus ring.   They say it's as good as primes at all focal lengths.   Almost!   At 28mm it is soft in the corners.   At 35mm thru 85mm it is comparable to primes.   

28 85  0005.JPG

f5.6 - ISO 400 - 50mm

28 85  0004.JPG

f5.6 - ISO 400 - 100% Crop - 35mm 

_MG_1122.JPG

bokeh fringe - f3.5 - 80mm

noticeable color shift

_MG_1123.JPG

bokeh fringe - f5.6 - 80mm

reduced but still there

28 85  0003.JPG

f4 - ISO 400 - 50% Crop

28 85  0001.JPG

f2.5 - ISO 400 - 100% Crop - 50mm