Covering a versatile wide-angle to telephoto (24–85mm) zoom range, this lens offers a great balance of fine resolution and smooth tonal gradation. An FX-format workhorse, both in the field and in the studio, the AF Zoom-NIKKOR 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF is also capable of macro shooting with a maximum reproduction range of 1:2 (half life size).
A workhorse in the field or studio
True versatility and stellar performance
The AF Zoom-NIKKOR 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF is ideal for landscapes, travel, full length portraits, studio work and more. Thanks to a unique design and Internal Focusing (IF), its filter attachment does not rotate during focusing or zooming. And with a maximum reproduction range at 85mm of 1:2 (half life size), it is also a viable macro lens for close-up shooting.
Shed light on new possibilities
Fast f/2.8 maximum aperture
The AF Zoom-NIKKOR 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF’s fast f/2.8 maximum aperture at the 24mm setting is ideal for low-light shooting or creating beautiful background blur (bokeh). It also makes the lens an effective choice for slow or rear flash sync techniques. Expand your capabilities.
AS stands for Aspherical lens elements. This type of lens utilizes non-spherical surfaces on either one or both sides of the glass in order to eliminate certain types of lens aberration.
A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.
Focal Length Range
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
Minimum Angle of View (DX-format)
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format)
Minimum Angle of View (FX-format)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
FX DX FX in DX Crop Mode 35mm Film
Super Integrated Coating
Minimum Focus Distance
Accepts Filter Type
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
3.1 in.(78.5 mm)x3.2 in.(82.5 mm)
19.2 oz.(545 g)
AF Zoom-NIKKOR 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF
72mm lens cap
Rear lens cap
*Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area.