Nikon AF-S 17-5mm f2.8G IF-ED - A versatile high performance standard zoom lens
This Nikon zoom lens is a perfect everyday option, with a zoom that will provide you enough reach for the majority of day to day uses and a large constant f2.8 aperture, to allow sharp photos in low-light conditions. Suitable for Nikon’s smaller DX format cameras, the AF-S 15-55mm f2.8G lens is capable of wide angle landscapes and head and shoulder portraits, as well as everything that crosses your path in between
An upgrade to your kit zoom lens
Whether you are hoping to upgrade your standard kit zoom lens to a more superiors example of the format, or you are yet to have such a flexible option in your kit, the Nikon 17-55mm f2.8 is a very good choice. What sets this lens apart from its budget counterparts is the exceptional optical and build quality, designed to provide you with a premium performer. Aspherical and ED glass elements combine to deliver exceptional image sharpness as well as reduced aberrations, resulting in edge-to-edge image sharpness throughout the wide aperture range.
Perfect for everyday use and all day use
Designed for everyday use, the large f2.8 aperture of this lens will keep you shooting no matter what the day throws at you, ideal for an bright outdoor lunchtime stroll, or a candlelit evening dinner, the 17-55mm is suitable for bright or low-light conditions.
This large opening and it's excellent light gathering capabilities is also brilliant at producing a large depth of field in your photographs, so you can finally produce those beautiful portraits with natural background bokeh that you have always admired.
Silent Wave motor - Accurate, silent, smooth & fast autofocus
Throughout your busy lifetime there will be times that you will wish to photograph still objects as well as models that can’t sit still, like kids. You may also find yourself in the midst of moments that are better represented by a movie than a still photograph and visa versa. No matter what the situation or the desired outcome the Nikon AF-S 17-55mm f2.8G is well equipped thanks to the fast, quiet and aptly titled Silent Wave focus motor. This focus motor assures accurate focus is attained with the utmost of ease, leaving you with the pleasure of enjoying what is unfolding before your eyes, confident the photos and videos you are taking will do the moment justice.
Example of 17-55mm focal length range