Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   On September 16th, Nikon officially released its latest Z-mount three-element ultra-wide-angle lens: NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S, which was previously announced by Nikon. One of the product serial lenses, this lens has always attracted attention. For Z-mount lenses, although there was previously Z14-30mmf/4 to choose from, for Nikon users, they would prefer to have a 14-24mmf/2.8 with the same specifications as the F-mount lens. This time, Nikon The NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S was finally released, which is a complete complement of the Z-mount large ternary lens.

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14 -24mmf/2.8S

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S lens adopts a constant large aperture design of f/2.8. The optical structure uses 11 groups of 16 elements, including up to 4 elements Low-dispersion ED lens, 3 aspherical lens, lens with nano crystal coating and anti-reflective high-definition coating, and front lens with fluorine coating are luxurious materials. In addition, this lens also has 9 circular aperture blades, the closest focusing distance is 28cm.

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14 -24mmf/2.8S

   In fact, some time before the release of this lens, I was honored to get this lens and tested it in advance, so I will focus on this lens in this article In daily use, the quality that users are most concerned about is tested. Before the official evaluation, we also realized a change in the appearance of this lens.

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14 -24mmf/2.8S

   In fact, when it comes to the appearance of the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S, the biggest change is the smaller size, lower weight, and the design of the non-bulb front lens group. This is Many people, including me, have seen and picked up the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S lens, the most obvious feeling. Compared with the F-mount AS-C14-24mmf/2.8GED lens, the length is reduced. 10.6mm and 320g lighter. Therefore, the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S has successfully become the smallest and lightest product among the current large ternary ultra-wide-angle lenses with a length of 124.5mm and a weight of 650g.

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14 -24mmf/2.8S

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S front lens

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S

   Although the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S is a wide-angle lens with a constant maximum aperture of f/2.8, its front-end components are two Aspheric lenses are used on both sides to make the front surface almost flat, so that filters can be installed through a dedicated hood to meet the needs of photographers.

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   Here users can use the HB-96 compact hood or the HB-97 screw-in hood. use. Of course, users can still use the plug-in filter at the end, so I personally think it is very convenient to use the filter of this lens.

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14 -24mmf/2.8S

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S uses a metal bayonet, and the conventional AF/MF control lever and the NIKKORS logo are close to the front of the bayonet. The element design of the previous NIKKOR Z lens is exactly the same.

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14 -24mmf/2.8S

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S zoom ring, focus ring and multi-function control ring are made of different materials, among which the wide zoom ring and slightly The narrow focus ring is made of rubber, and the small multi-function control ring is made of metal. Both have finer textures and provide moderate friction during use. This multi-function control ring is worth mentioning. It can adjust the aperture value or exposure compensation and provide us with a quiet operating space when taking pictures or video. In addition, this lens is also designed with a focus distance prompt window, L-Fn button, etc., and there is not much difference in usage habits from previous NIKKOR Z lenses.

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14 -24mmf/2.8S with Nikon Z7

   The weight of the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S650g and the body of the Nikon Z7 make the whole set of 1275g, compared to the Nikon D850 with AS-C14-24mmf/ The 1975g of the 2.8GED combination has reduced the weight by 700g, and the length has also been reduced by 27mm. It can be said that this combination is basically the most portable ultra-wide-angle shooting solution at present.

  Comprehensive quality test: resolution real shot test

  Because the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S front-end element adopts aspherical lenses on both sides, it is designed to maximize the use of short methods The advantage of the blue distance achieves excellent optical performance. In addition, the optical structure has also been redesigned, so it has a very high resolution. Next, I will show you the center and edge imaging of this lens at both ends of 14mm and 24mm through actual shooting. quality.

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   NIKKOR Z14 -24mmf/2.8S14mm real shots are 100% screenshots in the red frame

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   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S14mm Take a 100% screenshot inside the red frame

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

  From the real resolution screenshots, the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S lens has a good performance at the center and edge when the 14mm end aperture is fully opened. The overall performance after shrinking the aperture by one stop Better, and at f/22 aperture, the center image quality and edge image quality began to decline due to diffraction problems caused by the small aperture. At the 24mm end, the image quality of the center and the edge is very good when the aperture is fully opened, and the performance at f/22 is comparable to that of 14mm.

  Comprehensive quality test: vignetting, ghosting, flare, dispersion

  Wide-angle lens generally will inevitably appear edge loss. In the lens loss test, I used a set of blue sky shots to show the vignetting performance of the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S lens at 14mm and 24mm.

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   From the perspective of the intercepted position performance, the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S is at the maximum aperture, regardless of whether it is There is a certain degree of vignetting at the 14mm and 24mm ends, but after shrinking the aperture by one stop, this corner loss has been significantly alleviated. The overall performance is still very good.

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

  鬼影、 Glare real shot gif

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S has excellent performance in anti-ghosting flare. Even when facing the sun, almost no ghosting flare appears, and this is completely Thanks to the functions of nano crystal coating and anti-reflection high-definition coating, it can effectively reduce the phenomenon of ghost and flare.

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   NIKKOR Z14 -24mmf/2.8S maximum aperture dispersion real shot 100% screenshot

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S dispersion performance at maximum aperture is still very good, The phenomenon of dispersion is almost invisible. So with this NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S, you can take pictures with confidence and boldness.

  Comprehensive quality test: distortion, coma, starburst

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S also performed quite well in distortion control this time, 14mm has a certain pillow The distortion control at the 24mm end is significantly better than 14mm, and the appearance of distortion is basically not seen.

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14 -24mmf/2.8S distortion real shot

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S distortion real shot

   NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S can effectively suppress sagittal coma aberration, in order to achieve excellent point image reproduction, Make the stars from the center of the picture to the edge of the picture stand out bright points. Interested friends can click on the starry sky map below to view its performance on coma.

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   Focal length: 14mm Aperture: f/2.8 ISO sensitivity: 3200 Exposure time: 25s Exposure compensation: -0.3EV White balance: Auto

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  Nikkor Z14-24mmf/2.8S astral real shot

The NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S is equipped with 9 circular aperture blades, so it can show a very beautiful 18 to starburst under a small aperture. In the real starburst shooting, it can actually be done at an aperture of f/4.0 I saw a slight starburst, and for the ultra-wide-angle lens, the performance of the starburst is also a factor that many people consider when buying this lens. I don’t know if you are satisfied with the starburst performance of the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S What?

  Real shot samples

   After a series of tests, let’s take a look at some samples I shot with Nikon Z7 and NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S. The following samples are all For post-grading, interested users can click to enlarge and view.

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   Focal length: 14mm Aperture: f/6.3 ISO sensitivity: 100 Exposure time: 1/30s Exposure compensation: 0EV White balance: Auto

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  Focal length: 14mm Aperture: f/9.0 ISO sensitivity: 100 Exposure time:1/320s Exposure compensation: 0EV White balance: Auto

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   Focal length: 15mm  aperture: f/2.8 ISO sensitivity: 100 Exposure time: 1/200s Exposure compensation: 0EV White balance: Auto

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  Focal length: 14mm Aperture: f/2.8 ISO sensitivity: 400 Exposure time: 1/640s Exposure compensation: 0EV White balance: Auto

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   focal length: 14mm  aperture: f/ 2.8 ISO sensitivity: 125 Exposure time: 1/2000s Exposure compensation: 0.3EV White balance: Auto

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  Focal length: 14mm Aperture: f/8.0 ISO sensitivity: 3200 Exposure time: 1/1000s Exposure compensation: 0.3EV White balance: Auto

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   Focal length: 14mm  Aperture: f/2.8  ISO sensitivity: 125  Exposure time: 1/640s  Exposure compensation: 0.3EV White balance: automatic

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  Focal length: 14mm Aperture: f/2.8 ISO sensitivity: 125 Exposure time: 1/250s Exposure compensation: 0.3EV White balance: Auto

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   Focal length: 14mm  Aperture: f/8.0  ISO sensitivity: 400  Exposure time: 1/160s  Exposure compensation: 0.3EV White balance: automatic

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

  Focal length: 14mm Aperture: f/8.0 ISO sensitivity: 400 Exposure time: 1/30s Exposure compensation: 0.3EV White balance: Auto

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   Focal length: 14mm  Aperture: f/8.0 ISO sensitivity: 3200  Exposure time: 1/1000s Exposure compensation: 0.3EV White balance: automatic

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   Focal length: 14mm  Aperture: f/2.8 ISO sensitivity: 3200 Exposure time: 25s Exposure compensation: -0.3EV White balance: Automatic

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   Focal length: 14mm Aperture: f/2.8 ISO sensitivity: 3200 Exposure time: 15s Exposure compensation: -0.3EV White balance: Auto

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

  Focal length: 14mm  Aperture: f/2.8 ISO sensitivity: 3200 Exposure time:  Exposure compensation: -0.3EV White balance: Auto

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   focal length: 14mm  aperture: f/2.8 ISO sensitivity: 125 Exposure time: 1/2500s Exposure compensation: 0.3EV White balance: Auto

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

  Focal length: 14mm Aperture: f/3.2 ISO sensitivity: 100 Exposure time: 1/640s Exposure compensation: 0EV White balance: Auto

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   focal length: 14mm  aperture: f /3.5 ISO sensitivity: 100 Exposure time: 1/6s Exposure compensation: -0.7EV White Balance: Auto

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

  Focal length: 14mm Aperture: f/22.0 ISO sensitivity: 100 Exposure time: 8/10s Exposure compensation: -0.3EV White balance: Auto

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   Focal length: 14mm  Aperture: f/11.0  ISO sensitivity: 100  Exposure time: 1/3s  Exposure Compensation: -0.7EV White balance: Auto

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   Focal length: 14mm  Aperture: f/9.0 ISO sensitivity: 100  Exposure time: 1/3s Exposure compensation: -0.7EV White balance: Auto

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   Focal length: 14mm  Aperture: f/3.5  ISO sensitivity: 100  Exposure time: 1/ 100s Exposure compensation: 0EV White balance: Auto

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   focal length: 14mm  aperture: f/22.0  ISO sensitivity: 100  exposure time: 1.3s  exposure compensation: 0EV  white balance: automatic

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

   focal length: 14mm  aperture: f/2.8  ISO sensitivity: 100  exposure time: 1/160s  exposure compensation: 0EV  white balance: automatic

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   Focal length: 14mm  Aperture: f/2.8  ISO sensitivity: 100  Exposure time: 1/125s Exposure compensation: 0EV White balance: Auto

   Evaluation summary:

Z-mount big three yuan super wide drive to NIKKOR Z14-24mm F2.8 review

  Nikkor Z14-24mmf/2.8S with Nikon Z7

  As the first f/2.8 constant large aperture ultra-wide-angle zoom lens of the Nikon Z system , NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S has a high degree of attention for users of Nikon Z system. At the same time, it is also attractive for users of Nikon Z. It makes reasonable use of the Z mount and short rear focus. The optical design brought by the distance makes its overall performance very excellent. It not only has an ultra-wide angle of 12mm, but also a large aperture of constant f/2.8 which greatly enhances the flexibility and convenience of this product in actual shooting. In fact, the NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/2.8S lens does not have too obvious shortcomings. It allows me to use this lens to shoot buildings with ease, and the shooting of the starry sky theme is also quite advantageous. The NIKKOR Z14-24mmf/ 2.8S works with NIKKOR Z24-70mmf/2.8S and NIKKOR Z70-200mmf/2.8VRS lenses, which can cover a variety of shooting distances such as wide-angle, standard and telephoto, and expand more for high-level amateur photographers and professional photographers. Large photographic imaging is possible. At present, the price of this lens is 16,800 yuan. I think it is a surprise in terms of price. However, this lens will not be officially launched until November. Friends who like it may wish to wait! I hope this article is helpful to users who are interested in buying.

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