Showcase Nikon 24mm 1:2.8 (AI Version) Nikkor

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by Jefenator, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. Jefenator

    Jefenator TalkEmount Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Nov 23, 2012
    Oregon, USA
    Just realized there's no archive for this lens yet. Time to correct that! :2thumbs:
    Nikkor24-1. Nikkor24-2. Nikkor24-3. Nikkor24-4.
    One of Galen Rowell's old favorites - can't be all bad! :cool:
    This lens beat out my old Minolta MD because it's generally sharper and better behaved. (The Minolta can be very sharp in the middle but the field curvature can be a real bear...)
    I was thinking about getting a modern wide angle this year, but who knows - the old Nikkor may just have another road trip or two left.
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  2. WoodWorks

    WoodWorks Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 12, 2012
    Ashland, OR, USA
    It sure looks like it does better than my old Canon FD 24mm did for me, Jeff. And I think the flare works great in your shot of Burney Falls. You wouldn't get that with a modern lens! :D
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  3. Deadbear77

    Deadbear77 TalkEmount Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 14, 2012
    Northeast Ohio
    Great shots. I like #1 the best. I also have the FD 24mm 2.8 I love it. I recently got the Nikkor 24mm f2, not sure how it compares to the 2.8. I have not used it for any landscapes yet.
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  4. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 11, 2012
    Great performance! Nice photos ;)
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  5. WNG

    WNG TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Aug 12, 2014
    Arrid Zone-A, USA
    Looks excellent!
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  6. addieleman

    addieleman Passionate amateur Subscribing Member

    Nov 13, 2012
    Ad Dieleman
    Great shots indeed. The little museum in the second picture is endearing!
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  7. Jefenator

    Jefenator TalkEmount Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Nov 23, 2012
    Oregon, USA
    I think I'll test all my lenses in the Eastern Sierra from now on! ;)
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  8. Mus Aziz

    Mus Aziz TalkEmount All-Pro

    Sep 3, 2015
    Great shots Jeff :2thumbs:
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