The Nikon 28-70mm f/2.8 AF-S D is a spectacular lens. It's just as sharp as the newest 24-70mm f/2.8 AF-S, and this 28-70 costs much less used today. This 28-70/2.8 offers spectacular performance, and the price you pay is huge size and weight.
The Nikon 28-70mm f2.8D ED-IF Autofocus Zoom Nikkor Lens is a wide to telephoto 2.5x zoom lens ideal for architecture and portraiture. The ED glass element reduces chromatic aberrations providing superior optical performance--even at maximum aperture. There is no power drain when manually focusing for optimum battery use.