Nikon USA's stance on a possible distance panel light leak affecting the AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED is that it's "not a problem with normal shooting." The company also says that any U.S. owner of the lens may request to have it inspected and "if deemed necessary Nikon will take the appropriate steps to address the issue." These are the highlights of a statement given in response to questions we posed to Nikon USA last week about the matter, which has been a hot topic on photography forums lately and which prompted several readers to ask for more information.

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