The AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G lens is the first fixed focal length, fast-aperture DX-format lens that affords photographers superb image quality along with the creative possibilities and versatility of the classic 50mm focal length (FX-format equivalent of 52mm). When mounted on a DX-format camera body, it enables photographers to document their world with a lens that produces a picture angle similar to the field of vision as seen through the human eye. Whether new to D-SLRs or a seasoned enthusiast, users will appreciate the extreme low-light performance and the expanded ability to dramatically separate the subject and background with the new 35mm DX lens? wide f/1.8 aperture.
The 35mm f/1.8 NIKKOR lens delivers new and added versatility to the Nikon DX-format digital SLR system and provides DX-format photographers with a broader range of fast-aperture lens options. This f/1.8 prime lens provides users with exceptional control of background and foreground, superb low-light ability, and the natural focal length that has been the staple of photography since its inception.
Lightweight, compact and affordable, this lens can easily become a fast favorite for any level of photographer, and is the perfect complement to D60 users who are just starting to learn D-SLR photography or enthusiasts who love their D90. The AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G lens is ideal for travel, general photography, landscape shooting, portraiture or pushing creative boundaries. The stunning sharpness, clarity and color reproduction are all proof positive of more than 75 years of NIKKOR heritage and experience in optics engineering.
This lens continues the tradition of NIKKOR precision optics to provide photographers with sharp, high-resolution images and the ability to focus as close as 0.98 feet, while the integration of an ultra-compact Silent Wave Motor ensures fast, whisper-quiet AF operation.
The 35mm DX lens construction consists of eight elements in six groups, with one aspherical lens to reduce size and weight, while contributing to the enhanced balance when mounted on a smaller DX-format D-SLR. A rounded diaphragm opening combined with the seven-blade aperture contributes to a substantially more circular bokeh for a more natural appearance of out-of-focus background elements. Additionally, instances of lens flare and chromatic aberration are suppressed using Nikon?s exclusive Super Integrated Coatings, which also help ensure vividly accurate color balance.
- Fast f/1.8 prime NIKKOR lens - Perfect for low-light conditions, travel, environmental portrait and general photography
- Engineered for Nikon DX-format digital SLRs - Optical formula optimized for use with Nikon DX-format digital SLRs, rendering a picture angle approximating the classic normal angle of view of a 50mm lens on a Nikon FX-format digital SLR or a 35mm film camera
- Aspherical lens element - Minimizes coma and other types of lens aberrations, further improving image integrity
- Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) - Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare
- Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) - Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus
- Close focusing to one foot - For creative perspectives and versatility
- Rounded 7-blade diaphragm - Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image elements
- Focal length: 35mm
- Maximum Aperture: f/1.8
- Minimum Aperture: f/22
- Lens Construction: 8 elements in 6 groups (with one hybrid aspherical lens)
- Picture Angle: 44 degrees
- Closest Focusing Distance: 1 ft. (0.3 m)
- Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 0.16x
- No. of Diaphragm Blades: 7 rounded
- Focusing: Autofocus with a built-in SWM and manual focus
- Filter/Attachment: Size 52mm
- Dimensions (Diameter x Length): Approx. 2.8 x 2.1 in. (70.5×52.5mm)
- Weight (Approx.): Approx. 7.0 oz (200g)
- Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Autofocus Lens
- HB-46 Bayonet Lens Hood
- LC-52 Snap-On Front Lens Cap
- LF-1 Rear Lens Cap
- CL-0913 Soft Case