The AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G is a moderate wide angle prime for FX format SLRs. It uses a Silent Wave Motor for fast, quiet autofocus, and includes one ED and one aspheric element in its optical construction. It's not to be confused with the cheaper AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G, which is for DX format cameras only.
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G Lens
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|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||35 mm|
|Lens mount||Nikon F (FX)|
|Number of diaphragm blades||7|
|Special elements / coatings||1 ED glass element, 1 aspheric element|
|Minimum focus||0.25 m (9.84″)|
|Motor type||Ring-type ultrasonic|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Weight||305 g (0.67 lb)|
|Diameter||72 mm (2.83″)|
|Length||72 mm (2.83″)|
|Filter thread||58 mm|
|Hood product code||HB-70|
two out of five!
Honestly I haven't been impressed with this one. When comparing image quality and price, it doesn't worth buying at all. Its kinda disappointing to see this much of flaw in a so called FX lens from Nikon! (there is tons of vignetting at 1.8 and so much distortion) I'd recommend everyone to take a look at sample images and seriously give it a second thought if you wanna buy this.
Nikkor 35mm 1.8g FX out of stock?
Hello, I was just curious to see if anyone knows why this lens can't be found anywhere? A few people have it from what I've read around the internet but not one single store (online or off) seems to have it. The only place that "seems" to have it is BestBuy which doesn't ship internationally :( I live in Dubai, UAE and the stores that I checked here haven't even heard of it lol they keep saying oh you mean the DX version? Did I miss something? Did Nikon stop making them or something? Thanks
Nikon make lenses in batches. When they introduce a new lens they and the retailers have to "quess" how many they will sell quickly. Nikon accounts confirm they are keeping stock inventory low to help profits so it is a reasonable assumption Nikon did not make and retailers did not hold several months supply. If you want one, others seem to have been quicker off the mark and got one from the first batch. Maybe some-one knows where there is still one in stock. Digressing slightly if you seriously want a particular lens, as I did for the original 80-400 VR and the 105 VR macro and you regularly do business with one retailer the wise retailer looks after you and you usually get one from the first batch. Continue Reading
First batch hasnt even come to Sweden. I think some retailers got review samples though.. Continue Reading
Changing Nikon lenses
Hi guys, I have a few Nikon lenses which I'm considering changing some or all of them. I've read reviews on them all and on the prospective replacements but have been unable to get direct comparisons to know if I'm going to be losing image quality. Mostly I'm shooting family snaps but here and there I like to take nice nature / product shots too. I'm currently using a D80 and may change to the D7100 or similar in the future so these lenses or their replacements could end up being used in video setups. Question 1. Should I change from Nikon 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 G AF-S and Nikon 70-300mm f/4-5.6 to the Nikon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR/VRII ? I originally bought these two above for my F80 and they've been doing just fine on the D80. I use the 70-300 infrequently but that focal length can be useful. The 24-85 has been the regular shooter and sounds to be a great lens even by today's standards according to http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/2485afs.htm (hope this link is OK, I'm not connected ...
engineer is unfair on engineers. He is a writer of fiction. never trust people that "review" products they have not touched he also shoots JPEG medium quality set in camera to a low resolution. Not someone anyoue should be taking advise for. he also begs for money, and lies and deliberately misleads purely to drive traffic to his site. Continue Reading
Ken Rockwell’s site is good to be used as a database, not so much for reviews (he is reviewing lenses /bodies before they're launched eg D4s). If you want to read reviews, check others (also): photozone, ephotozine, lenstip, dpreview… I suggest you to consider other lenses (beside the Nikon 18-200mm): 1. Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 OS Contemporary (DX) 2. Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6 VR (DX) 3. Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 VC (FX) to complement one of the above 4. Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6 VR (DX) 5. Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OS Contemporary (DX) – wait until reviews are out Continue Reading
may I suggest that having 2 good FX lens's you might consider getting a D600 (As the price is very good at the moment). I've had the 18-200, whilst it is a good lens it is a compromise in performance. If you want to go FX (APS Sensor) the 18-140 has had some very good reviews. Continue Reading
Should i trade my Dx gears and go Full frame?
Hi i was wondering if its worth trading my dx gear for full frame I would be trading D7100 with Nikon 35mm 1.8 Nikon 17-55 2.8 Sigma 50-150 2.8 Nikon 10.5 fish eye 2.8 Nikon 50-300 f4:5 Nikon 40mm macro 2.8 For a D800 , nikon 24-70mm and 50mm 1.8 I shoot all types and i mainly use the 17-55 and 35mm 1.8 often. So is full frame really worth trading my DX family for.
I know this will be ignored, but could we see some of your shots so we know whether so-called "FULL FRAME" would make a difference? Usually, it doesn't. Continue Reading
I'd like to hit the like button more than 10 times for the "but could we see some of your shots". 22 hours later and the OP didn't even say a thank you. Continue Reading
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