Update of one of Nikon’s most respected NIKKOR lenses delivers sharp images and its fast maximum aperture ensures a bright viewfinder image as well as beautiful background blur. The moderate wide angle capability of the lens is suitable for interiors, weddings, photojournalism and landscape photography.
FX-format, ultra-fast classic wide-angle lens
Update of one of Nikon’s most respected NIKKOR lenses; suitable for landscapes, night scenes, interiors, weddings, photojournalism and astrophotography.
Optimized for edge to edge sharpness on both FX and DX-format D-SLRs
DX-format D-SLR the angle of view is equivalent to a focal length of 52.5mm in FX/35mm format.
Rear Focus (RF)
Provides smooth and fast autofocus while eliminating front barrel rotation and lens length changes.
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus.
Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
Renders a more natural appearance to out-of-focus image elements.
Nano Crystal Coat
Use of Nano Crystal Coat further reduces ghosting and interior flare across a wide range of wavelengths for even greater image clarity.
Aspherical Lens Element
Aspherical lens element virtually eliminates coma and other types of aberration, even when shooting at the widest available aperture.
M/A Focus Mode Switch
Enables quick changes between manual and autofocus operation now enhanced with a refined MF driving mechanism to reduces focus time lag and improve ease of use in M/A mode.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.