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Nikon AF FX NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G Compact Wide-angle Prime Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras

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  • Nano Crystal Coat
  • Aspheric lens Elements
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Compatible Mountings Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (DX) Nikon F (DX) Nikon F (FX)
Dimensions 2.87 inches x 3.19 inches x 2.87 inches 2.76 inches x 2.09 inches x 2.76 inches 3.27 inches x 3.19 inches x 3.27 inches 2.56 inches x 1.77 inches x 2.56 inches
Item Weight 0.73 pounds 0.44 pounds 0.78 pounds 0.45 pounds
Lens Prime lens standard-prime Prime lens Prime lens
Maximum Aperture 1.8 1.8 0 f 2.8
Max Focal Length 28 mm 35 mm 20 mm 28 mm
Min Aperture 16 22 16 22
Min Focal Length 28 mm 35 mm 20 mm 28 mm
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Bring a dramatic wide-angle perspective to your still and HD video shooting. The AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G’s fast maximum aperture lets you create in nearly any light—dusk to dawn, indoors or out—and offers outstanding depth-of-field control. Nikon’s exclusive Nano Crystal Coat nearly eliminates the ghosting and flare seen with some wide-angle lenses for improved clarity and contrast. Impressive on both FX- and DX-format cameras, the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G excels with landscapes, architecture, group shots, travel and more.

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Compact FX-format f/1.8 wide-angle prime lens
Bring a dramatic wide-angle perspective to your still and HD video shooting. The AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G's fast maximum aperture lets you create in nearly any light—dusk to dawn, indoors or out—and offers outstanding depth-of-field control. Nikon's exclusive Nano Crystal Coat nearly eliminates the ghosting and flare seen with some wide-angle lenses for improved clarity and contrast. Impressive on both FX- and DX-format cameras, the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G excels with landscapes, architecture, group shots, travel and more.


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Features:

Nikon Silent Wave Motor

Nikon Silent Wave Motor
A significant innovation in AF lens technology, Nikon's Silent Wave Motor uses ultrasonic (inaudible) vibrations—rather than a gear system—to focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation.

Manual Auto Mode

M/A Focus Mode Switch
When fine manual focusing is needed, simply rotate the lens focus ring—M/A mode allows you to seamlessly override the AF system with virtually no time lag.

Super Integrated Coating

Super Integrated Coating
Nikon's Super Integrated Coating enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced lens flare.

Nano Crystal Coat

Nano Crystal Coat
An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths.

Rear Focusing

Rear Focusing
A system in which only the rear lens group moves during focusing, thus eliminating changes in the physical length of the lens during focusing and enabling faster focusing. Such lenses are designated with RF on the lens barrel.



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Product Dimensions 3.2 x 2.9 x 2.9 inches
Item Weight 11.7 ounces
Shipping Weight 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
ASIN B007VGGIRK
Item model number 2203
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Best Sellers Rank #548 in Camera & Photo > Lenses > Camera Lenses > Digital Camera Lenses
Date first available at Amazon.com April 18, 2012

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By K. Chua on June 2, 2012
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About me: Been an avid photographer for over 20 years... I've used Leica, Nikon, Canon SLR's... currently using Nikon D800, and have recently updated my collection of lens and in particular FX lenses.

I have many Nikkor D lenses and few G lenses, but recently I bought this 28mm f/1.8G and the 28-300mm VR lens. Both of these are FX lenses (for full-frame cameras like D4 and D800/D800E), and they have superb sharpness. I use the 28-300mm for my travels, and it's my all-purpose lens, and I got this 28mm prime in large part to (1) large aperture of f/1.8, and (2) the fast focusing.

With regard to the large aperture, there are two key benefits I was looking forward to have and it did not disappoint. First, it gives a beautiful background blur (bokeh) and was able to isolate subjects with sharp focus while producing a creamy background. However, you cannot expect this lens to produce the same bokeh as that from the 70-200mm f2.8G VRII (which I also own). Again, these lenses have different purposes. I use the 70-200mm for sports and portraits (with subjects far away). This 28mm allows me to stay very close to my subject (e.g. lifestyle shots of kids) to get full body portraits while throwing the backdrop off focus. Compared to the 28-300mm at 28mm, the bokeh of this 28mm prime is much nicer as it have a wider aperture than the zoom. The second key advantage of its f/1.8 is the fact that it really allows to shoot at virtually anywhere in the day (indoor or outdoor), and I still get great shots in evening or dimly lit places with my D800.

With regard to focusing speed, my experience has been predominantly with the D800 - which on its own has improved and very capable focusing.
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Nikon has done it again! They did it first with the 50mm focal length. They released the more expensive f/1.4 and a year later released the less expensive but much sharper f/1.8G. And in similar fashion this 28mm f/1.8G smokes the very expensive 24mm f/1.4.

Feel - being made of hard plastic, this lens is quite light. Being such a light lens gives it a huge advantage over the 24mm f/1.4G. If you're a tripod photographer, weight may not be an issue for you but if you're like me and have photo shoots that can last 8 to 10 hrs, even a small difference in weight can make or break a long shoot. Would it have been nice if this lens were made of metal? Yeah, I suppose so. But considering how much more a metallic lens body would cost, I'm okay with the plastic. And for those of us with 77mm filters and a 77mm to 67mm step down, it's a perfect fit. Thank you, Nikon!

Auto Focus - Like many of Nikon's newer AF-S lenses, the auto focus is very fast and very quite. The AF-S is a very nice feature and although I have quite a few D lenses, I much prefer the in-lens motor over the in-camera motor.

Optics - Here is where this lens stands out. The optics on the 28mm lens is superb and if you didn't know better, you would swear it was one of Nikon's expensive pro lenses. When compared to the 24mm wide open, the 28mm shows its true colors. While I can't say the 28mm smokes the 24mm, it is easily as good, if not slightly sharper, than the 24mm. The bokeh is beautiful thanks to the rounding of the 7 diaphragm elements in this lens. So instead of getting the geometric octagon bokeh, you get a very pleasing rounded bokeh. In fact, I would go so far as to say this lens produces one of the nicest bokehs of any Nikkor lens. I'm surprised there hasn't been more written about it.
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If you go into lightroom you'll see that I have used the 35mm f/2 lens over 50,000 times in the last 5 years. I've rented the 35mm 1.4 for several weddings & now own the 28mm 1.8G. Here is why:

Nikon 28mm f/1.8G AF-S NIKKOR lens
Pros
*Less expensive than the 35mm 1.4
*Excellent clarity and resolving power made for a 36megapixel camera and higher (D800)
*High clarity in high contrast and backlit photos
*Slightly wider than the 35mm
*Distortion controlled enough so that you can use it for portraits if you are careful
*Quickest to focus and lock on out of all the lenses
*Most useable images out of all 3 lenses (due to focus speed)

Cons
*More expensive than the 35mm 2.0
*It's larger than the 35mm 2.0 but the build quality makes it weigh less for it's size. Cheap parts???? It feels cheap in your hand.
*It is 1/2 stop less light than the 1.4 lens (not a huge deal)

Nikon 35mm f/1.4G AF-S FX SWM Nikkor Lens for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras
Pros
*This feels like a pro lenses.
*Feels balanced on a D3 or D700
*Great nano coatings that allow for sharp photos in high contrast
*Sharp when in focus
*Most Bokeh (blurry backgrounds, sharp foregrounds)

Cons
*At 1.4 I had a hard time getting this lens to focus perfectly on eyes of people. (yes I do use single focus points)
*Least usable images in a fast working environment. Not a problem in a studio but in the world of photojournalism it is.
*Expensive!
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