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The Nikon 50mm f1.8 G AF-S Lens boasts a new optical system that is designed to meet the requirements of today’s D-SLRs. It delivers stunning image quality and offers users an easy and affordable way to appreciate the effects of a fast aperture. The fast maximum aperture of f/1.8 makes the 50mm f1.8 G AF-S Lens an excellent choice for low-light situations or when shallow depth of field is required. You can single out subjects to produce portraits with smooth bokeh or shoot with available light and still capture striking, sharp images. The fast aperture also provides a bright viewfinder image, making it easier to compose your shots. The dedicated Silent Wave Motor (SWM) ensures discreet but accurate autofocus. The Nikon 50mm f1.8 G AF-S Lens is compatible with Nikon FX-format D-SLRs as well as offering a 75mm (equivalent) focal length when used with Nikon DX-format D-SLRs. More
Zurab Kiknadze, Product Manager Lenses, Accessories & Software, Nikon Europe says:
“The new 50mm is an ideal second lens for curious D-SLR enthusiasts wanting to venture beyond the kit lens and explore the creative possibilities that a fast aperture can offer, including effects such as blurred backgrounds in portraiture and low-light shooting.”
Brilliance In Any Light - Get astonishing low light results.
This lightweight standard lens is a great travel companion because you never know when a beautiful, sunny day will turn cloudy and rainy. With its fast f/1.8 aperture, the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G will capture even low-light situations with stunning brilliance.
Beautiful Background Blur - Achieve more natural depth of field.
Whether you're shooting portraits, food or nature - indoors or outdoors - the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G renders a beautiful, natural background blur (Bokeh) at its wider aperture settings. And its 50mm focal length is perfect for creating natural perspective in your photographs.
Capture Every Detail - Shoot tack-sharp portraits every time.
Nikon's Super Integrated Coating (SIC) enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior colour consistency and reduced flare, while the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G's Aspherical Lens Element (AS) virtually eliminates coma and other types of aberrations, even when shooting at the widest available aperture. Pair that with Nikon's Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for fast, accurate and quiet autofocus, and you can be sure all of your portraits will be tack sharp.
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.
Quick Switching from AF to MF
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.
Effective Aberration Correction
Since the 1960s, aspherical lenses have been an important part of the NIKKOR lens family. Virtually eliminating coma and other types of aberration, every new addition to the line-up provides a new level of contrast, resolution and compact design.
Reduce Lens Flare and Ghosting
Nikon's Super Integrated Coating enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior colour consistency and reduced lens flare.
G lenses do not have an aperture ring on the lens and must be controlled using the command dial on the camera.
AF-Silent Wave Motor (AF-S)
AF-s is what Nikon calls their ultra fast Auto-Focusing lenses which utilise Nikons silent wave motor (~SWM). This system works by converting travelling waves into rotational energy to focus the optics the ultrasonic waves move in a spiral pattern inside the barrel with the motor positioned on top of the waves driving it from below.
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Everyone should have one
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Comments about Nikon 50mm f1.8 G AF-S Lens:
Pound for pound the best value lens you can buy. Its one of Nikons cheapest and best performing lens.Every photographer should have one of these in their kit bag.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast
this lense is tack sharp
Great lens, very light
from Javea, Spain and Colwyn Bay
I purchased this lens to go with my new D800 because I wanted a lighter lens than my 24-70mm lens which is bulky and heavy to carry around. I have tested the lens against my 24-70mm setting my old lens at 50mm focal length and I cannot see any difference except there was a tiny bit of blowout on the 50mm lens which when adjusted from the raw image in the raw converter gave no noticeable difference to the 24-70mm lens. I now take my camera everywhere I go. My old D3 and 24-70mm lens weighed a ton! However I will still keep my 24-70mm lens unless I decide to purchase another prime lens like the 20mm and do away with heavy glass altogether.
By Ferrari man
As good as previous 50 mm.
Love this lens, great for portraits
About Me Getting started, Professional
I love how great this is for portraits, the best thing is the wide aperture especially when photographing children as I don't usually have to use a flash with this and I get no squints. It's a small lens easy to fit in bag. I have no faults with this lens so far.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Co Limerick Ireland
Having owned the Nikkor af-s 50mm F1.8g for five weeks now after trying a friends F1.4g out on my d7000, this lens has not got vr fitted nor does it need it wide open It seems to out perform the F1.4 with superior contrast and better bokeh Excellent sharpness in the centre even wide open, stop it down to F5.6 and its razor sharp, quick and reliable and Quiet, AF operation, Weather sealing, Reasonable price and best of all on a DX camera it's a 75mm with a F1.8 aperture
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Lovely lens for portraits and general photography. Great bokeh.
Great lens at a great price.
A lot of similar lenses are very expensive. This is great value for money.
Outstanding prime lens
This is a great 'walkabout lens'. It produces lovely bokeh and the wide aperture makes it ideal for portraiture.For the price it is the best value lens in my kitbag. It even has the sealing rubber to protect water ingress in the rain.
Great Lens, Multi Purpose
Makes you think and compose your image, I use the 58mm close up filters on the front of this too and it doubles up as a good close up lens for a bit of macro. I have used this Lens for a number of things including Macro, Portraits, Street, Even Astro and a bit of Landscape, being a f1.8 too I have used this lens outside when its getting been getting dark and got some great results without a flash
Included Accessories: Bayonet hood, Flexible lens pouch, Snap-on front lens cap, Rear lens cap
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