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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens - 2183

Abt Model: 2183 | UPC Code: 018208021833
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Aspherical Lens Element/ Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)/ Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm/ Engineered For Nikon DX-Format Digital SLRs/ Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)/ Close Focusing To One Foot/ 52mm Filter Size/ Black Finish
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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens, Model 2183

Features:

  • Fast f/1.8 prime NIKKOR lens
    Perfect for low-light conditions, travel, environmental portrait and general photography
  • Aspherical lens element
    Minimizes coma and other types of lens aberrations, further improving image integrity
  • Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
    Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus
  • Rounded 7-blade diaphragm
    Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image elements
  • 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
  • Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
    Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare
  • Close focusing to one foot
    For creative perspectives and versatility

Specifications:

  • Mount Type: Nikon F-Bayonet
  • Focal Length: 35mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/1.8
  • Minimum Aperture: f/22
  • Format: DX
  • Minimum Angle of View (DX-format): 44°
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 0.16x
  • Lens Elements: 8
  • Lens Groups: 6
  • Compatible Format(s)
    • DX
    • FX in DX Crop Mode
  • Diaphragm Blades: 7
  • Distance Information: Yes
  • Aspherical Elements: 1
  • Super Integrated Coating: Yes
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor): Yes
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 0.98ft.(0.3m)
  • Focus Mode
    • Auto
    • Manual
    • Manual/Auto
  • Rear Focusing: Yes
  • G-type: Yes
  • Filter Size: 52mm
  • Accepts Filter Type: Screw-on
  • Supplied Accessories
    • HB-46 Bayonet Lens Hood
    • LC-52 Snap-On Front Lens Cap
    • LF-1 Rear Lens Cap
    • CL-0913 Soft Case
      • Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 7 oz
  • Shipping: 2 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens
 
4.8

(based on 140 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (122)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent output (5)
  • Durable (5)
  • Easily interchangeable (5)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (5)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (5)
    • Low light (4)
    • Weddings (4)
    • Night photography (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A MUST for every DX shooter

    I've used this product for quite a time. At first glance, the fit and finish looks good, light, easy to handle. The SWM is a great addition for users of all entry...Read complete review

    I've used this product for quite a time. At first glance, the fit and finish looks good, light, easy to handle. The SWM is a great addition for users of all entry level camera bodies, AF speed is acceptable and MF override is possible. Image quality wise, TREMEDOUS, it goes beyond my expectation even at widest aperture (though contrast dropped just a little), sharpness is great at the center, the corner is not bad, then everywhere looked tack-sharp just around F2.8 - 4. Background blur is a little harsh wide-opened and becomes most pleasing around F2.8 All in all, if you're a DX shooter, go to buy this lens now, I know you'll love this just like me.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    A little disappointed

    This is a very sharp lens with crisp contrast. The colors are snappy and the color cast is neutral. The area of caution for me is the bokeh. If you want this lens...Read complete review

    This is a very sharp lens with crisp contrast. The colors are snappy and the color cast is neutral. The area of caution for me is the bokeh. If you want this lens for general picture making and/or available light-type photography, it's a good choice. I got it because I needed a lens that I could use at large apertures for full-length to waist up portraiture. It has a good angle of view on my D300s, but the bokeh is not smooth. It's passable with simple backgrounds, but if there is anything visually complex in the distance it doesn't smooth out. Instead, you get these weird patterns going on that are only a little less distracting than if I stopped the lens down. I've tried everything from wide open down to f/4 and nothing really looks very good. I understand there are limits with shorter focal length lenses, but I thought Nikon might give us something more here. But hey, it's a very low priced lens, so...

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    5.0

    Excellent, Small, Low Light, and Sharp Every Day Lens

    By Scripps23

    from San Diego, California

    Comments about Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens:

    This DX 35mm f/1.8 lens is an excellent value. Its resolution rivals that of FX lenses three times the cost. The image below was taken with a Nikon D40 camera body at a shutter speed of 1/125 of s second, an aperture of f/1.8, an ISO of 560, Auto White Balance, and Matrix Metering.

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    5.0

    SIMPLY AMAZING!!!!!!

    By snapshot87

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens:

    Although this lens is a prime lens, it is very versatile ! If you are looking for a lens that is compact and can offer a little of everything this is the lens for you. It works beautifully as a macro lens capturing small details. But is tack sharp at longer focal lengths. This is one of my new favorites! I think for the price you really can't go wrong. This is my 5th lens I have purchased from Nikon and its nothing short of amazing!!!

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A must have lens for the DX format camera

    By dmorrow

    from Kansas, USA

    Comments about Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens:

    If you have a DX format camera and do not have this lens you are missing out. Everything about this lens is fantastic. It is in my opinion the best value lens on the market as far as price vs performance goes. This lens is on my camera 90% of the time. It is my go to lens for portraits, street, candid and all around people photography. If you want to take your photography up a few notches from the kit lens you can not do any better for the money than this lens.

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    3.0

    Nikon could Make It More Better

    By Irfan

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens:

    I am using this lens from last 15 months. Initially I was happy with this lens when I bought my first DSLR because it was really sharp and having wide aperture f/1.8 . But after having some experiences about different aspects of quality photo e.g. distortion, chromatic aberration etc. of this lens started to disappoint me. This lens creates quite barrel distortion that I hate to see in the photo. Even 18-55mm kit lens can produce distortion free photo at 35mm. And this lens creates high chromatic aberration which I don’t like to have in the photo. On the other hand 50mm f/1.8G is better lens from every aspect. Now I have 50mm f/1.8G and I want to sell 35mm f/1.8 lens.

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    5.0

    Incredible lens!

    By Photographer

    from NH

    Comments about Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens:

    I purchased this glass for use with my [new] Nikon D7100, and I was absolutely thrilled with the shots I achieved! It's lightweight, inexpensive, and really fun to use, actually. It's really great when you are shooting in low-light situations. I am enthralled by this lens; the magnificent clarity, the amazingly smooth bokeh, the astounding depth of field, and the solid feel and flawless performance. I would recommend this to any photographer; the beginner, the enthusiast, and the professional.

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    5.0

    Excellent general purpose lens.

    By FreeBird

    from Oromocto, NB, Canada

    Comments about Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens:

    I use the 35 mm f1.8 prime lens along with my 18-55 Kit lens and 55-200 tele-zoom lens. Light weight camera bag but 28 mm up to 300 mm range (D3100 DSLR) for nature and travel pictures. Recommended for all.

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    5.0

    AMAZING FOR EVERY TYPE OF SHOOTER!

    By MRPHOTO

    from Carbondale, Il

    Comments about Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens:

    From beginners to the very experienced, this lens produces great sharp and bright images on DX Camersa such as my D3100 and FX such as my D800. All around lesns, amazing price, crazy light. Nice quality plastic.

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    5.0

    A great addition to your lens lineup

    By Vegasjon

    from New Orleans, LA

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    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Durable
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Lightweight
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Rugged
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Macro Photography
      • Night Photography
      • Video
      • Weddings/Events
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens:

      This lens is a great all-around prime to complement a zoom (or two). It's sharp and fast -- and very affordable. Lightweight, compact, well-built... fun to use. An excellent choice for serious beginners or enthusiasts.

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      5.0

      Great All-Purpose Lens

      By ChrisMoSquad

      from Undisclosed

      Comments about Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens:

      I love this lens! It has good build quality and the focal length is perfect for shooting walk around photography without any distortion. Images are super-sharp and it adds just the right amount of weight to my D7100 camera. Low-light photography is excellent! I highly recommended trying one out!

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      5.0

      Outstanding and Highly Cost Effective

      By ExPatinItaly

      from Ascoli Piceno, Italy

      Comments about Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Camera Lens:

      Truly exceptional sharpness and contrast. I'm a long time Nikon user and adding this fixed focal length lens to the stable of contemporary zooms has been a great choice. Terrific in low light candids. Also outstanding in landscape and architectural shooting with color, sharpness, contrast and minimal distortion unexpected at this price. I'm personally enjoying revisiting the earlier days when composition was done with a fixed focal length prime, of course then on a rangefinder 35 mm camera. Interesting how going back to basics sharpens skills.

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