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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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$196.95  
Aspherical Lens Element/ 52mm Filter Size/ 52.5mm (35mm Equivalent)/ 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
  • Filter Size: 52mm
  • 35mm Equivalent: 52.5mm
  • 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
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CompatibilityNikon
TypeWide Angle
Filter Size52mm
  

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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f1.8G Lens
 
4.8

(based on 254 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (216)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (7)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Consistent output (6)
  • Easily interchangeable (6)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (7)
  • Low light (6)
  • Weddings (5)
  • Night photography (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

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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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great in low light!

By 

from N.E. Ohio

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

Bought this for my 3300. Used indoors for holiday pics without a flash. Sharp pictures with ambiant light.

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5.0

AMAZING!!!

By 

from Ohio

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

This is one of my go to lenses always using this wonderful piece of glass. I do most of my photography in abandoned environments and this lens holds up great to the occasional misstep

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4.0

Perfect compact lens.

By 

from Viera, Rockledge, FL 32955, USA

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

For such a cheap lens, this little guy gets the job done. I use it for everything from portraits, products, to scenery and close-ups in nature. I really have no complaints besides the AF being a little picky, but I use MF most of the time anyway. Overall a great lens. Lots of power in a small package.

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5.0

It's a great prime lens. Abt delivered it promptly.

By 

from Evanston, IL

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Pros

  • Consistent Output
  • Easily Interchangeable
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Lightweight
  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery

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

    For basic photography, many different situations.

    Service and delivery comments:

    yes, prompt delivery.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Out of the box

    By 

    from Iowa, USA

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

    First few hours out of the box..... so far so good. Color rendition is awesome ! Further update in the spring

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    5.0

    Love it, Love it, Love it!

    By 

    from Undisclosed

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

    Mount this lovely lens on any DX camera and you'll get exceptional sharpness, beautiful bokeh and excellent low light performance. Once again Nikon hit the spot, Shooting with D5500 and 35mm f/1.8G was my best ever photography experience, It was so good that my friends started changing their gear to this perfect match! Thank you Nikon!

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    5.0

    Great lens for the price

    By 

    from Niles, il

    About Me Photography Student

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Lightweight
    • Nice Bokeh

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Night Photography
      • Weddings/Events

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

      I used the lens for a portrait and product shoot. 35mm is a perfect length, every photographer should have one of these.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Amazing little lens!!

      By 

      from Kentucky, USA

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

      I just received this lens for my birthday, in addition to two zoom lenses I already have, and I wish I could use it all the time. The large aperture creates beautiful depth of field and bokeh, and the subjects are always super sharp. It's fantastic in low light. This will create stunning portraits. You need a 35mm or a 50mm in your camera bag.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great lens

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      from Undisclosed

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

      Great lens. Value for money. Crispy photos with vivid colors.

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Beginners dream

      By 

      from NC

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

      I somewhat recently took up photography and was using an 18 - 50mm kit lens. I'd always seen these sort of magazine quality images with perfect contrast and creamy bokeh, and I could nail the composition of my photos but it still wouldn't ever look quite as good. This lens fixed that. It's incredibly sharp, but what's more is that colors pop like crazy on my photos! I got it a few days ago and I can already tell a huge difference with my photography. As an amateur, I'm definitely looking to learn more about photography. This lens will help me in that it is a fixed lens with no zoom, and so forces me to think more about framing the subject and the angle instead of just lazily zooming in or out. My only complaint about this lens is that it somehow has made my camera louder, specifically focusing and shooting. But it's not a big deal. All in all, I recommend this lens to anyone learning photography or looking for an inexpensive, professional looking lens.

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