Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Lens Review

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Lens Review

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Lens Review

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Lens

The Nikon AF-S DX was built in 2009 and it is presently the latest Nikon’s lens that is available in shops and online stores worldwide. The camera’s updated 35mm lens offers a built-in autofocus motor which is equivalent to the 50mm of FX cameras. Their angle view offering is associated with a telephoto lens or wide angle. The Nikon Company that manufactures this model of camera produces a cheaper, lighter and smaller image circle in order to provide a full coverage FX. The DSLR series like the D40, D60 or D40x also have a significantly larger aperture option for individuals in their initial stages.

Apertures prime lenses and focal length

The focal length of Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G lens is basically shorter to the image from the lens mount when it comes to the flange distance. This feature mostly associated with wide-angle lenses makes it a necessity to apply retro focal design even though it results in the increased aberrations relates to the much traditional and outdated near-symmetric 50mm designs. The features of this camera also include an aspherical element to correct aberrations that associate with large aperture prime lenses. So, their prime lenses generate a fast aperture which offers four times as much light in comparison to the F3.5-5.6 VR DX AF-S 18-55mm kit lens. This function has a significant value when shooting photographs in a poor lighting environment and it keeps high shutter speeds too. The Silent Wave Motor of the Nikon AF-S DX allows autofocus on various Nikon’s DSLR products if not all. This property acts as a bonus to the user as it allows him/her to tweak focus manually in AF mode.

Best deals and limitations of the Nikon AS-S DX

The camera is rated at $200 in the United States of America and £200 in the United Kingdom. It supports only Nikon F lens mount and consists of 8 elements/6 groups along with 1 hybrid aspherical element regarding the construction of the lens. Moreover, the camera has a diagonal angle of view of 47 degrees. The filter thread of the product is 52mm and it does not rotate on focus as it uses an internal/rear focus method. With 7 rounded diaphragm blades, the camera is supplied with front and rear caps accessories on an HB-46 hood feature. The dimension of the camera is 70mm diameter x 52.5mm length and it weighs 210 grams altogether. The camera delivers high-quality images with the DX-format by optimizing it in the process for producing close-up images and stunning portraits with an excellent sharpness which equals an output as crisps as those we achieve from a different prime lens.

All the problems of flare and ghosting can now be virtually avoided through Extra-low Dispersion glass and aspherical lens elements as well. This optimization maintains a great definition indoors or outdoors and from morning till night backed up by an exceptional contrast function. The Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G lens is not built with a macro lens and there is no mechanical vignette on their typical DX body which is hard-edged vignette black corners. With a 30cm close-focus point from the sensor plane and a 0.16x magnification, you can even capture small areas that may comprise of 135x90mm.


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