Monday, June 04, 2012

AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G

AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G
Available today in Singapore @ S$999 (RRP) 
Nikon FX users rejoice as Nikon's latest addition to their arsenal of lenses is a fast f/1.8 prime lens to satisfy your wide angle cravings. At 28mm, you can finally capture more than your standard AF 50mm f/1.8D, while enjoying every low light moments than your AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8 G ED with a smoother and creamier bokeh. The lens is equipped with SWM for quiet and fast auto-focus, while the Nano Crystal Coat reduces ghosting and flares. The lens has a switch which allows quick switch from M/A (autofocus with manual override, MF priority) and M (manual focus) modes. The "gold ring" on the rim of the lens marks its status as one of Nikkor premium lenses.
View more sample photos here.
*Note that on DX bodies, this lens is effectively 42mm.

Specifications
Focal length
28 mm
Maximum aperture
f/1.8
Minimum aperture
f/16
Lens construction
11 elements in 9 groups (including 2 aspherical lens elements, and lens elements with Nano-Crystal coatings)
Angle of view
Nikon film SLR and FX-format D-SLR cameras: 75°, Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 53°, IX240 system cameras: 63°
Focusing
Rear Focusing (RF) System with autofocus controlled by Silent Wave Motor and separate focus ring for manual focus
Minimum focus distance
0.25 m (0.82 ft) from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio
Approx. 0.22x
No. of diaphragm blades
7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Filter-attachment size
67 mm (P=0.75 mm)
Dimensions
Approx. 73 mm maximum diameter x 80.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
Weight
Approx. 330 g (11.6 oz)



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