Thursday, 16 September 2010

Nikon News: new 35mm and 200mm prime Nikkor lenses

Nikon have launched a couple of new Nikkor lenses.

AF-S NIKKOR 35mm F1.4G

  • Professional, wide-angle FX-format lens.
  • 35mm focal length (DX equivalent: 52.5mm) with fast f/1.4 aperture.
  • Outstanding optical performance: boasts an aspherical lens element for superior resolution and contrast.
  • Bright Viewfinder image.
  • Nano Crystal coat reduces ghost and flare.
  • 9-blade rounded diaphragm opening for super-smooth bokeh.
  • SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for quiet and accurate autofocus.
  • Durable weather-sealed magnesium body.
  • Detachable hood and soft case included.

More details here.


    • Professional telephoto lens.
    • 200mm focal length (DX equivalent 400mm) with fast f/2 aperture.
    • Vibration Reduction II (VR II) stabilization system with Normal and Active modes. Lets you use shutter speeds that are up to 4 stops slower.
    • Nano Crystal coat reduces ghost and flare.
    • Three focus modes: instant manual focus override (M/A), manual (M) and instant auto focus override (A/M) that prioritizes autofocus even when the focus ring is in use.
    • Closest focusing distance: 1.9 m.
    • Three ED (Extra low Dispersion) and one super-ED glass elements ensure high resolution and superior contrast.
    • SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for quiet, accurate autofocus.
    • Durable weather-sealed magnesium body with meniscus glass to protect the front element.

    More details here.