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Nikon AF Nikkor 35 mm  f/ 2 D Lens

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Nikon AF Nikkor 35 mm  f/ 2 D lens

Nikon AF Nikkor 35 mm  f/ 2 D lens

Nikon AF Nikkor 35 mm  f/ 2 D lens

Nikon AF Nikkor 35 mm  f/ 2 D lens


Nikon AF Nikkor 35 mm  f/ 2 D MTF Chart

Optical design

Nikon AF Nikkor 35 mm  f/ 2 D optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Nikon F (FX, DX)

First year of production: 1995

Optical design: 6 elements in 5 groups

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Average price: $357


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Additional information:

The Nikon AF Nikkor 35 mm  f/ 2 D  is a very compact wide-angle fast prime lens prime for 35 mm Nikon FX and DX digital cameras and for 35 mm film cameras.

It is a good variant concerning a price-quality relationship.

It is possible to use it on DX cameras as a kit lens with a focal length of 52 mm.

The  maximum aperture ratio of f/2 enables shooting with a very shallow depth of field, as well as shooting in low-level-light conditions.

The lens is not very sharp at f/ 2. It is sharp from f/ 3.5. The fall of resolution is visible at the borders of the frame when used on digital cameras.

Vignetting is noticeable, but only at f/ 2.0. From f/2.8 onwards vignetting is almost invisible.

When focusing, the front element of the NIKON AF NIKKOR 35 mm f/2 D does not rotate, which enables the use of a polarizing and a gradient filter. Manual adjustment of sharpness is possible at any time by rotating the focus ring.  The focus ring does not operate very smooth.

Autofocusing is rather fast, but noisy. In low-level-light conditions autofocusing may sometimes function unsteadily.

Color  rendering is natural with slightly increased saturation. Contrast is average.

The lens is not well resistant to back and side light, so the use of a hood is recommended.

The NIKON AF NIKKOR 35mm f/2D lens is a good kit lens for everyday use.  It is suitable for candid, genre and wedding photography. On the whole, 35 mm is one of the most convenient and versatile focal lengths.

Compatible hood: HN-3

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Posted by: Sergei Borodin   Date of publication: 14.09.2010

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Mechanical quality4.508
Optical quality4.508
Pricing / Value4.748
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