Reviews and Problems with Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX
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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G Review
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20 February 2013
Summary: Some buyers will treasure the extra f-stop of lens speed and the additional selective-focusing opportunities that the wider aperture brings. The chances are, therefore, that anybody who can live with the DX-format restriction and who won't need a macro capability is likely to be highly delighted by...
Summary: In fact before our usual analysis, we'll cut right to the chase and say the DX 35mm f/1.8G is as close to a no-brainer for owners of Nikon DX-format DSLRs as we've ever tested. It delivers a step-up in quality over typical kit zooms, not to mention gathering loads more light for dim conditions or...
Pros: Crisp, detailed, well-corrected images., Bright f/1.8 focal ratio ideal for low light work., Autofocuses on all Nikon DSLRs., Light weight, compact size and low price.
Cons: Some coloured fringing in uncorrected images., No focus distance window., Slightly coarse-feel to the manual focusing ring., Not corrected for full-frame FX bodies.
Excerpt: If you’re a Nikon shooter and you’ve been contemplating buying a reasonably priced, professional prime lens, you should give serious consideration to the new NIKKOR AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8G. What makes this lens so special?
Excerpt: This compact wide aperture lens for DX compatible Nikon digital SLRs costs around £170 and provides a similar angle of view to a 50mm lens used on a 35mm camera and sports a silent focusing motor.