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9.6 out of 10

Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX

Nikon's first DX-format 35mm single-focal-length lens. DX-form Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX

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Overall 6
6.0

ok lens for the money

tag, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: The focus ring doesn't stop at either end of the focus spectrum. It gives the lens a cheap feel. Quality is ok for night shots....
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Overall 6
6.0

You get what you pay for.

Greg, B&H Photo
6 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I returned the first lens that I bought, as it wouldn't focus correctly and the manual focus ring felt very cheap and didn't stop clockwise or counterclockwise when used. I found that the new lens did not have focusing issues, takes nice, crisp pictures, but has the same issue with the focus ring. If I had it to do again, I would have paid a bit more and bought a Sigma lens.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

It's OK

Lauren O., B&H Photo
9 September 2013
  • Excerpt: I tried this before eventually getting the Sigma f/1.4 instead. I just didn't think the lens was that great in terms of focus, sharpness, bokeh, and general photo quality. I compared shots I took with this to ones I took with my 70-200 and zoom was just better all-around. SO, back it went and now I'm trying the Sigma- it's more $ but I'd rather invest it in a better lens that I love than one I'm ok with.
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Poor in Low Light, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad for the price

Chef Glover, Adorama
27 August 2013
  • Excerpt: I wanted this lens because it's on the low end price of fixed lenses that had a decent f-stop. It's a pretty good lens but without VR it's hard to keep steady unless you have a tripod.
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Good overall lens, but not amazing

Greg the dad, B&H Photo
1 August 2013
  • Excerpt: This lens is pretty sharp but not as sharp as some of the Canon primes I have seen (my dad shoots Canon). I might try the 50mm 1.4 instead, but I admittedly prefer the 35mm focal length for indoor use (less cramped in tight spaces).
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 6
6.0

Sharp it is indeed

Skipper, B&H Photo
8 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Nice addition to DX lenses, has great sharpness and bokeh at f/1.8 to f/2.2. I'm still testing this lens, but my initial impression is that this could become my walk-around, general purpose lens also. 35mm lens on DX is the equivalent of 52mm full size. Images feel very natural and distortion free. Very light, very compact lens.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Pleased with it

Muttiblus, B&H Photo
1 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I am overall pleased with the lens. I also have a 50mm f/1.4 that REALLY like. If I had to pick one, the 50 would win. I am evaluating the 35 by contrasting with the 50, which might not be fair. Also possibly important to point out (although since I am using a DX lens, I think it might be obvious?
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, In Decent Light, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, In Low Light, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

would buy again

barbara, B&H Photo
24 January 2013
  • Excerpt: good for use in cramp areas.<br />great focus and depth of fieldn<br />no problems as of now
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 6
6.0

good lens

varun, B&H Photo
22 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Nice lens but only for portrait s...
  • Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Cons: No zoom
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad for its price

Yoo Jeong, B&H Photo
10 November 2012
  • Excerpt: I have tried it with D3000 and D90<br />It works quite well with my cameras with high shutter speed. However, when it comes down to lower shutter speed it is really hard to grasp sharp images even in stable stand. <br /><br />For starters, do not be discouraged to buy this lens. It is a good start. I've taken great portraits with this on ISO 200 and sold them to my customers. <br /><br />Just avoid using it with lower shutter speed.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Rugged
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Poor in Low Light, Weak Casing
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