Nikon AF-S 50mm f1.8 G
This lightweight and compact prime lens from Nikon comes from a long line of very popular standard lenses that have graced the front on many Nikon cameras over the years. The normal focal length of the Nikon 50mm f1.8 G lens is well-suited to a number of uses and can easily be left on the front of your camera for most of your journey with little concern or limitation. The superb optical construction, fast autofocus and bright maximum aperture all come together to make this a brilliant all around shooter that will never leave you stranded.
F1.8 Max aperture - hand-held shots with beautiful bokeh
If you are looking for a lens that can deliver results throughout the entire day, you have found your match with the Nikon 50mm f1.8 G lens. The large maximum aperture rating of f1.8 let's in heaps of light, allowing you to explore and shoot in low-light conditions - think streetscapes at dusk.
As well as letting in more light allowing for faster shutter speeds, this aperture rating means the 50mm is brilliant at creating pictures with smooth and beautiful out of focus areas. This shallow depth of field look adds a touch of class and vibrancy to your photographs and is particularly effective for portraiture.
Amazing optical construction - Images far exceed expectations
With an array of Nikon's legendary optical technologies included, the 50mm f1.8 G provides you with tack sharp images that are striking due to their contrast and beautifully rendered colours. One such optical feature is the Aspherical lens element that is featured in the construction, which along with image sharpness is responsible for reducing the appearance of chromatic aberrations. Also helping to eliminate imperfections such as ghosting and flare is Nikon’s super integrated coating. These advancements will afford you the creation of stunning images that you will be happy to live with throughout the rest of your life, in all lighting conditions and at all apertures.
Speedy, silent AF with full-time manual override
Ideal for videographers and still photographers is the super speedy and silent autofocus of the Nikon AF-S 50mm f1.8 G. This exciting quality is the result of the silent wave motor, which is also incredibly reliable and accurate.
In times when you want to take full control of the focus, all you need to do is turn the focus ring. Thanks to the M/A mode you have full manual override, so you don’t need to worry about missing your shot whilst you are fumbling around looking for the correct setting.