Compact FX-format f/1.8 wide-angle prime lens
Bring a dramatic wide-angle perspective to your still and HD video shooting. The AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G's fast maximum aperture lets you create in nearly any lightÑdusk to dawn indoors or outÑand offers outstanding depth-of-field control. Nikon's exclusive Nano Crystal Coat nearly eliminates the ghosting and flare seen with some wide-angle lenses for improved clarity and contrast. Impressive on both FX- and DX-format cameras the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G excels with landscapes architecture group shots travel and more.
Complete control even in low light
Fast f/1.8 aperture with a 7-blade rounded diaphragm
An f/1.8 maximum aperture frees you to create in low-light settings like the cool blues of dawn or the warm oranges of an indoor event. Not only will your photos and HD videos be brighter your view through the camera will be brighter for fine-tuning and manual control. An f/1.8 aperture also gives you remarkable depth-of-field control so you can softly blur your backgrounds and draw attention to your subjects. The AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G features a rounded 7-blade diaphragm to enhance that effect by giving a more natural appearance to out-of-focus elements.
Unleash your camera's full potential
Nikon technologies for unrivaled performance
A great lens draws peak performance from a camera and the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G is no exception. Impressive on both FX- and DX-format D-SLRs it incorporates Nikon advancements for consistent superlative performance even in tough shooting situations. Nano Crystal (N) and Super Integrated (SIC) coatings enhance contrast and color and nearly eliminate ghosting and flare even in backlit scenes. The Silent Wave Motor (SWM) powers high-speed autofocusing thatÕs extremely accurate and quiet.
Silent Wave Motor AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature NikonÕs Silent Wave Motor (SWM). This technology converts Òtraveling wavesÓ into rotational energy to focus the optics. This enables high-speed autofocusing that's extremely accurate and super quiet.
AS AS stands for Aspherical lens elements. This type of lens utilizes non-spherical surfaces on either one or both sides of the glass in order to eliminate certain types of lens aberration.
M/A Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens. This makes it possible to seamlessly switch to fine manual focusing while looking through the viewfinder.
Super Integrated Coating Nikon Super Integrated Coating is Nikon's term for its multilayer coating of the optical elements in NIKKOR lenses.
Nano Crystal Coat An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths. Nano Crystal Coat solves ghost effects caused by red light and effectively reduces ghost and flare caused by light entering the lens diagonally.
Rear Focusing System A system in which only the rear lens group moves during focusing thus eliminating changes in the physical length of the lens during focusing and enabling faster focusing.