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The Nikon Z 50mm f/1.8 lens is a high-performance prime lens with an ultra-bright f/1.8 aperture, which combined with a FX size full frame sensor can capture images with an ultra-shallow depth-of-field. This allows photographers to use selective focus to compose images that are beautiful and powerful, making it an excellent tool for visual storytelling. A fast and accurate stepping motor provides near silent internal focusing for amazing autofocus in both photo and video modes.

50mm Focal Length

One of the staple pieces of equipment for almost any style of photography is the trusty 50mm, which is why on the first lenses for the Nikon system is a wide aperture f/1.8 50mm lens. Perfect for portraits, close-up shots and street photography, this focal length is one of the most versatile making this lens a super useful addition to your kit.

Ultra-Bright f/1.8 Aperture

Perfect for shooting in darker conditions, the Nikon 50mm Z-mount lens has a super-bright f/1.8 aperture which allows you to capture great looking images even in low light. The super wide aperture can also create an ultra-shallow depth of field to take your portraits to the next level.

Fast, Accurate Autofocus

Inside the lens is a powerful stepping motor (STM) that provides fast and accurate autofocus for both photo and video. Internal focusing means the lens doesn’t change size or rotate, so your composition stays exactly as you imagine it. The STM motor also makes focusing a quiet affair, making it excellent for staying discreet while capturing special moments during events or travel.

Versatile and Customisable Focus Ring

Easily noticed is the wide, ergonomic focusing ring around the 50mm Z-mount lens, offering comfortable control over manual focus. That same ring has amazing versatility, offering you the ability to set its functionality to control aperture or exposure compensation. This makes it extremely easy to customise your camera and lens to suit your workflow no matter how you like to shoot.

12 Elements in 9 Groups

The optical design consists of 12 elements arranged in 9 groups with 2 Extra-Low Dispersion and 2 Aspherical elements that help control distortion and colour aberration. Each element has a Nano Crystal coating to reduce flare, ghosting and spherical distortion, delivering sharp, high-resolution images even at the edges of the frame.

Beautiful Bokeh

A rounded 9-blade diaphragm along with the wide f1.8 aperture and larger mount delivers smooth bokeh effects in your out of focus background and highlight areas. The lens lets you get creative with your photos and depth of field, even at shorter focusing distances.

Durable, Lightweight and Weather Sealed

The Nikon 50 mm Z lens has been thoughtfully designed with a lightweight, yet durable body. All moving parts of the lens have been sealed for protection against moisture and dust, giving you the confidence to shoot in almost any conditions.

Type

Nikon Z mount

Format

FX/35mm

Focal length

50 mm

Maximum aperture

f/ 1.8

Minimum aperture

f/ 16

Lens construction

12 elements in 9 groups (including 2 ED elements, 2 aspherical elements, and elements with Nano Crystal Coat)

Angle of view

FX format: 47°
DX format: 31°30‘

Focusing system

Internal focusing system

Minimum focus distance

0.4 m

No. of diaphragm blades

9 ( rounded diaphragm opening )

Coating

Nano Crystal Coat

Filter-attachment size

62 mm (P = 0.75 mm)

Dimensions

Approx. 76 mm maximum diameter x 86.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)

Weight

Approx. 415 g

Autofocus

Yes

Internal focusing

Yes

Focusing

Auto, Manual

Supplied accessories

LC-62B 62 mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap, LF-N1 Rear Lens Cap, HB-90 Bayonet Hood, CL-C1 Lens Case


* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

  • Nikon Z 50mm f/1.8 S Lens
  • 1 x Front Lens Cap (LC-62B)
  • 1 x Rear Lens Cap (LF-N1)
  • 1 x Bayonet Lens Hood (HB-90)
  • 1 x Lens Case (CL-C1)

Manufacturer Warranty



 

This product comes with a

24* month Australian warranty

from Nikon Australia

*Available with free registration at

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