Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens

Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens

Product Summary


Retailing at only $390, the AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D is a bargain priced f/2 prime 35mm lens for the Nikon FX DSLR user. This light weight lens converts to a standard prime focal length when mounted on a DX format DSLR camera and serves the purpose of a go to lens. The AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D is compatible with most of the FX and DX format DSLRs and even 35mm film SLR cameras from Nikon.

The fast f/2 aperture serves the purpose of a low light photography tool with ease. At f/2 it can gather more light compared to any other lens and that means the lens is perfect for tricky low light shooting. At the lower end the lens can stop down to f/22. The minimum focusing distance is 0.85’ or 0.25 meter which is ideal for close range photography.

The AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D has a maximum angle of view of 44° on a DX format DSLR. Comparatively on a FX format DSLR the maximum angle of view is 62°.  Additionally it has a maximum reproduction ratio of 0.24x. Nikon has provided its rear focusing elements in the lens

The lens consists of 6 lens elements arranged in 5 groups. The diaphragm is built with 7 conventional type straight blades. The dimensions of the lens are 2.5” (63mm) by 2.1” (53cm) in length. The overall weight of the lens is only 215 grams. The lens ships with the 52mm lens cap. Optionally one can use the HN-3 metal hood. AF not supported by D40, D40s, D60, D3000, D3100, D3200 and D5100 cameras. Available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H

Sample Images by Nikon 35mm f/2D on Flickr

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AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Specifications

Focal length35mm
Maximum aperturef/2
Minimum aperturef/22
Lens construction6 elements in 5 groups
Picture angle62° picture angle (44° with Nikon DX format) for broad range of uses
Closest focusing distance0.25 m/0.85 ft.
Maximum reproduction ratio1/4.2
No. of diaphragm blades7
Filter/attachment size52mm
Diameter x length(extension from lens mount)Appproximately 64.5 x 43.5 mm/2.5 x 1.7 in.
WeightApproximately 205 g/7.2 oz.
Supplied accessories52mm Snap-on front lens cap, Rear lens cap LF-1


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Purchase options

Nikkor 35mm f/2D available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H