- Model name: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G
- Focus Type: Autofocus / Manual
- Format : Full Frame / APS-C / Crop Sensor
- Mounts: Nikon F
- Color: Black
- Purchase options: Amazon | Adorama | B&H
The AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G is a great lens for street photography, low light snaps, weddings, travel and a plethora of other everyday and not so everyday moments. This is a go to lens for tricky lighting conditions, if you need a fast auto-focus lens for shooting the action right when it is happening. Standard prime with a fast aperture of f/1.4 this G type lens from Nikon is worth its investment.
The AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G comes with Nikon SWM (Silent Wave Motor) technology for fast and silent auto-focusing.
The lens has a maximum angle of view of 31°30′ on a DX format DSLR and a 46° maximum viewing angle on a FX format DSLR. The diaphragm of the lens is built using 9 rounded blades that creates a nice background blur, ideal for portraiture or close up photography. Speaking of close up photography, the camera can focus at a minimum distance of 1.5 feet (or 0.45 meters).
There are 8 lens elements arranged in 7 groups. Nikon uses their Super Integrated Coating on this lens instead of any of the latest nano Crystal coating or using any Ed (Extra-low Dispersion) elements in this.
The lens uses a screw-on filter of 58mm and has the dimensions of 2.9×2.1 (diameter x length). The weight of the lens is 280 grams. The AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G lens ships with the HB-47 bayonet lens hood, the LC-58 snap on front lens cap and the LF-1 rear lens cap. A soft case is also provided for easy transportation of the lens. Available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H
Sample Images by NIKON 50mm f/1.4G on Flickr
AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G Specifications
|Lens construction||8 elements in 7 groups|
|Closest focusing distance||0.45 m/1.5 ft.|
|Maximum reproduction ratio||0.15x|
|No. of diaphragm blades||9 (rounded)|
|Diameter x length(extension from lens mount)||Approx. 73.5 × 54 mm/2.9 x 2.1 in|
|Weight||Approx. 280 g/9.9 oz.|
|Supplied accessories||58mm snap-on front lens cap LC-58, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-47, Flexible lens pouch CL-1013|