Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G Lens

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f:1.4G Lens

Product Summary


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

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AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G Specifications

Focal length50mm
Maximum aperturef/1.4
Minimum aperturef/16
Lens construction8 elements in 7 groups
Picture angle46°
Closest focusing distance0.45 m/1.5 ft.
Maximum reproduction ratio0.15x
No. of diaphragm blades9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size58mm
Diameter x length(extension from lens mount)Approx. 73.5 × 54 mm/2.9 x 2.1 in
WeightApprox. 280 g/9.9 oz.
Supplied accessories58mm snap-on front lens cap LC-58, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-47, Flexible lens pouch CL-1013


Purchase options

AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H