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Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens Imported

B&H # NI352DAF Mfr # 1923-IMP
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Product Highlights
  • F Mount Lens/ FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2 to 22
  • Super Integrated Lens Coating
  • Aperture Control Ring
  • Compact and Lightweight
  • 7-Blade Circular Diaphragm
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 9.8"
  • Filter Diameter: 52mm

The AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens from Nikon is a compact and lightweight wide-angle lens useful for a broad range of applications and its fast f/2 maximum aperture makes it ideal for low light shooting as well as fast shutter speeds when shooting hand-held. It provides a 52.5mm focal length equivalence when used on DX format Nikon DSLRs.

The lens weighs just 7.2 oz making it a great lens for travel and everyday use. Nikon's Super Integrated Lens Coating improves light transmission, reducing ghosting and flare and it accepts 52mm filters. An integrated aperture control ring enables manual control of exposure in addition to AE control through the camera body. For programmed auto or shutter-priority auto exposure shooting, use the minimum aperture lock lever to lock the lens aperture at f/22.

Autofocus is not supported by D40, D40x, D60, D3000, D3100, D3200, D3300, D5000, D5100, D5200, D5300 cameras--lens may be used with manual focus only. Be sure to check your camera's lens-compatibility information before selecting a new lens.

Fast f/2 maximum aperture for sharp imaging in low light and when shooting hand-held
Lightweight and compact build
Super Integrated Lens Coating reduces flare and ghosting
Built-in aperture control ring
Distance and depth of field scales
Performance
Focal Length 35mm
Comparable 35mm Equivalent on DX Format Focal Length: 52.5 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/2
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Nikon F
Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film
Nikon DX
Angle of View 62°
Minimum Focus Distance 9.8" (24.89 cm)
Magnification 0.24x
Elements/Groups 6/5
Diaphragm Blades 7
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread Front:52 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.5 x 1.7" (6.35 x 4.32 cm)
Weight 7.2 oz (204 g)
Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens
  • 52mm Snap-On Lens Cap
  • LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Limited 4-Year USA Extension upon Registration
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    NikonAF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens
     
    4.7

    (based on 178 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (139)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (32)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    97%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Fast / accurate auto-focus (154)
    • Lightweight (145)
    • Consistent output (98)
    • Easily interchangeable (77)
    • Durable (68)

    Cons

    • Slow focus (12)
    • Weak casing (9)
    • Tough to attach (7)
    • Poor in low light (3)

    Best Uses

    • Low light (75)
    • Landscape/scenery (64)
    • Night photography (63)
    • Weddings (62)
    • General purpose (51)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (36), Photo enthusiast (35), Enthusiast (32), Pro photographer (31), Professional (13)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (76), Yes (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    oh wow, 35mm -- who knew?!

    What a great little gem this lens it. Top quality for a reasonable price which is so rare with lenses. It's so versatile as it is wide enough for landscapes and tight enough for...Read complete review

    What a great little gem this lens it. Top quality for a reasonable price which is so rare with lenses. It's so versatile as it is wide enough for landscapes and tight enough for some creative portraiture. I shoot products and food and I'm including a sample so you can see what this is capable of. Obviously, none of us want to switch back and forth between lenses which is why we typically get the 24-70mm or 16-35 which are great lenses! But fixed are just better plus you're getting almost a full stop more light on this than the zoom lens and for the price I love having a few inexpensive fixed around that I'm not scared of breaking to backup my 24-70mm. The best part about them is that they are equal if not better than the same focal length on the zooms! Great buys.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Adequate for FX use only

    This is not one of Nikon's sharp lenses, softer even than the older 50mm f1.4 and no where near as sharp as the Sigma 30mm f1.4 lens on a DX camera where the Sigma...Read complete review

    This is not one of Nikon's sharp lenses, softer even than the older 50mm f1.4 and no where near as sharp as the Sigma 30mm f1.4 lens on a DX camera where the Sigma provides the perspective of a 34mm lens. Well worth the extra money to get the Sigma is you will be using a DX camera or getting the Zeiss 35mm f2 even if it is manual focus for a FX camera.

    The 24-70mm f2.8 is much sharper at its 35mm focal length than this Nikon prime.

    Reviewed by 178 customers

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    5.0

    still made in japan

    By dog face

    from md

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery

      Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

      clear pics, fast autofocus and still made in japan. i might buy one more just to have a spare.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      excellent lens, great price

      By Rebecca

      from New York

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Lightweight
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

        great lens
        great price
        compact

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        • No

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        5.0

        Super sharp

        By JEStanek

        from Philaburbia, PA

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easily Interchangeable
        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
        • Lightweight
        • Nice Bokeh

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

          This is a fantastic lens for my DF and my D90. Very fast AF, sharp across the field. I prefer it to the 50mm for many shoots.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Lived up to my expectations and more

          By The Cat

          from Thousand Oaks, CA

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
          • Lightweight
          • Manuel Focus Is Very Nice
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Purpose "normal" Lens
            • All Purpost "normal" Lens
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Landscape/Scenery

            Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

            Since I upgraded to FX format I have a renewed interest in fixed focal length lenses and manual focus. I used to use a 35mm as my normal back when I was shooting film. The detail and sharpness of the sensor on my Nikon D610 reminds me of shooting with Kodachrome and this lens delivers all the detail and at f/2 is nice and bright in the viewfinder.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great Lens

            By Evykae

            from Vancouver, WA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent Output
            • Durable
            • Easily Interchangeable
            • Fast / accurate auto-focus
            • Lightweight
            • Nice Bokeh
            • Rugged
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

              I bought this lens for large groups. Works great…its light and sharp. Love it.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great walk-around lens

              By Ken

              from Fayetteville, NC

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent Output
              • Durable
              • Fast / accurate auto-focus
              • Lightweight
              • Nice Bokeh
              • Rugged

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                  I had an old MF 35mm Nikkor lens from years ago, and wanted to update it with this lens. This lens will not disappoint. Edge sharpness is not great unless stopped down somewhat, but I find that it is great for my needs. Small, compact, fast and sharp; what more could you need!? This lens will be with me all the time!

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  smok'n DOF

                  By trompe sky

                  from riverhead, NY

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easily Interchangeable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Nice Bokeh

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Large Format Look
                    • Tabletop Compositions
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                    Excellent/creative-use DOF. Now you have no excuse NOT to create a deep illusion of space in your shots!

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                    • No

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                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Amazing Lens

                    By JFer

                    from Bogotá

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent Output
                    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                    • Lightweight
                    • Nice Bokeh
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                    • Tough To Attach

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Macro Photography

                    Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                    This lens is on my Df all the time. the 35mm view is so versatile. the maximum F2 aperture is incredible. i found this lens incredibly sharp at f2.8 but is good to have the option to shoot at f2. The performance is truly amazing for the price. very lightweight, great built quality made in japan, focuses very very very close. almost like a macro. i can't find any reason not to recommend this lens. and also look beautiful. Love this old D series lenses look compared to the new G.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Good solid lens, should last a lifetime

                    By Gramps

                    from Beachwood, NJ

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easily Interchangeable
                    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                    • Lightweight
                    • Rugged
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                    • None that I've found

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Night Photography

                    Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                    Great lens for low light photography. Focuses quick & accurate. Thought about getting Nikon's new 35 f1.8G, but I figure this one's built for the long haul, not just something fancy with only a 10 year life expectancy!

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                    5.0

                    Just right

                    By Rocklandken

                    from Rockland, ma

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent Output
                    • Easily Interchangeable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Weddings/Events

                      Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                      A perfect fit for the D800. Light, compact and acceptably sharp. I thought about waiting for the 1.4 but I thought about and decided my old shoulders, etc. would appreciate the size of this lens.

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                      5.0

                      Perfect

                      By Doudoulila

                      from Cayenne

                      Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                      I love it, the perfect lens (among others...) for my F6 !

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                      5.0

                      Really nice lens

                      By Flash

                      from Nashville, TN

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent Output
                      • Durable
                      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                      • Lightweight
                      • Nice Bokeh

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors/Low Light
                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Night Photography
                        • Weddings/Events

                        Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                        Great, general all purpose lens. I use it more than any other focal length.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Great 35 mm

                        By AshikBD

                        from NY

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                        • Lightweight
                        • Nice Bokeh

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoors/Low Light
                          • Weddings/Events

                          Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                          I bought this lens as a do-all lens to back-up my 50 mm, but this turned out to be the one that I now use more frequently. I bought these lenses to take pictures of my newborn, the minimum focus distance of this lens allows you to get really close, and this being an f2, is also pretty fast.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Perfect for full frame cameras

                          By Andy8400

                          from Near Chicago, IL

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                          • Lightweight
                          • Rugged

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Indoors/Low Light
                            • Landscape/Scenery

                            Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                            Had this lens a few years ago for my Nikon D90. Worked fine but field of view was a little to narrow for general purpose use. Sold it and bought the 24mm equivalent.

                            Recently got a full frame camera (Nikon D800) and now the 24 mm lens was a little too wide! So... purchased the 35mm lens again bringing me back to the same field of view as the D90 with the 24mm lens. If I could have foreseen my future, I could have saved money by not buying this lens twice!

                            Bottom line: the lens is sharp and fast and helps reduce the weight of the heavier D800. With a 36 mpx camera, I have lots of room to crop and still maintain a large file photo. Cropping is like digital zoom and allows me to use prime lenses such as this one over clunkier zoom lenses, more often.

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                            • Yes

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                            4.0

                            just what I needed

                            By Photo Bug

                            from Greenville, SC

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easily Interchangeable
                            • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Indoors/Low Light
                              • Weddings/Events

                              Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                              Purchased to help wtih a late day wedding in a very old, stone church. The low light abilities of the lens, coupled with pushing ISO even to 1600 on my D700 gave really beautiful images. WOuld definitely buy again and highly recommend!

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                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              El mejor lente por el mejor precio

                              By ddphotomx

                              from san luis potosi, mexico

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent Output
                              • Durable
                              • Easily Interchangeable
                              • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                              • Lightweight
                              • Nice Bokeh
                              • Rugged
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Indoors/Low Light
                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                                I had already the previous version of this lens, because the previous scrappage was too old. I use it is mainly for weddings and family sessions etc. The lens performs in the best way approach, sharpness, color especially for the price you pay.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Great Lens!

                                By The Duke

                                from Oklahoma City, OK

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Consistent Output
                                • Durable
                                • Nice Bokeh

                                Cons

                                • Weak Casing

                                Best Uses

                                • Indoors/Low Light
                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Video
                                • Weddings/Events
                                • Wildlife Photos

                                Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                                Awesome lens, super fast! D series is d series!

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                                • No

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                                4.0

                                Awesome lens

                                By Flaco

                                from Tampa,FL

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Clear Sharpand Crisp

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Indoors/Low Light
                                  • Macro Photography
                                  • Night Photography
                                  • Weddings/Events

                                  Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                                  this lens is wonderful. it's quick and very clear. Should have bought it along time ago.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Great lens for D800

                                  By Steve

                                  from Hillsboro, OR

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Consistent Output
                                  • Durable
                                  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Nice Bokeh
                                  • Rugged
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Indoors/Low Light
                                    • Landscape/Scenery
                                    • Night Photography
                                    • Wildlife Photos

                                    Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                                    I read great reviews about this lens and they were all true! It'll be my main lens on my Bermuda trip next month. What's great about it beside the sharpness and quality is the light weight and price.

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                                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    4.0

                                    Great Value

                                    By Tekneektom

                                    from Land O Lakes, WI

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Consistent Output
                                    • Durable
                                    • Easily Interchangeable
                                    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Rugged
                                    • Strong Construction

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Landscape/Scenery
                                      • Night Photography

                                      Comments about Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D Lens:

                                      There are a lot of more expensive wide angle lenses on the market, but if you have a limited budget and want really solid results - this is a great value. High quality, rugged build and it doesn't weigh a ton like a lot of other wide angle lenses.

                                      I'm really pleased with my purchase!

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