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Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens

BH #NIZ5895 • MFR #20086
Nikon
Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens
Key Features
  • Z-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/0.95 to f/16
  • Three Aspherical Elements
  • Four Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
The Noct is back and faster than ever with the Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct. Made possible by the wider design of the Z mount, this renowned and unique lens has returned with an updated design specifically for the Z-series of mirrorless cameras. Characterized by its advanced optical design and exceedingly bright f/0.95 maximum aperture, this lens excels in low-light conditions and also affords extreme control over depth of field for isolating subject matter. Like its Noct predecessor, this lens has a manual focus design for fine-tuned control that makes it suitable for both photo and video applications. Its optical design incorporates a large-diameter ground aspherical element, which reduces spherical aberrations and distortion in order to achieve high sharpness and accurate rendering. An ARNEO coat, along with a Nano Crystal Coat and fluorine coat, has also been applied to individual elements to greatly suppress flare and ghosting for clean, color-accurate imagery when working in strong lighting conditions.
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for portraits shot handheld f.95 indoor in ...

for portraits shot handheld f.95 indoor in ambient lighting would the shooter use bracketing to nail the focus?
Asked by: Joseph
Critically focusing this lens is no different than doing the same on an 85mm f/1.2 (handheld, tripod or camera stand doesn't matter) when shooting wide open and focusing on a small emphasized critical areas (e.g. eyes, eye lashes, lips). It's actually very common to resort to, or only use manual focus in many razor depth-of-field situations autofocus takes too long to (or doesn't know exactly what you want to focus on, e.g. eyes or eye lashes) achieve such minute focus; so slowly racking the focus ring across the intended focus area coupled with a 1 second burst usually does the trick, especially when shooting for pay under limited time constraints (the long focus throw many manual focus lenses aids in this respect - a shorter throw would be ridiculously awful for minute focusing, which is the entire point of a long throw). This (very fine focusing) is common place, It's neither rocket science nor extremely hard to do. Even at f/0.95, when standing at full-body distances from the subject, the thin depth-of-field isn't so thin that getting focus proves a particularly hard feat. Manual focus skills are something that generally have to be learned, and with experience one can focus confidently with relative ease.. even at f/.095 Also when shooting video, I'm not usually concerned with autofocus irrespective of what lens I'm using - manual focusing for video is commonplace. The issue isn't the ultra thin depth of field as much as it is a deficit in manual focusing skills by photographers who are out of their element doing so.
Answered by: Teila
Date published: 2022-08-11

Would this work well on a Z50 or a Z7 in DX mode?

Would this work well on a Z50 or a Z7 in DX mode?
Asked by: Gabriel
This lens would work perfectly well on both the Z50 that is a DX apsc camera or on the Z7 that is an FX full frame camera.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2022-01-11

Is this lens refurbished or just 'used' condition ...

Is this lens refurbished or just 'used' condition 10?
Asked by: Jean
This is a page listing for a new Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2022-03-21
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