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Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 (SE) Lens

BH #NIZ402SE • MFR #20121
Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 (SE) Lens
Key Features
  • Z-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2 to f/16
  • Special Edition Vintage Design
  • Retro NIKKOR Logo and Typeface
Featuring a stylish, vintage-inspired design, the Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 (SE) is a versatile, everyday prime straddling wide-angle and normal fields of view and featuring a bright f/2 maximum aperture. The distinct focal length is wide enough for spontaneous shooting but still tight enough for portraiture and selective focus shooting. Additionally, the lens's compact, portable form factor makes it perfect for walkaround shooting and equally well-suited to use on FX or DX-format camera bodies.
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Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 SE Overview

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Featuring a stylish, vintage-inspired design, the Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 (SE) is a versatile, everyday prime straddling wide-angle and normal fields of view and featuring a bright f/2 maximum aperture. The distinct focal length is wide enough for spontaneous shooting but still tight enough for portraiture and selective focus shooting. Additionally, the lens's compact, portable form factor makes it perfect for walkaround shooting and equally well-suited to use on FX or DX-format camera bodies.

In terms of handling, a stepping motor AF system offers quiet and smooth focusing performance that benefits both stills and video capture and a programmable control ring can also be set for intuitive adjustment over a variety of camera and exposure settings.

This Special Edition version of the Z 40mm f/2 lens features a retro-inspired design with checked knurling on the lens body, a contrasting silver band, and a vintage NIKKOR logo and typeface that mimics the look of lenses used on classic Nikon FM film cameras.
Wide-normal prime lens is designed for FX-format Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras and can also be used with DX-format models, where it provides a 60mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/2 maximum aperture excels in difficult lighting conditions and also offers increased control over depth of field for isolating subjects using depth of field.
Two aspherical elements are featured in the optical design and help to limit spherical aberrations and distortion in order to achieve high sharpness and accurate rendering.
Super Integrated Coating suppresses flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
Stepping motor delivers impressively smooth, quiet, and fast autofocus performance that is well-suited to both stills and video applications. Full-time manual focus override is also possible and an internal focusing design is used, where only the internal lens groups are moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
Programmable Control Ring is, by default, set to adjust manual focus but can also be used to control aperture or exposure compensation.
Specialized electromagnetic aperture mechanism provides greater exposure control stability that is especially beneficial when working with fast continuous shooting rates.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
UPC: 018208201211

Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 SE Specs

Focal Length40mm
Maximum Aperturef/2
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountNikon Z
Lens Format CoverageFull-Frame
Angle of View57°
Minimum Focus Distance11.4" / 29 cm
Maximum Magnification0.17x
Optical Design6 Elements in 4 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size52 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.8 x 1.8" / 70 x 45.5 mm
Weight6 oz / 170 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.745 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.4 x 5 x 4.4"

Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 SE Reviews

Perfect prime lens for my Z7

By Daniel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-28

I bought my first camera in 1979, a Nikon FM with a 35mm f/2.8. My new NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 (SE) on my Z7 takes me back with the look and feel of a NIKKOR AI series lens. But my new lens is twice as fast with the modern features that I want. I love the soft focus on this lens! I have the standard kit zoom lens that came with my Z7; and it's a good lens. I love how light weight and fast this lens is! This is a GREAT old school lens for that everyday prime lens on a full frame Z camera.

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Date published: 2023-01-03

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