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Nikon NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Lens with 82mm UV Filter Kit

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Nikon NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Lens with 82mm UV Filter Kit
Key Features
  • Full-Frame | f/1.8 to f/16
  • Fast, Lightweight Telephoto Prime
  • Multi-Focus System
  • Round Bokeh from Edge to Edge
This Nikon NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Lens with 82mm UV Filter Kit from B&H adds a UV filter to this unique telephoto lens to help with clarity, color accuracy, and incidental protection against the elements.
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Nikon NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Overview

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Nikon NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Lens
Fill the Frame with Magic
A breakthrough telephoto prime lens that's brimming with innovations, the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena from Nikon brings unprecedented image quality in a popular focal length to the company's mirrorless Z System. Leveraging the Z-series' larger mount diameter, the painterly Plena produces edge-to-edge clarity with otherworldly, circular bokeh across the entire frame for extraordinary results in portraiture, still life photography, and cinematic video.
Innovative, Z-Series Optical Design
Designed downstream of the Z-mount's large diameter, the 135mm f/1.8 S Plena lens is the first NIKKOR Z lens to fully realize the mount's light gathering potential. The lens' larger rear element enables this leap in peripheral illumination, bringing consistent brightness to the extreme edges of the frame. Drastically reducing vignetting, the clear path of light through the lens with minimal refraction is what produces the exquisite and regular round bokeh that distinguishes the Plena.
The optical design also benefits image clarity. Like the bokeh effects, the lens achieves outstanding results across the whole frame. A short-wavelength refractive front element, an aspherical element, and four extra-low dispersion elements all contribute to minimizing color bleeding, fringing, and flare. In strong lighting and backlit conditions, ARNEO and Nano Crystal Coats work against both axial and lateral chromatic aberrations to prevent ghosting, reflections, and flare to realize improved contrast and clarity.
The lens also excels at transitions between zones of focus, which, when combined with the lens' resolving power, produce eye-popping subject separation and textural detail at the widest aperture.
Fast, Accurate Autofocus
Nikon's proprietary Multi-Focus System incorporates two separate AF drive units, which are synchronized, to deliver especially fast and accurate focusing throughout the zoom range. This system uses dual STM stepping motors, which offer impressively smooth and quiet autofocus performance that is well-suited to both stills and video applications. Additionally, the programmable linear focus ring allows for manual focus with smooth rotation in either direction.
Optimized for Cinematic Video
The Plena was designed with cinematographers in mind, beginning with the lens' popular focal length that lends itself to background separation and arms-length intimacy. In addition to the lens' stunning imagery, the Plena also features smooth aperture transitions and natural shifts between focus positions. Combined with Nikon's Multi System Focus autofocus, on-lens manual focus options, and the full suite of video capture modalities presented throughout the Z System, the Plena elevates any and all footage.
Body, Handling, and Ergonomics
The Plena's thoughtful design does not stop at its superlative imagery. The optical design has a direct result on the lens' satisfying, all-metal construction, creating a lighter-weight, carry-around lens that will take 82mm filters. The lens is additionally customizable with a clickless control ring that adjusts aperture, ISO, and exposure compensation, and an easily-reached assignable Fn button. Finally, its dust- and water-resistant sealing unleashes the Plena for use in adverse environments, turning it into a machine for the maximal uncovering of the magical in the mundane.
Chiaro Pro 82mm 98-UVATS UV Filter

The Pro 82mm 98-UVATS UV Filter is one of Chiaro’s highest-rated protective UV filters with 98% light transmission. It’s ideal for photographers of all levels who demand high-quality glass and other essential features for excellent image fidelity and construction.

To achieve 98% light transmission, Chiaro uses highly-polished optical glass, multi-coating, and additional advanced elements that improve the filter’s light transmission. A scratch-resistant coating minimizes scratching of the glass and helps assure that water, oil, dust, and fingerprints are removed with a gentle wipe. Its hard-anodized aluminum filter ring is designed to screw on and off effortlessly, and it is thin to prevent vignetting when used with wide-angle lenses. Side knurling helps assure that you’ll have a firm grip when attaching or removing your filter.

Image quality is what matters most at Chiaro. The company has tested and combined many features and essentials to achieve superior image quality and the highest light transmission. To help take the confusion out of selecting a filter, Chiaro prominently displays the light transmission levels so that you can choose the perfect filter for your lens and photo session.

98% Light Transmission
Protecting your lens doesn't mean you have to lose optical quality. By using highly-polished optical glass and advanced coatings, Chiaro offers a 98% transmission rate, which is an excellent transmission rate for glass. And the company verifies the ratings with ISO certified lab testing.
Resistance Coating
The layers of advanced resistance coating on the filter are designed to resist moderate scratches, and allow you to easily clean your filter. Water beads up and rolls off your filter, and oil and fingerprints can come off with a gentle wipe. Dust and debris won't adhere to the filter and can be removed with a puff of air.
Polished Optical Glass
Glass that's polished to perfection is essential to achieve a high level of light transmission. The optical glass in this Chiaro filter is highly-polished for flatness that ensures excellent optical clarity.
Multi-Coating
Multi-coating enhances light transmission to the demanding level set for all Chiaro filters. It reduces unwanted internal reflections and ghosting that can compromise your images.
UV Protection
The filter blocks UV light and reduces the bluish cast of daylight that can affect color accuracy, especially at higher altitudes.
Hard Anodized Aluminum Construction
The process of hard anodizing toughens and strengthens the aluminum for a lightweight yet durable filter ring.
Slim Design
Measuring only 3.2mm, this filter is slim enough to use on wide-angle lenses without experiencing vignetting.
Top and Side Knurling
In addition to top knurling, Chiaro added side knurling to better grip the filter when you're attaching and removing it, or when you're stacking filters.
Secure Attachment
It takes two full turns to mount the filter on your lens. This feature will securely hold your Chiaro filter through the most demanding photo shoots.
Front Threads
The front threads on the filter allow you to stack filters by screwing them onto your Chiaro filter.
UPC: 847628593534

Nikon NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Lens Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
135mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Lens Mount
Nikon Z
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
82 mm x 0.75 (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Nikon Z
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
18° 10'
Minimum Focus Distance
2.7' / 82 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.2x
Optical Design
16 Elements in 14 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
11, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
82 mm x 0.75 (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.9 x 5.5" / 98 x 139.5 mm
Weight
2.2 lb / 995 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.8 x 5.7 x 5.7"

Chiaro Pro 82mm 98-UVATS UV Filter Specs

Filter Type
UV
Filter Factor
1x (0-Stop)
Size
82 mm Rear Filter Thread 
Rotating
No
Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet
82 mm
Coatings
Multi-Coating
Filter Thickness
0.13" / 3.2 mm
Filter Material
Glass
Ring Material
Aluminum
Knurling
Side, Top
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.21 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.5 x 4.5 x 0.85"

Nikon NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Reviews

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Will this lens create circular bokeh on lights ...

Will this lens create circular bokeh on lights that are in the background
Asked by: David
Set at f1.8, Nikon's NIKKOR Z 135mm 11-round-blade aperture will produce a circular bokeh with minimal cat's eye.
Answered by: Rachael B
Date published: 2023-12-16

Does this lens come with a lens hood?

Does this lens come with a lens hood?
Asked by: Harvey
Yes, Nikon NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Lens comes with its dedicated lens hood (Nikon HB-108 Lens Hood) included in the box.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2024-03-10

Where is plena lens made in?

Where is plena lens made in?
Asked by: Panos
Thailand
Answered by: curtis
Date published: 2023-09-28

whats the minimum focus distance?

whats the minimum focus distance?
Asked by: gary
The minimum focus distance of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Lens is listed as 2.7 feet (82 centimeters) from focal plane.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2024-03-06

Is this lens compatible with teleconverters?

Is this lens compatible with teleconverters?
Asked by: David
No, unfortunately this lens is not compatible with teleconverters.
Answered by: James P
Date published: 2024-03-06
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