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Nikon AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Lens

BH #NI5018DAF • MFR #2137
Nikon AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • Super Integrated Coating
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm
As simple as it is versatile, the AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D from Nikon is a compact normal-length prime lens. Its bright f/1.8 maximum aperture is well-suited for working in a variety of lighting conditions and also affords greater control over depth of field for isolating focus. A Super Integrated Coating has been applied to individual elements, and reduces lens flare and ghosting for increased contrast and color accuracy when working in bright and backlit conditions. Also, a rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
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Nikon AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Overview

As simple as it is versatile, the AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D from Nikon is a compact normal-length prime lens. Its bright f/1.8 maximum aperture is well-suited for working in a variety of lighting conditions and also affords greater control over depth of field for isolating focus. A Super Integrated Coating has been applied to individual elements, and reduces lens flare and ghosting for increased contrast and color accuracy when working in bright and backlit conditions. Also, a rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.

Normal-length prime lens is designed for FX-format Nikon F-mount cameras, however can also be used with DX models where it provides a 75mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture offers depth of field control for working with selective focus techniques.
A Super Integrated Coating has been applied to individual elements to suppress internal reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions.
Autofocus system is compatible with select Nikon DSLRs that support D-type lenses, and offers quick and precise focusing performance.

Autofocus is not supported by DSLRs lacking an autofocus motor, such as the D3000-series, D5000-series, D40, D40X, and D60, where the lens may be used with manual focus only.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
UPC: 018208021376

Nikon AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
50mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Lens Mount
Nikon F
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus (with Nikon Cameras That Have an Autofocus Motor)
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
52 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Nikon F
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
46°
Minimum Focus Distance
1.48' / 45 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.15x
Optical Design
6 Elements in 5 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
7, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus (with Nikon Cameras That Have an Autofocus Motor)
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
52 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.5 x 1.54" / 63.5 x 39 mm
Weight
5.47 oz / 155 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.615 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.3 x 4.1 x 3.5"

Nikon AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Reviews

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question

To Whom It May Concern,My package just arrived with this new lens and when I attached it to the body of my Nikon D5000 the screen reads no lens attached . Can you please help me?Thank You
Asked by: Anonymous
You will need to set your aperture to f/22 in order for this lens to be recognized by the Nikon D5000. Please note that your lens will be manual focus only when you are using it on the D5000.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Will autofocus work on this lens with a Nikon ...

Will autofocus work on this lens with a Nikon D3300? If not, what would be a similar lens that would allow autofocus?
Asked by: M
No, this D series lens will not autofocus with cameras in the D3000 or D5000 series. AF-S lenses like the 50mm 1.8G will autofocus on the D3300. https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/766516-USA/Nikon_2199_AF_S_Nikkor_50mm_f_1_8G.html
Answered by: frankm
Date published: 2022-08-29

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Will the auto focus on this lens work on a D5300?
Asked by: Anonymous
Unfortunately no, it would be manual focus on the D5300. The D5300 requires lenses that have a focus motor built into the lens. Nikon refers to them as the AF-S series lenses. You can use the 50mm AF-S lens instead. Please see the following link:http://bhpho.to/1bhjeTyThe 50mm f1.8 G lens is an AF-S series so it will auto focus with the D5300 camera.
Answered by: Dan W.
Date published: 2019-11-15

Can I change the aperture manually for use on my ...

Can I change the aperture manually for use on my legacy manual Nikon FM camera? will this even mount on my FM film camera?
Asked by: Chester
As the Nikon AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Lens has a built-in aperture ring, yes, you may manually control the aperture on the lens when using the lens on the Nikon FM 35mm Film SLR Camera.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2023-01-19

question

does this work with the d3200?
Asked by: Anonymous
The AF 50mm f\/1.8D lens is compatible with the D3200, though autofocus will not be supported; you will need to manually focus the lens. If autofocus is a must, you would need one of the AF-S lenses, such as the AF-S 50mm f\/1.8G lens (B&H # NI5018GAF).
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Will autofocus work with a D3300?

Will autofocus work with a D3300?
Asked by: M
Probably. Works just fine with an F6.
Answered by: Michael
Date published: 2022-08-28

question

Hi!I wanted to know if this lens works in autofocus with the D5300. Thank you very much!Sincerely, Diana Lee
Asked by: Anonymous
The Nikon 50mm f/1.8D lens will be manual focus only on a Nikon D5300.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

I will be using a Canon 7d with the Nikon 50mm f1.8 D lens, and I was wondering if someone could tell me of a reliable adapter that I should use? I have heard some horror stories with certain adapters getting stuck.
Asked by: Keegan
In my opinion, you should buy a Canon 50mm instead of an adapter. I would like to share a detail about the 50mm f1.8mm: it doesn't permit to use the AE-L/AF-L button to lock focus, for an mathematical issue. It annoys me, I'd rather get a f1.4mm.
Answered by: leila.s
Date published: 2018-08-27
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