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Nikon NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 Lens

BH #NI2828 • MFR #1420
Nikon NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Close Range Correction System
  • Manual Focus Design
Offering a comfortable wide-angle field of view in a small size, the NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 from Nikon is a manual focus prime well-suited for landscape, nature, and documentary shooting. Its modest f/2.8 maximum aperture strikes a balance between its sleek form factor and being fast enough for working in low-light conditions. Additionally, the optical design uses a Close Range Correction system, which maintains consistent image quality and sharpness from the minimum focusing distance of 8.3" to infinity.
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Nikon NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 Overview

Offering a comfortable wide-angle field of view in a small size, the NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 from Nikon is a manual focus prime well-suited for landscape, nature, and documentary shooting. Its modest f/2.8 maximum aperture strikes a balance between its sleek form factor and being fast enough for working in low-light conditions. Additionally, the optical design uses a Close Range Correction system, which maintains consistent image quality and sharpness from the minimum focusing distance of 8.3" to infinity.

Wide-angle 28mm lens is designed for FX-format F-mount cameras, however can also be used with DX models where it provides a 42mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/2.8 maximum aperture is suitable for working in a variety of lighting conditions and also contributes to the compact, lightweight form factor.
Close Range Correction system helps to maintain consistent image quality throughout the entire focusing range, from 8.3" to infinity.
Manual focus design is benefitted by engraved focus distance and depth of field scales.
Seven-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
UPC: 018208014200

Nikon NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 Specs

Focal Length28mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountNikon F
Lens Format CoverageFull-Frame
Angle of View74°
Minimum Focus Distance8.27" / 21 cm
Maximum Magnification0.26x
Optical Design8 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size52 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.5 x 1.8" / 63.5 x 45.7 mm
Weight8.82 oz / 250 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.755 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.3 x 4 x 3.65"
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