Nikon 50mm f/1.8G AF-S Standard Lens

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Every photographer needs a quality 50mm lens and the Nikon AF-S 50mm is an ideal choice. Perfect for portraiture and casual snaps, it gives you enough control over your shooting for just about any situation.

Key benefits:

  • A 50mm focal length gives you the versatility to take the shots you want, when you want.
  • Priority autofocus and manual focus modes give you pinpoint control over your photos.
  • The SWM (silent wave motor) gives you fast, smooth and quiet autofocus so you can get on with capturing stunning images.
Angle of View Information The amount of the scene the lens can take in
"Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 31°30' Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) 47°"
Autofocus Motor Information Built-In autofocus engine to supplement your camera
Camera Type
Digital SLR
Diaphragm Blades Information The amount of blades used to create the aperture
L52.5 x Dia.72mm
Eligible for International Delivery
Equivalent Focal Length Information Focal length when viewed through cameras with a cropped sensor
Filter Thread (mm) Information Section inside the front that allows accessories like filters and hoods to be attached
58 mm
Focal Length Information The distance from the sensor and the optical centre of the lens when focused to infinity
50 mm
Image Stabilisation Information Irons out blur and shake, so your shots are super-sharp
Lens Elements Information Amount of glass pieces that make up the lens
Lens Groups Information Amount of compounds that make up the lens
Lens Mount Information Type of camera fitting
Nikon F
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
Maximum Aperture Information Measures the lens' light exposure and, thus, depth of field
f/ 1.8
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
0.15 x
Minimum Aperture Information Measures the lens' light exposure and, thus, depth of field
f/ 16
Minimum Focus Distance Information The closest you can get to your subject without losing focus
1.48 ft. ( 0.45 m)
Model name / number
Nikon 50mm f/1.8G AF-S Standard Lens JAA015DA
Sensor Format
Tripod Collar Information Sometimes called a lens collar, this accessory lets the lens be mounted on a tripod
Weight Information Unpackaged weight


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  • UK delivery

    Standard delivery within 5 working days
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  • International delivery not available


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