Fast FX-format prime lens with bright f/1.8 aperture and classic 35 mm focal length.
Offering a strong combination of classic focal length and aperture speed, this versatile and lightweight lens is ideal for street photography and environmental portraiture, as well as broad landscapes.
The 35 mm focal length creates timeless, compelling images, while the fast maximum aperture of f/1.8 enables beautifully smooth bokeh and clear low-light shots. With optics designed to accommodate high-resolution sensors and a remarkably portable build, this lens gives you the freedom to capture diverse scenes in all their brilliance.
Fast 35 mm FX-format prime lens (52.5 mm when used with a Nikon DX-format SLR): Offers a medium wide-angle perspective that’s ideal for street photography, environmental portraiture, and landscapes.
Classic aesthetic: Shoot timeless, compelling images. The 35 mm focal length is a great option when you want to capture the surroundings without sacrificing subject intimacy.
Fast maximum aperture of f/1.8: Enables beautifully smooth bokeh, distinctive subject/background separation, faster shutter speeds, clear shots in low light, and a bright viewfinder image.
Superb optical performance: Point light sources are reproduced with minimal sagittal coma flare. Optical construction employs one ED glass element and one asperical lens element for crisp, brilliant images.
High-resolution images: Designed to accommodate today’s high-resolution sensors, this lens yields amazing clarity and contrast throughout the frame, enabling stunning photos and HD videos.
Compact and lightweight: Significantly lighter and more compact than its professional counterpart, this lens offers the portability you need.
SWM (Silent Wave Motor): For quiet and accurate autofocus.
Minimum focus distance: 0.25 m.
Two focus modes: M/A (manual-priority autofocus) and M (manual focus).
11 elements in 8 groups (including 1 ED lens element, 1 aspherical lens element)
Angle of view
63° (44° with Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance
0.25 m (0.82 ft) from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Filter attachment size
58 mm (P = 0.75 mm)
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approx. 72 mm maximum diameter x 71.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
Approx. 305 g (10.8 oz)
58mm snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-58, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-70, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-0915