Further Information

Press Release

NIKON DELIVERS THE AF-S NIKKOR 24MM F/1.4G ED: THE ULTIMATE WIDE ANGLE LENS

RRP: £1949.99/€2319.00

Sales start date: March 2010

Nikon today announces a class leading ultra-fast aperture wide angle lens, the AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.4G ED. Designed for professional reportage and landscape photography, the new lens features a ground-breaking optical design for Nikon's range of class leading FX-format DSLR cameras. 

Zurab Kiknadze, Product Manager Lenses, Accessories & Software, Nikon Europe says: "The new 24mm lens continues to strengthen Nikon's professional lens line up which already includes a range of award winning NIKKOR zoom lenses such as the AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED. The shallow depth of field and bright viewfinder image offered by this new fast aperture prime lens will appeal to many photographers, particularly in the photojournalism community."

New NIKKOR optical design

The AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.4G ED features a unique optical design which provides improved image quality, with minimal distortion and excellent edge to corner sharpness especially at wider aperture settings. The new optical system combines Nikon's exclusive anti-reflection Nano Crystal coat, ED glass and aspherical lens elements to deliver brilliant, high contrast image quality with minimised distortion and aberration. The f/1.4 aperture and nine blade rounded diaphragm contribute to render images with stunning NIKKOR trademark bokeh.

Discreet and Durable

The lens boasts a dedicated Silent Wave Motor for smooth and discrete autofocus operation, and is built to last with extensive use of magnesium in its construction, and weather and dust sealing, including around the mount. The AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.4G ED comes complete with dedicated secure fitting hood HB-51, and soft pouch.

 

Specifications

Focal length


24mm


Max/min aperture


f/1.4 / f/16


Lens construction


12 elements in 10 groups (with two ED glass and two aspherical lens elements, and Nano Crystal Coat)


Picture angle


84° (61° with Nikon DX format)


No. diaphragm blades


9 pcs. (rounded)


Closest focusing distance


0.25 m/0.82 ft


Filter/attachment size


77mm


Diameter x length


Approximately 83 x 88.5 mm


Weight


Approximately 620 g/21.9 oz

 

 


This article has more pages:

Photography News

Other site sections

News Forum

Canon EOS 1200D review now live

Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Find out what we made of Canon's latest entry-level DSLRImage: http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/whatdigitalcameracom/feed/rss/newsxml/~4/q0a_jPBnPzU ...


Buy BlackBerry Porsche PÂ’9982 $600/Sony Xperia Z2 $420/Apple iPhone 5C 32GB/Nokia XL

Sat, 5 Apr 2014

*FOR SALE! FOR SALE!! FOR SALE!!! Add us or send PM message for best sales offer now, Hurry,Offer Valid while stock last Note: This phone is...


Photo of the month for March winner announced

Thu, 3 Apr 2014

We are pleased to announce the the winner of the first 'photo of the month' competitionImage:...


Nikon D4S Review

Wed, 26 Mar 2014

Nikon D4S Review - The Nikon D4S sits at the top of Nikon's DSLR tree, aiming to offer everything that the professional photographer could need and...


Fujifilm X-T1 vs Nikon Df

Thu, 20 Mar 2014

We pit two of the hottest cameras on the market right now against each other in this head to headImage:...


More forum posts