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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G is Nikon’s answer (after many years) to Canon’s lock on f/1.4 at 35mm, though Nikon has long had a manual focus 35mm f/1.4 AI-S.

The Nikon 35/1.4G ED goes to great pains to maximize image quality, with the excellent Nano Crystal Coat for reduced flare and better color rendition, ED lens elements for color aberration correction, and aspheric elements to correct other aberrations.

Nikon 35mm f/1.4G

A “G” lens with no aperture ring

My biggest disappointment with the new Nikon 34/1.4G is that it is a “G” lens, which means that it cannot be used on Canon with a mechanical lens adapter, thus reducing its versatility for those of us that shoot both Nikon and Canon. But most users won’t be concerned with this.

Specifications

Per Nikon.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G ED specifications
Focal length 35mm (nominal)
Maximum aperture f/1.4
Minimum aperture f/16
Lens construction 10 elements in 7 groups, nano crystal coat, 1 aspherical element, rear focus
Angle of view 63° (44° with Nikon DX format)
Maximum reproduction ratio 1:5
No. of diaphragm blades 9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size 67mm
Diameter x length (from lens-mount flange) Approximately 83 x 89.5 mm
Weight Approximately 600 g/21.2 oz
Supplied accessories LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
LC-67mm Snap-on Front Cap
HB-59 Bayonet Lens Hood
CL-1118 Semi-Soft Case
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MTF chart (modulation transfer function

The MTF chart suggests a lens with very high performance (relatively speaking) at f/1.4, which bodes well for performance when stopped down 1-3 stops.

The MTF curve also suggests that field curvature is well controlled, a topic explained in Making Sharp Images.

MTF for Nikon 35mm f/1.4G

Conclusions

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The 35/1.4G arrived in late December 2010, and a review will appear soon in DAP.

Where to buy and related gear

You can get the Nikon 35/1.4G at B&H Photo, thank you for using links on this site when you buy links.

See also my list of recommended Nikon gear and lenses, as well as the gear pages.

Learn more about Nikon lenses

For in-depth reviews of lenses that fit Nikon cameras, subscribe to Diglloyd’s Advanced Photography (DAP) and/or the Guide to Zeiss ZF / Zeiss ZE Lenses.

DAP is not just about lenses, it’s about cameras and technique and making better images, written to be approachable by beginner’s, but valuable to professionals. New material is constantly being added, so subscribe now!

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