A Review of the Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8 G Lens

A 35mm lens with a wide aperture is useful for a wide array of applications ranging from events coverage to portraiture and more. Nikon offers an affordable budget version of such a lens, the AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8 G, and this fantastic video review takes a look at the kind of performance you can expect from it in practice. 

Coming to you from Christopher Frost, this great video review takes a look at the Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8 G lens. Though it is quite affordable at under $200, the 35mm f/1.8 comes with a variety of useful features, including:

  • One aspherical element for reduced spherical aberrations and distortion and increased sharpness
  • Super Integrated Coating for reduced flares and ghosting and increased contrast
  • Silent Wave Motor for quick and quiet autofocus with rear focusing design to ensure quicker focus speeds
  • Full-time manual focus override
  • Rounded seven-blade diaphragm for smoother bokeh

Altogether, the AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8 G looks like an impressively sharp lens given its highly affordable price, making it a great option for a variety of applications or even just as a backup lens. Check out the video above for Frost’s full thoughts. 


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