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.