Nikon has introduced the $300 Nikkor Z 40mm f/2 Extremely-Compact prime lens. The corporate claims the brand new optic will present extraordinary bokeh and unbelievable picture high quality for each video and nonetheless images, all in a really tiny bundle.
Nikon says that many creators have advised it that they need extraordinarily small lenses with quick apertures to go with the light-weight Z sequence mirrorless cameras, and the brand new 40mm f/2 will ship on that request in a lens that it says is nice for journey, road pictures, and on a regular basis use.
The corporate says that the 40mm f/2 prime lens is flexible and can be utilized on any of the Nikon Z sequence full-frame or DX (Crop sensor) format cameras since it’s sufficiently small to sit down discretely on a Z 50 or Z fc, however nonetheless appropriate when paired on a Z6 II or Z7 II for customers in search of one thing gentle and compact as a “walk-about” lens. It’s price noting that when paired with a DX system the lens is equal to 60mm, making it an important focal size for portraits.
The brand new lens is constructed with six parts in 4 teams and includes a nine-blade electromagnetic diaphragm for exact aperture management and steady exposures throughout steady capturing. That is all packed right into a lens physique that’s only one.8 inches in size and weighs simply 170 grams, making it a lens you possibly can really carry in your pocket. The corporate boasts the f/2 aperture will give spectacular low-light efficiency whereas offering distinctive bokeh for nice separation between the topic and the background of the photographs.
Moreover, the lens includes a quick 0.96 foot (0.29 meter) minimal focusing distance making it appropriate for capturing merchandise, meals, and drinks that require a “top-down” setup. On high of this, the brand new 40mm f/2 lens can be weather-sealed to forestall mud and water from coming into the lens, options an built-in management ring that may be custom-made to regulate a number of settings, and the main target motor adjusts easily and quietly additional proving its utility for video shooters.
Beneath are some pattern photos captured with the brand new 40mm f/2 ultra-compact prime lens:
The brand new Nikkor Z 40mm f/2 ultra-compact prime lens will likely be accessible to order later this fall for $300.