FX-format wide-angle lens with 28mm focal length and fast f/1.8 aperture.
A great choice when you want to capture a wide perspective, this lens is ideal for shooting in tight indoor spaces, photographing stunning vistas, or for capturing cityscapes and street scenes.
An excellent match for high-resolution D-SLRs, the optical design delivers beautifully rendered images and movies. The fast f/1.8 aperture enables sharper shots in low light, and perfectly balances sharpness and bokeh.
FX-format wide-angle lens with 28 mm focal length (42 mm when used with a Nikon DX-format SLR).
Fast f/1.8 aperture: enables beautifully smooth bokeh, sharper shots in low light and a bright viewfinder image.
High-performance optical design: delivers sharp, beautifully rendered images to support the performance of high-resolution D-SLRs.
Two aspherical lens elements minimize aberrations and correct the distortion that can occur with a wide angle of view.
Nano Crystal Coat effectively reduces ghost and flare.
Silent Wave Motor (SWM) allows quiet and accurate AF operation.
Two focus modes are available: M/A (autofocus with manual override) and M (manual focus).
Lightweight and compact body.
Weather-sealed metal lens mount.
Bayonet lens hood and lens pouch included.
11 elements in 9 groups (including 2 aspherical lens elements and lens elements with Nano Crystal Coat)
Angle of view
75° (53° with Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance
0.25 m/0.82 ft (from focal plane)
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Filter attachment size
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approximately 73 x 80.5 mm/2.9 x 3.2 in.
Approximately 330 g/11.6 oz
67 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-67, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-64, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-0915