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Nikon AF Nikkor 14mm f/2.8D ED 35mm Primes

5 star rating
                      5 / 5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $1549.00


  • Camera Format35 mm SLR
    Lens TypeZoom Lens
    Focal Length14mm
    Lens Max Aperturef/2.8
    Min Aperturef/22
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Macro LensWithout Macro Lens
    MountNikon
    Closest Focusing Distance8 in
    Picture Angle114 degrees
    Groups / Elements14 Elements in 12 Groups
    Diameter3.4 in
    Length3.3 in
    Weight23.6 oz
    MPN1925
    Product ID20724052

Product Description

This high-performance, ultra-wide-angle lens is ideal for interiors, dramatic cityscapes or compelling photojournalistic images even in low light. With its 114-degree picture angle and f/2.8 fast aperture, this lens offers a dramatic angle of view in demanding situations. Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass and two aspheric lens elements ensure superior image quality and compact design. Built-in rear filter holder accepts gelatin filters.


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by vidcon a Expert from Buffalo, NY USA

Date Reviewed: April 11, 2002

Strengths:    Weight, sharpness, & flare control.

Weaknesses:    Price and a lens cap (soft leather) that is very difficult to put on without touching the front element.

Bottom Line:   
A great ulta wide angle lens. I like it better than my 15mm f3.5 Nikkor. Better
flare control and lighter. Sharp images!

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Price Paid:    $1200.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   Nikon 15mm f3.5 AIS, Nkon 18mm f3.5 AIS, Nikon 20mm f2.8 AIS

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Francesco Rizzuto a Expert from Calgary Alberta, Canada

Date Reviewed: September 13, 2001

Strengths:    Linear image, special effects possible by tilting and manipulating the lens, sharpness, contrast, build quality, flare control.

Weaknesses:    No hard case included,no hard cap included either. Would have liked bayonet filters as opposed to gel.

Bottom Line:   
This is one fantastic wide angle. Superb edge to edge sharpness, great contrast, great flare control. I considered buying the Nikkor 15 3.5 but I felt the capabilities of my F5 are better exploited with the 14 2.8. If your in the market for an ultra wide look no further, plus it is very solidly made.

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Similar Products Used:   Nikkor 15mm 3.5, Nikkor 20mm 2.8.



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by STEVEN FISCHER a Expert from SEATTLE WA. 98072

Date Reviewed: August 20, 2001

Strengths:    SHARP, CONTRASTY, LOW FLAIR COMPAIRED TO SIGMA AND TAMRON.

Weaknesses:    REAR GEL FILTERS, THIS LENS SHOULD HAS HAS BAYONET FILTERS SIMILAR TO THE NIKON 16MM 2.8D LENS. NIKON STATED TO ME IN AN E-MAIL THAT PHOTOGRAPHERS PERFERRED GEL FILTERS DUE TO THE VARIETY AVAILABLE.

Bottom Line:   
EXPENSIVE BUT WORTH IT. THE BEST ULTRA WIDE ANGLE LENS AVAILABLE. I WISH IT DID NOT TAKE GEL FILTERS AS I FIND THEM HAD TO HANDLE WITH OUT SCRATCHING. IF YOU AGREE PLEASE WRITE OR E MAIL NIKON YOUR VIEWS.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $1500.00

Purchased At:   MAIL ORDER

Similar Products Used:   NIKON 16MM 2.8D, NIKON 20-35MM F2.8D,

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Gary Cook a Intermediate from Seattle

Date Reviewed: July 19, 2001

Strengths:    Very wide field of view, 114 degrees. Sharp

Weaknesses:    No possible front protective U/V filter.
Expensive
Cumbersome lens cap/cover.


Bottom Line:   
The most excellent wide angle lens I have ever used. Teriffic!

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $1399.00

Purchased At:   B&H Photo in NYC

Similar Products Used:   17-35 f/2.8 ED AFS
16 f/2.8 Fisheye


Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by eric carleson a Intermediate from seattle

Date Reviewed: February 16, 2001

Strengths:    solid build, seems smaller then the sigma 14 I used to use. but I never had them side to side so I really can't say one is smaller then the other. great optical quality.

Weaknesses:    the glass is ibviously big on a lense of this sort so one must be aware of the direction of the light coming into the lense.

Bottom Line:   
solid. looks cool. matchs a F5 perfectly. nice handheld feel. I have had this lense for about 2 months now and probably used about 50-60 rolls on this lense alone. I have never had a problem yet, except one might say it is alittle contrasty.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $1300.00

Purchased At:   friend

Similar Products Used:   sigma HSM 14mm. (great lense no problems, I just perfer to keep as much of my gear the same brand as I can. it's just one of those weird things about me) I also use a 16mm nikon fisheye alot, but I can't really say that lense should be compared to this lense for they are of completly different sorts.

Type of photography:   Sports



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