First impressions of the 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8

Started Nov 2, 2012 | Discussions thread
blank_ Regular Member • Posts: 248
Re: First impressions of the 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8

myzel wrote:

blank_ wrote:

the lens looks very decent overall and reasonably priced, but I'd prefer a pancake design closer to 10/2.8 in size.

I like the size of the lens in combination with my V1. Not to small and not to big, just right for the way I hold the camera.

I just checked the full frame nikkor 50/1.8 which is only 39mm and since it has a recessed front element, the optics are actually shorter. It might be that the lens is longer because of the VR.

 blank_'s gear list:blank_'s gear list
Canon EOS 5D Nikon 1 V1 Canon EF 35mm F2.0 Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM +2 more
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