I purchased my 35 f/2 a number of years ago when I'd just moved to digital and to mount on my D80 as a normal lens. It was a great walkaround lens for a number of years even after upgrading to my D300. I often carried as well as my 85 f/1.4 AFD around towns on vacation. I used it as a true tourist lens. Later I upgraded to my D700 and much more expensive pro-grade glass, covering 35mm several ways. Moreover, I found myself preferring 24mm more often. In reading the reviews, you notice the 35 ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D
I currently own a Nikon D90 and I wanted a 50mm standard lens like I have for my Nikon FE film SLR. Instead of buying the dedicated 35mm f1.8 DX lens I purchased this lens as it allows me to use it on the the FE and as well as the D90. The results are fantastic, quick focusing (On the D90 anyway) smooth and quiet operation and there is a focus distance window allowing you to perform accurate hyperbolic manual focusing. The lens is compact and light weight and does not take up too much room in ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
This is a great and sharp lens, but the problem is, that once a year, you will have to take it to Nikon to get oil cleaned of the aperture lamellae. If you don't - the oil will cause drag, and stop down too slowly, and all photos (except the ones taken wide open of course) will be over exposed. The smaller the aperture you have chosen, the more the images will be over exposed. This is a known error to this lens. Nikon i Denmark (sort of like Bangladesh) denies any knowledge about this issue. ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
i feeled strange when i mount it to my D7000,so tight. If you have FX, mybe not bad,wide angle ,small size....., if you have DX and won't change to FX in 2 years, pls don't buy this, should DX lens , don't be hesitating. Problems: ring hit hand. focus noisy also.View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
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