Nikon Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 AIS

Nikon Nikkor  24mm f/2.8 AIS
24 mm
manual focus prime lens
f/2.8

reviewswhat are people saying

"A few quick extras: bokeh is buttery and beautiful, colors are rich and contrasty, near focus goes to just a few inches, the focus ring feels great and has a very long throw, the barrel is straight and compact, and it has a nice balance on a mid-size DSLR."

"This is great anywhere a 28mm lens would do, only a little more so. Actually, the 4mm makes a stark difference. The lens is very sharp and shows little distortion in normal use."

"On my D300, I mostly shoot in aperture-priority mode, so the lack of auto-focus doesn't bother me. I'll even go one step further: it is a good thing that this lens is not AF because it forces you to think about how you're casting foreground against background."

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

This lens is compatible with Full frame cameras such as the Nikon D610, Nikon D800 and Nikon D810.

Nikon D610
73.6°
horizontal angle of view
24mm
35mm equivalent focal length

APS-C (1.6x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.6x crop factor) cameras such as the Nikon D3200, Nikon D5200 and Nikon D7100.

Nikon D3200
51.6°
horizontal angle of view
37mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Nikon 24mm f/2.8 AIS vs other Nikon FX lenses

Prime lens Prime lens Help
Typically very sharp
Length Quite short Help
46 mm
Weight Very light Help
290 g
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm

Cons

The Nikon 24mm f/2.8 AIS vs other Nikon FX lenses

Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
24 mm
Zoom range Below average zoom range Help
1x
Focus motor Lacks a silent focus motor Help
Louder and slower
Auto focus Manual focus only Help
Focus yourself

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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24 mm
Max focal length
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24 mm
below average below average
Zoom range
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1x
below average below average
Magnification
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Unknown

Aperture

Wide minimum
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f/2.8
Wide maximum
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f/22
Tele minimum
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f/2.8
Tele maximum
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f/22

Features

Auto focus
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No
below average below average
Focus motor
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None
below average below average
Image stabilization
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None
below average below average
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Nikon FX
Length
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46 mm
above average above average
Diameter
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64 mm
Filter size
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52 mm
Weight
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290 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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73.7°
above average above average
Telephoto horizontal
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73.7°
below average below average
Wide vertical
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53.1°
above average above average
Telephoto vertical
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53.1°
below average below average
Wide diagonal
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84.1°
above average above average
Telephoto diagonal
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84.1°
below average below average

Angle of view (On Nikon DX APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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52.4°
Telephoto horizontal
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52.4°
Wide vertical
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36.4°
Telephoto vertical
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36.4°
Wide diagonal
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61.2°
Telephoto diagonal
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61.2°
below average below average

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