Nikkor AF-S 28mm f/1.8G Thomas, June 2012

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28mm f/1.8G verdict

The Nikon 28/1.8G is a good lens but it's not cheap. Indeed the price is perhaps the biggest disappointment for potential buyers of this lens. The performance is pretty good but you need to stop down to f4.0 or even f5.6 for the sharpest results across the frame, and if your sample is like mine you'll also need to correct for a focus-shift as the aperture is closed to get flawless performance. Overall it is a worthy addition to the current offering of short primes, but its flaws prevent our top award; I can however still award it a Recommended rating.




Good points
Very good image quality when stopped down.
Lovely bokeh.
Weather sealing.
Quiet AF operation.

Bad points
Strong focus shift as aperture closed.
A bit pricey for the performance.



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