Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Prime
lens with 1" max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Nikon 1
What type of photography is the Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f1.8 Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f1.8 lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Fast Aperture
| Minimum focus distance of 0.2m / 7.9 inch
| Light weight at only 70g / 2.5 oz
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Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 is compatible with cameras that have a Nikon 1 lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon 1 lenses are Nikon 1 J5, Nikon 1 S2 and Nikon 1 J4.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 has a maximum diameter of 56mm and total length of 36mm. It weighs 70g / 2.5 oz.
Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 has a filter thread of 41mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8:
Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 has a fixed focal length of 19mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 51.3mm when used on a 1" format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.12x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.2m. 0.12x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 has a max aperture of F1.8 and a minimum aperture of F11.0.
Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8's optical formula consists of 8 elements in 6 groups .
Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 doesn't come with a lens hood.
Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8 is available in Black, White and Silver color.
Popular Comparisons of Nikon 1 18.5mm f1.8
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