Nikon 50mm f1.4D is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (FX) mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Nikon 50mm f1.4D lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon 50mm f1.4D is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.4D Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.4D lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Very Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
Nikon 50mm f1.4D is compatible with cameras that have Nikon F (FX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D3500.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon 50mm f1.4D has a maximum diameter of 65mm and total length of 43mm. It weighs 230g / 8.1 oz.
Nikon 50mm f1.4D has a filter thread of 52mm.
Nikon 50mm f1.4D has a fixed focal lenght of 50mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 75mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 50mm f1.4D 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).
Alternatively, you can check the Tamron 45mm F1.8 Di VC USD in Nikon F (FX) mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Maximum Magnification Ratio
Nikon 50mm f1.4D has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.15x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.45m. 0.15x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Nikon 50mm f1.4D has a max aperture of F1.4 and a minimum aperture of F16.0.
Nikon 50mm f1.4D's optical formula consists of 7 elements in 6 groups .
Nikon 50mm f1.4D doesn't come with a lens hood but there is an optional lens hood with a part code of HR-2 that you can order separately.
Nikon 50mm f1.4D is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Nikon 50mm f1.4D
Here is the eight most popular comparisons of Nikon 50mm f1.4D amongst Camera Decision readers.