Nikon has finally presented NIKKOR Z 26MM f/2.8the extremely light “pancake” lens of the Z series, e NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 of the S-Line lens range.
The new Nikon NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8 lens
This wide-angle lens is extremely versatile thanks to the focal length of 26mmat the minimum focus distance and to the lenses NIKKOR Zallowing photographers to capture unique and unforgettable shots.
In addition, it is very light, counting a weight about 125g it’s a length of only 23.5mmbut also robust, with a metal lens mount and dust- and water-tight sealing of the lens barrel and all moving parts.
The Nikon NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8 lens is suitable for a multitude of activities: shooting street photography, landscapes, interiors and much more. The wide Z-Mount bayonet combines perfectly with the excellent f/2 maximum brightness aperture, ensuring excellent results in low light. Also there focus is sharpallowing the camera to be used as close as 20 cm from subjects.
Ultimately, the pancake goal is great for videosthanks to the wide field of view and the reduced variation focus breathing of the target.
“This brilliantly versatile fixed focal length pancake lens may be the slimmest in our current product line, but in the usual purely NIKKOR Z build. Its compact size and solid performance make it an attractive candidate for photographers who want a companion unobtrusive and an excellent walking lens. It represents a great investment and is an excellent addition to any kit,” he said Zurab KiknadzeProduct Manager di Nikon Europe.
NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 S
NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 S is the lens perfect for portraitswith a magnificent light gathering ability of the Z-Mount bayonet, offering brightness and detail incredible.
This tool has the power to masterfully reproduce skin tones and the smallest details, offering a realistic effect. Furthermore, thanks to the shallow depth of field and thesoft bokeh effectthe images become almost three-dimensional.
It is probably the bokeh effect that is the icing on the cake of this lens, ensuring naturalness, uniformity and eliminating aberrations such as flare, reflections and ghosting.
The autofocus is extremely accurate and allows photographers to shoot at an aperture of f/1.2 and work with a circumscribed plane of sharpness. Don’t underestimate the customization of the controls, which are also easy to reach.
Finally, the chassis is robust and extensively sealed, to ensure users can work safely in dusty places or in bad weather conditions.
“This 85mm portrait lens is a landmark in our growing and outstanding range of f/1.2 NIKKOR Z lenses,” said Kiknadze.
“With its ultra-wide aperture and incredible resolving power, this is the kind of lens the Z mount was made for. It’s always difficult to judge based on specifications alone, but I’m very excited to see the amazing work the experts in the trade will produce with this lens in the years to come.”
For more information, we refer you to the official Nikon website.