Nikon has introduced the Nikkor DX 24mm f/1.7 lens, a quick aperture, compact prime for its Z-mount APS-C cameras that guarantees to deliver bokeh to the DX format for $280.
The brand new 24mm f/1.7 Nikon’s first prime lens for the APS-C Z-mount and is being positioned as able to offering creators the flexibility to each create blurred backgrounds and enhance low gentle efficiency.
“The standard of the out-of-focus space, often known as the bokeh, is exclusive to quick most apertures and permits customers to dramatically emphasize their topics in still-life and portrait pictures,” Nikon says. “The brand new 24mm f/1.7 additionally allows the seize of lovely, high-resolution photographs and video in dimly lit situations, by permitting extra gentle to enter the lens.”
The lens is small and measures 2.8 by 1.6 inches and weighs 540 grams. Nikon says that the 24mm focal size was chosen due to it versatility: the corporate says it’s preferrred for all kinds of scenes together with tabletop photographs, portraits, and landscapes.
The 24mm f/1.7 encompasses a development of 9 parts organized into eight teams, which incorporates two aspherical parts. The lens has an aperture vary of f/1.7 by f/11 by way of a seven-bladed diaphragm. It encompasses a minimal focus distance of 0.59 toes (about seven inches), has a most replica ratio of 0.19x, and has a most angle of view (in DX format) of 61 levels. The entrance filter measures 46mm.
The lens options guide and autofocus choices (there is no such thing as a swap to maneuver between these modes although, so it must be toggled from the digicam’s menu) and the autofocus is pushed by a stepping motor (STM). Nikon doesn’t go into extra element on the precise motor, however does point out that it allows quiet autofocusing efficiency that’s appropriate for photographs and movies.
On that notice, Nikon says that the lens was designed with consideration for the suppression of focus respiratory, and the lens allows easy focusing with much less change within the angle of view, even when the main focus level modifications throughout video recording.
Beneath are just a few pattern photos taken with the lens, offered by Nikon:
The Nikkor Z DX 24mm f/1.7 lens is ready to be accessible in mid-June for $279.95.