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Nikon Nikkor 50mm F/1.8 Series E AIS Manual Focus Lens {52}

KEH Model# 220910
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm F/1.8 Series E AIS Manual Focus Lens {52}
Cond. Notes Price Qty
Excellent

The rating of the equipment is at 80 to 89 percent of original condition. Shows moderate wear for the age of the item, with the possibility of small dings or blemishes. Glass may have slight blemishes but will not affect picture quality.

With Caps
$99.00
Excellent

The rating of the equipment is at 80 to 89 percent of original condition. Shows moderate wear for the age of the item, with the possibility of small dings or blemishes. Glass may have slight blemishes but will not affect picture quality.

$89.00
Bargain

Priced to sell, the rating of the equipment is at 70 to 79 percent of original condition. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality.

With Caps
$62.00
Bargain

Priced to sell, the rating of the equipment is at 70 to 79 percent of original condition. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality.

$56.00
Ugly

The look only a photographer would love. "UGLY" means equipment is rough, with multiple impressions in metal, excessive finish loss and brassing. Glass will have marks, fungus and/or haze which will affect picture quality

$39.00
* Item pictured for illustrative purposes only, actual item not pictured. See ‘Notes’ next to grade for included items.

Description

DETAILS

The Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 Series E AIS is a manual focus normal lens for Nikon SLR (Single Lens Reflex) 35mm film cameras.  It's useable on basically all Nikon 35mm film SLRs bodies and many digital Nikon SLR bodies*.  Series E lenses use the very same optical glass and feature the same rugged Nikon bayonet mount as regular Nikkor lenses; the only difference is that they have been pared down in size, weight and price as a starter lens.

The 50mm f/1.8 Series E was originally released in 1979 as a more affordable yet high quality standard lens for cameras such as the Nikon EM and Nikon FG.  The Series E lenses have proven to be as sharp capable optics particularly popular with students and black & white shooters.  The lens produces a 46° (diagonal) angle of view and is often referred to as a 'normal' lens because it's field of view roughly matches the human eye and is not considered wide angle or telephoto but rather in-between.

The lens is an especially good choice for anyone learning photography. The f/1.8 aperture allows experimentation with shallower depth of field and shooting in lower lighting. The fixed focal length forces a photographer to think more concretely about the compositional and perspective effects of physically moving the camera rather than complacently relying on a zoom mechanism to change framing. It's also an especially affordable way for a photographer to experience the level of sharpness and contrast possible from higher end lenses.

Key Features

  • 50mm manual focus 'normal'/'standard' lens for Nikon cameras
  • Sharp high quality optic
  • An ideal student lens
  • 46° angle of view (diagonal)
  • f/1.8 maximum aperture is bright, great for available light photography
  • f/1.8 maximum aperture produces shallow depth of field
  • Stops down to F/22 for additional depth-of-field
  • light at only 135 grams
  • Uses popular 52mm size filters

Available accessories include thw HR-4 hood, CL-30S hard case, 52mm filters.

*Consult camera user manual, the more fully compatible bodies feature an AI (Automatic Indexing) 'aperture follow tab'.


Additional Information

General
Brand Name Nikon
Manufacturer Part Number 1230
Optics
Focus Type Manual focus (only)
Lens Mount Nikon F Mount Ai-S
Lens Type Standard / Normal
Max Focal Length 50mm
Min Focal Length 50mm

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