The Nikon 24mm F/1.4 G ED AF-S lens is an ultra fast wide angle lens for FX cameras. It features a sturdy metal build and Nikon's SWM (Silent Wave Motor) drive that makes for fast and virtually silent focusing. The lens design contains two aspherical elements and two of Nikon's Extra Low Dispersion elements that make for results with much more sharpness and contrast while wide open. The lens also takes advantage of Nikon's Nano-Crystal coating.
This lens features a very fast maximum aperture of f/1.4 which is great for ultra low-light situations and allows more background blur than typical 24mm lenses. This lens is great for architecture, landscape, nature, and street photography.
The AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED IF is a standard wide-angle lens employing Nikon's reputable features making it an asset to any photographer. The AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED IF furnishes extraordinary optical performance and rendering characteristics are maximized with the use of two aspherical lens elements and two extra-low dispersion glass elements to correct chromatic aberration. The lens employs twelve elements in ten groups, 84° viewing angle, 0.82 feet close focusing distance and 77mm filter thread.