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Nikon Nikkor 24mm F/2.8 AIS Manual Focus Lens {52}

Nikon Cameras
KEH Model# 220774
Grade Notes Price Qty
$119.00 $109.00


Nikon Nikkor 24mm F/2.8 AIS Manual Focus Lens {52} Description


The Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 AIS is an wide-angle prime manual focus lens for F-Mount Nikon SLR camera bodies an one of the most popular 24mm lenses around.

The lens produces a generous 84° (diagonal) field of view on FX format cameras. Compared to a 28mm lens it produces a 10° wider view. The 24mm f/2.8 AIS uses a rectilinear lens design which renders straight lines unlike fisheye lens designs, which curve images much more. The 24mm f/2.8 AIS is able to exaggerate the size of subjects close to the lens, forcing  perspective with a striking impression of three-dimensionality, stretching out the apparent space between foreground and background, without distracting fisheye distortion. The rectilinear design and wide field of view make the 24mm f/2.8 AIS a good lens choice for photography of landscape, scenery, and architecture.

The optical design uses 9 multi-coated elements in 9 groups in a CRC (Close Range Corrected) design which uses floating lens elements to maintain maximum sharpness from infinity all the way down to the close focus distance of .3m (12 inches). The CRC system and ample depth of field allow you place a flower or other object in the foreground and still have a great landscape in the background.

Originally released in 1981 the 24mm f/2.8 AIS as an update to the popular Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 Ai the two lenses are very similar and share the same .3m close focus but the older AI model has 80° longer focus throw and lacks compatibility with the Shutter Priority and Program autoexposure modes on the Nikon EM, FA, FG and later bodies.

The fixed focal length results in a very compact lightweight yet bright lens ideal for travel whether you're backpacking on a trail or trying to save space in your flight carry-on.  The 24mm f/2.8 AIS is an absolutely perfect matching companion wide-angle lens for Nikon cameras such as the the FA, FG, F3, FM2, FE2.  It's useable on basically all Nikon 35mm film SLRs bodies and many digital Nikon SLR bodies*.

Key Features

  • Bright manual focus wide-angle lens
  • Broad 84-degree field of view (diagonal)
  • Excellent sharpness, contrast & color
  • Close Range Correction (CRC) ensures sharpest images at all distances
  • f/2.8 maximum aperture
  • Bright viewing, even under dim light conditions
  • Renders beautiful pleasing out of focus areas
  • Compact design
  • Classic Nikon color coded depth of field scale
  • Infra-red focus mark
  • Mechanical aperture control allows use on broad range of cameras and adapters
  • Uses the popular 52mm filter size

Available accessories include the HN-1 Lens Hood, CL-30S Case,and 52mm filters

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

KEH Specifications

  • Focal Length: 24mm
  • Aperture Maximum: f/2.8
  • Aperture Minimum: f/22
  • Camera Mount Type:  Nikon F
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 0.3m
  • Elements/Groups: 9/9
  • Diaphragm Blades: 7
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Dimensions: 2.2" x 2.5"
  • Weight: 9 oz / 250 g


General information

Manufacturer Part Number 1416
Manufacture GTIN 018208014163
Brand Name Nikon
Product information
Lens Construction
9 Elements in 9 Groups
Product Line
Maximum Aperture Fixed
Filter Attachment Diameter
  • 52 mm
Lens Type
  • Wide Angle
Lens Type Wide-angle

Technical Information

Fixed Focal Length 24 mm
Max Aperture f/2.8

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Nikon F Mount Ai-S