- Stepping motor for fast, accurate, smooth, and quiet autofocus
- Customizable smooth control ring
- Aspherical lenses minimize coma and other types of lens aberrations
- Close focus distance of just over half a foot
Street smart with a classic look
Introducing a special edition, classic designed 28mm prime lens. One of the Z system’s smallest, lightest full-frame primes. Get excellent image quality with its street smart 28mm perspective—42mm on DX cameras (35mm equivalent) and fast f/2.8 max aperture. This is the lens for being spontaneous.
On a DX-format Z camera like the Z fc or Z 50, the NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE) performs like a 42mm (35mm equivalent). That’s a great all-purpose view for videos, snapshots, portraits—just about anything. On a full-frame Z camera, it delivers a classic 28mm view, the perspective of choice for street photography, architecture, interiors and situational portraits.
Special edition design
A shout out to the Nikon lenses of the ‘80s, the NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE) brings a touch of classic style to any Z camera. The unique knurling around the control ring is based on Nikon design drawings from that period—a lovely balance of form and function. The typeface and NIKKOR logo echo the era, completing the classic look.
Nothing weighing you down
The NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE) is so compact and lightweight, you’ll forget it’s even there. A classic compact prime, it doesn’t extend or retract, so it’s always ready. Take it wherever you go as your main walk-around lens or as a lightweight second lens.
Get in close
With a close focusing distance of 0.63 feet (0.19 meters), NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE) rewards you for getting close to your subject. The wide perspective and deep depth of field let you incorporate more background information into your videos and stills.
Shoot after hours
The larger Z mount draws even more low-light performance from the wide f/2.8 aperture. Capture the mood of dimly lit situations with clarity and sharpness.
A classic 28mm is an outstanding video lens. The NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE) greatly suppresses focus breathing to prevent angle-of-view shifts during recording. Make smooth iris adjustments that create a natural shift in brightness. And all the while, the dual stepping motors are operating in near silence to preserve your audio integrity.
The multi-focus difference
Traditional primes focus by moving one group of lens elements with one motor. The NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE) divides that work between two focus groups and two high-speed, ultra-quiet stepping motors moving in sync with each other—a first for a non S-line Z lens. This multi-focus system focuses faster, but it also reduces distortion at the frame edges and close range scenes.
The smooth control ring can be customized for the way you shoot. Use it for precise manual focusing or to adjust aperture, ISO or exposure compensation.
|Minimum Focus Distance
|7.6" / 19.2 cm
|Maximum Magnification Ratio
|9 Elements in 8 Groups
|Angle of View
|Dimensions (Ø x L)
|2.9 x 1.7" / 71.5 x 43 mm
|5.7 oz / 160 g