- Ultra-Wide-Angle Versatile Zoom
- Vibration Reduction automatically compensates for camera shake
- Power Zoom: Zoom with precision and consistency
- Designed carefully considering dust/drip-resistant performance
The Nikon Z DX 12-28mm f/3.5-5.6 PZ VR Lens is a versatile ultra-wide-angle power zoom lens that allows you to create beautiful and immersive content. It is specifically designed for Z series cameras, offering the widest APS-C size/DX format zoom lens available. Whether you're shooting videos or photos, this lens provides sharp, image-stabilized results even when recording from arm's length. With its remote zooming capabilities, you can easily capture the perfect shot, even when you're in front of the camera. This lens is small, lightweight, virtually silent, and incredibly versatile, making it an essential addition to your kit.
An essential lens for creators
For creators, the NIKKOR Z DX 12-28mm f/3.5-5.6 PZ VR is an essential tool. At 12mm, it offers an immersive and dramatic wide-angle view, making it ideal for various shooting scenarios such as gimbals, tabletop vlogging, handheld shooting, tight spaces, landscapes, and group shots. At 28mm, it provides a more natural view, making it great for zooming in, food shots, everyday shooting, street photography, and even portraits.
Power Zoom: Zoom with precision and consistency
The power zoom feature of this lens allows for precise and consistent zooming. It adds a high-end touch to your videos with smooth power-assisted zoom transitions. You can choose from 11 different speeds, ranging from slow and subtle to nearly instantaneous. The zooming process is smooth, fluid, and free from jumpiness. It maintains stability throughout the entire sequence, and all zooming occurs internally thanks to the linear drive, ensuring silent operation.
Convenient zoom control options include the Lens Zoom Ring, Camera Magnification Buttons, MC-N10 Grip (sold separately), ML-L7 Bluetooth® Remote (sold separately), smartphones with the SnapBridge App, and computers with NX Tether.
VR image stabilization keeps shots steady
The NIKKOR Z DX 12-28mm f/3.5-5.6 PZ VR also features VR image stabilization, providing 4.5 stops of built-in optical VR (Vibration Reduction). This counteracts shakiness, resulting in steadier videos, sharper photos, and improved low-light performance.
With a close focusing distance of just 11 inches, this lens allows you to capture fine details of subjects such as jewelry, food, crafts, and makeup. It is lightweight, compact, and easy to carry, making it the perfect companion for lightweight APS-C size/DX-format cameras like the Z 30, Z 50, and Z fc.
Lightweight, Compact - Ideal for gimbals and handheld grips
If you're into vlogging or using gimbals and handheld grips, the NIKKOR Z DX 12-28mm f/3.5-5.6 PZ VR is ideal for you. Its small form factor and wide-angle view are optimized for handheld vlogging and gimbal use, providing the flexibility and freedom you need to create stunning content.
Built for everyday use
Designed for everyday use, this lens offers dust- and drip-resistant performance with a sealing that prevents dust and water droplets from entering the lens. While it provides thorough dust- and drip-resistance, it's important to note that it may not be guaranteed in all situations or under all conditions.
The NIKKOR Z DX 12-28mm f/3.5-5.6 PZ VR is part of Nikon's growing lineup of lenses specifically tailored for content creators. It incorporates various technologies, including the Internal Zoom Mechanism, Power Zoom, Aspherical Lens, Vibration Reduction, ED Glass, IF Lens, and Electromagnetic Diaphragm Mechanism. These technologies work together to deliver exceptional performance, ensuring a constant center of gravity, smooth and responsive zooming, reduced aberrations, improved image stability, and accurate aperture control.
|35mm Equivalent Focal Length
|Yes, up to 4.5 Stops
|Minimum Focus Distance
|7.5" / 19 cm
|Maximum Magnification Ratio
|12 Elements in 11 Groups
|Angle of View
|99° to 53°
|Dimensions (Ø x L)
|2.8 x 2.5" / 72 x 63.5mm
|7.2oz / 205g