Pair the AF 50mm f/1.4D lens with your Nikon camera for excellent photographic results. This lens's 50mm focal length makes it an superb choice for portraits and all-around picture taking. A maximum aperture of f/1.4 lets you use faster shutter speeds to "freeze" moving subjects. It's perfect for shooting crystal clear photos indoors — without using a flash.

Product Highlights:

  • 50mm f/1.4 standard lens
  • compatible with all Nikon digital and film SLR cameras
    • This lens has no internal focusing motor. Autofocus not compatible with some Nikon camera bodies. Consult your camera manual for details.
  • effective focal length:
    • 50mm with full-frame digital or 35mm film cameras
    • 75mm with APS-C sensor cameras
  • ideal for portraiture and everyday use
  • minimum focus distance: 18 in.
  • minimum aperture: f/16
  • lens construction: 7 elements in 6 groups
  • multi-coating reduces flare and ghosting
  • attachment/filter size: 52mm
  • lens is 2-1/2" in diameter, 1-11/16" long
  • weight: 9 oz.
  • warranty: 5 years with Nikon registration
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Supplied Accessories:
  • front and rear lens caps

Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D Reviews

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50mm Prime

Written By AlfredoM, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, September 09, 2015

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Used it the same day it arrived. Reminded me of the old days when prime lens was all I used. Loved the simplicity and boken I was able to obtain. Like always my order was shipped quickly and received in perfect condition.

Pros: Aperture ring, Sharp focus, lovely boken...

Cons: None

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What's in the box?

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  • 50mm f1.4D AF Nikkor lens
  • LC-52 Front lens cap (installed)
  • LF-1 Rear lens cap (installed)
  • Instruction Manual (English/ French/ Spanish/ + 5 other languages)
  • Warranty form
  • Product Registration sheet
  • Nikon Extended Warranty offer

Features and Specs

Brand Compatibility Nikon
Image Stabilization No
Focal Length 50mm
Maximum Aperture f/1.4
Weight 8.1 ounces
Parts Warranty 5 Years w/registration
Labor Warranty 5 Years w/registration

Product Research


Overview: This item is an AF Nikkor 50mm, f/1.4D standard lens. It is an ideal first lens, perfect for full-length portraits, travel photography, or any type of available-light shooting. The lens operates with all Nikon interchangeable-lens SLR models.


  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/1.4
  • Minimum Aperture: f/16
  • Picture Angle: 46°
  • Distance Scale: Graduated in meters and feet from 0.45m (1.75 ft) to infinity
  • Aperture Scale: f/1.4 to f/16 on both standard and aperture-direct-readout scales
  • Type of Mount: Nikon F-bayonet type
  • Filter Diameter: 52mm
  • Lens Construction: 7 elements in 6 groups
  • Physical Dimensions:
    • Diameter: 2.257"
    • Length: 2.069"
    • With Lens Caps: 2.589"
  • Weight: approximately 8.1 ounces

Warranty Terms: Nikon offers a 1-year parts and labor warranty on this lens. An additional 4-year Extended Service Coverage is available at no charge if you register the product with Nikon within 10 days of purchase.

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