Nikkor 20mm f2.8D 

  • FX coverage
  • Autofocus (no in-lens focus motor), rear focus
  • 12 elements in 9 groups
  • 7-blade rounded aperture diaphragm
  • smallest aperture is f/22
  • 62mm filter ring
  • 10" (0.25m) minimum focus; 1:8.3 maximum reproduction ratio
  • 1.7 x 2.7" (42.5 x 69mm) long, diameter
  • 9.5 ounces (270g) weight
  • caps
  • US$625
  • Model Number 1913
  • Announced pre digital era


Thom's Mini Review: A paradoxic lens. It performed well in the film days, poorly in the DX digital days, but seems to perform decently on FX DSLRs. Many of the wide angle zoom lenses outperform it, though, so you really only want this is you're looking for a small lens.

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