20mm f/3.5 Skopar SLII

  • FX coverage
  • AI-S plus chipped for modern Nikons
  • Manual focus only
  • 9 elements in 6 groups, one aspherical element
  • 9-blade aperture diaphragm
  • smallest aperture is f/22
  • 52mm filter ring
  • 8" (.2m) minimum focus
  • 1.1 x 2.5" (28.8mm x 63mm) long, diameter
  • 7.2 ounces (205g) weight
  • optional LH-20 lens hood
  • US$550

Thom's Mini Review: There's always space in my FX bag for this lens. It's compact and highly capable. I've never been disappointed in the optical results I get with this lens, especially stopped down a bit. Indeed, I'm reminded of Galen's love of the 20mm f/4 Nikkor: small and competent. It's the best 20mm for FX I know of at the moment. Recommended

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