Nikon has just revealed their latest gem for photographers and videographers – the NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.4. This new lens is versatile, lightweight, and it shines in both photography and videography. Offering fantastic sharpness and performance under natural light, it’s an exciting addition for anyone passionate about capturing the world around them.

This 35mm full-frame prime lens is not only compact and fast, but it also offers flexibility with its classic perspective, making it ideal for street photography, travel reportage, or events. Plus, it works wonders for shooting videos. Photographers and videographers alike will appreciate the lens’s ability to work with natural light and its handy lightweight build.

What makes this lens particularly special is its f/1.4 aperture, a first for Nikon Z lenses. This feature is perfect for capturing large, soft bokeh effects and shooting in low-light conditions without sacrificing sharpness. It allows for faster shutter speeds to freeze action while still maintaining brightness, making it a great tool for various creative endeavors.

In street photography, every moment counts. The NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.4 lens, with its quick and smooth autofocus, ensures you catch the perfect shot every time. Its close focusing distance of just 0.27m enables you to capture sharp details or record videos even in tight spaces. This lens’s build quality is impressive, with careful sealing that allows photographers to explore without worrying about the weather.

Zurab Kiknadze, a Product Manager at Nikon Europe, sums it up well: ‘We’re excited to unveil the new 35mm f/1.4 lens, a timeless focal length beloved by photographers for its versatility and natural perspective. This addition to our range of Nikon Z full-frame prime lenses is designed to inspire creativity, helping photographers tell their stories with beautiful, expressive images. It’s more than just a lens—it’s a gateway to artistic exploration.’

With the NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.4, you get a lens that offers not just flexibility but also high performance. Whether you’re chasing changing light or need precise control over depth of field and bokeh, this lens delivers. Weighing just 415g and with all moving parts carefully sealed, it’s built to be both portable and durable.

In essence, the NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.4 is a must-have for those who want a reliable and high-performing lens that excels in both photography and videography. Its lightweight and versatile design make it perfect for capturing life’s rich tapestry in stunning detail and clarity.

By Peter Browne

Peter Browne is an extraordinary photographer journalist whose lens captures the essence of life's most significant moments. With a profound passion for storytelling and a keen eye for detail, Peter has mastered the art of blending photography and journalism, creating powerful visual narratives that leave a lasting impact on viewers.