Close in on your favourite subjects with the NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8.
Whether you’re trying to capture the rich biodiversity of your local park or transforming your social feed, enter a world of expression with the NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8. Get up close and as quiet as you can be with a silent stepping motor (STM) with a minimum focusing distance of 0.16m – making it great for taking images of insects or pets in their natural element without startling them. Its short minimum focus distance and reproduction ratio of 1:1, unique to micro lenses, means you can capture life-sized details that are usually unnoticeable to the naked eye.
With a maximum aperture of f/2.81, enjoy greater image quality, even in dimly lit shooting environments. Its versatile focal length of 50mm allows you to capture a range of photography genres from macro to everyday life.
The NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 is great for all of life’s adventures. At about the same weight as a small juice box, at approximately 260g, it’s perfect for photographers who are constantly on the move. Durability is further enhanced from everyday weather conditions with its dust- and drip-resistant2 design. The addition of fluorine coat on the front lens element makes it easy to clean, which is great for nature photography, where pollen or water droplets may foul the lens.
Small and packed with nifty features, the NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 comes with a focus limit switch that makes focusing even quicker with a limited search range of 0.16m to 0.3m – great for fleeting moments, such as a bug resting momentarily on a leaf.
Easily check on your reproduction ratio and subject-to-lens distance with the lens’ retractable focus distance indicator to help present your subject in the right size ratio. Expand your options further with the ability to attach 46mm filters directly onto the lens for additional creative options and easily convert film images into digital images with the ES-2 film digitizer adapter via the accessory attachment point.
Experience three-dimensional expression that truly emphasizes your primary subject through sharp rendering and excellent bokeh. Utilising an ED lens element to suppress chromatic aberrations and an aspherical lens element to keep images sharp from edge to edge, the lens structure allows you to achieve beautifully unblemished shots from any distance.
1 At a shooting distance of infinity (∞). The effective maximum aperture is f/5.6 at a shooting distance of 0.16m.
2 Complete dust and drip resistance is not guaranteed in all circumstances.
Nikon Z mount
10 elements in 7 groups (including 1 ED element, 1 aspherical element, and a fluorine-coated front lens element)
Angle of view
FX format: 47° DX format: 31° 30‘
Front focusing system
Minimum focus distance
0.16 m ( 0.53 ft) from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
9 ( rounded diaphragm opening )
At a focus distance of infinity: f/2.8 to 22 At a focus distance of 0.16 m (0.53 ft): f/5.6 to 32
46 mm (P = 0.75 mm)
Approx. 74.5 mm/3 in. maximum diameter x 66 mm/2.6 in. (distance to end of lens from camera lens mount flange)
Approx. 260 g (9.2 oz )
Focus limit switch
Two positions: FULL (∞ to 0.16 m) and 0.3 m to 0.16 m
LC-46B Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap), HN-41 Lens Hood, CL-C1 Lens Case
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