The Nikon NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 is a manual focus compact wide-angle lens similar to the Nikon NIKKOR 24mm f/2.8. Besides their focal lengths, the NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 and NIKKOR 24mm f/2.8 only differ in minimum focus distance (0.7 ft for NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 and 1 foot for NIKKOR 24mm f/2.8) and maximum angle of view (74 degrees for NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 and 84 degrees for NIKKOR 24mm f/2.8). The NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 still sports the same maximum aperture of 2.8 and Close Range Correction system as other lenses in this line.
The NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8's 28mm focal length, 0.7ft minimum focus distance and 74 degree maximum angle of view make it a camera lens best suited for landscape and general photography use. Its maximum aperture of 2.8 allows the NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8 to perform well in low-light and natural light conditions while allowing for faster shutter speeds than smaller apertures. Additionally, the NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8's Close Range Correction system allows it to produce higher quality images at close ranges.
- Close Range Correction (CRC) system
- Close-up to approx. 0.7 ft (1:2 reproduction ratio)
- Focal length: 28mm
- Maximum aperture: 2.8
- Minimum aperture: 22
- Lens construction: 8 elements in 8 groups
- Compatible formats: FX, DX, FX in DX crop mode and 35mm film