Nikon 45mm f/2.8 Ai-P Review Round-Up

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Photo Zone

The Nikkor Ai-P 45mm f/2.8 may be a cute lens but it is also a very serious performer with very high resolution, marginal distortions, moderate CAs and quite well-controlled vignetting. The build quality is very good. The problem may be that today it represents an answer to a question which was asked long ago. f/2.8 is not exactly fast for a normal lens so the more common f/1.4 and f/1.8 variants tend to make more sense … at lesser costs. So at the end of the day the meaning of the lens lies in its extremely small form factor. But damn, it is so cute.   Read Full Review

Other Nikon 45mm f/2.8 Ai-P Reviews

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An outstanding compact, manual-focus lens in the normal focal-length range that will meter on all Nikon SLRs, including the N80 and N65. It is beautifully made, and performs as handsomely as it looks. Read Full Review

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