AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G

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Add to Cart AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G
  • Compact normal AF-S lens
  • Exceptional depth-of-field control
  • Ideal portrait lens on DX-format cameras

Ultra-fast f/1.4 prime lens with advanced Nikon technologies

Expect outstanding image quality, edge-to-edge sharpness and high contrast at any aperture or focus distance (as close as 1.5 ft) with the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G. Its ultra-fast f/1.4 maximum aperture not only creates smooth, natural background blur (bokeh), but also offers great low-light performance. Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor (SWM) provides ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocus operation, and Super Integrated Coating (SIC) enhances light transmission for superior color.
Photo of champagne glasses shot using the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G lens

Exceptional background blur

Ultra-fast f/1.4 aperture and rounded 9-blade diaphragm

With a maximum aperture of f/1.4 and Nikon’s unique rounded 9-blade diaphragm, the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G renders a remarkably smooth, natural background blur (bokeh). This makes it an ideal lens for portraits—subjects can be isolated from their backgrounds for a dramatic composition.
Photo of a wedding cake shot using the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G lens

Versatile angle of view

Great for FX- and DX-format DSLRs

The AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G offers a classic, “normal” (50mm) angle of view when used on an FX-format DSLR or 35mm film camera. When used on a DX-format camera, however, it becomes an ideal portrait lens, approximating the moderate telephoto perspective of a 75mm lens on an FX-format DSLR or 35mm film camera. Close focusing to 1.5 ft extends versatility.
Silent Wave Motor

Silent Wave Motor

AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor, which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.


Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens.

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