Nikkor 28mm f3.5

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Nikkor 28mm f3.5 manual focus prime lens

Focal Length: 28mm.
Maximum Aperture: f/3.5.
Min Aperture: f/22
Optics: 6 elements in 6 groups, multicoated.
Diaphragm: 7 blades
Filter Size: 52mm
Close Focus: 1′ or 0.3m

This is my Nikkor 28mm f3.5 manual focus prime lens. (picture of lens to come)
It is one of my more recent acquisitions so I have yet to take it out for too much testing at this time. This lens covers 35mm full frame and is an old film lens. It displays some vignette when shot wide open as exhibited in test shots bellow along with a small amount of distortion. It is quite acceptably sharp on the Pixel dense 36mp a7r sensor and I find the bokeh quite pleasing for a reasonably wide angle lens though you can see a swirl to the out of focus area in the fifth photo of the flowers. This lens to me displays qualities of that classic Nikon signature rendering I see from work shot with classic nikkor primes. I really must take it out for some more thorough field testing in the future.

Here are some general test shots mounted on my Sony A7r:
(as usual click on images to see larger and sharper)

Nikkor 28mm f3.5 on Sony A7r

Nikkor 28mm f3.5 on Sony A7r

Nikkor 28mm f3.5 on Sony A7r

Nikkor 28mm f3.5 on Sony A7r

Nikkor 28mm f3.5 on Sony A7r

Nikkor 28mm f3.5 on Sony A7r

Nikkor 28mm f3.5 on Sony A7r

Nikkor 28mm f3.5 on Sony A7r

Nikkor 28mm f3.5 on Sony A7r

Nikkor 28mm f3.5 on Sony A7r

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