From 2 July 2011, you'll be able to get your hands on Nikon's latest 50mm fast aperture lens. Priced at £199.99, the 50mm standard Nikkor f/1.8 lens will be useful in low-light situations or when you want to create a shallow depth of field.
Zurab Kiknadze, Product Manager Lenses, Accessories & Software, Nikon Europe said: "The new 50mm is an ideal second lens for curious DSLR enthusiasts wanting to venture beyond the kit lens and explore the creative possibilities that a fast aperture can offer, including effects such as blurred backgrounds in portraiture."
The lens, which weighs 185 grams, features a dedicated Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and a weather-sealed metal mount. The 50mm lens is compatible with Nikon FX-format DSLRs as well as offering a 75mm (equivalent) focal length when used with Nikon DX-format DSLRs.
The lens is supplied with a lens hood and a soft pouch.
for more information, or view sample photos on Nikon's blog