Easy to carry. Fun to shoot.
The NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 is an ultra-compact prime you can rely on with any Z camera in just about any situation. Its wide enough for street work, landscapes and interiors but tight enough for authentic portraits and candid shots. It has a fast f/2 maximum aperture that powers through low lighting, helps freeze fast action and separates your subject from the background with a beautiful bokeh effect. And it does all of this with clarity, consistency and brightness that’s all Z.
Great on any Z camera.
Sitting between two prized focal lengths, 35mm and 50mm, the NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 takes strong points from each. It captures natural-looking portraits and close-ups like a 50mm, but it’s also wide enough for shooting indoors, on the street or in a crowd like a 35mm. On an APS-C size/DX format Z camera, it has a field of view of 60mm*, another all-purpose focal length for everything from portraits to street photography.
Nothing weighing you down.
The NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 is so compact and lightweight—just 1.8 inches long and weighing 6 oz—you’ll forget it’s even there. It doesn’t extend or retract, so it’s always ready. Take it wherever you go as your main walk-around lens or as a lightweight second lens.
Make your subject stand out against a beautifully blurred background. The shallow depth of field of f/2 is enhanced by the lens’ 9 rounded blade diaphragm, creating a natural bokeh effect.
Get in close.
The NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 rewards you for getting in close to your subject. The lens’ beautiful bokeh is accentuated at closer distances, giving your subject almost three-dimensional separation.
The NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2’s quiet autofocus system greatly suppresses focus breathing to prevent angle-of-view shifts during recording. Make smooth iris adjustments with the click-less control ring to create a natural shift in brightness.