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Nikon 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm F/1.8 Lens for Mirrorless Cameras (White)

  • Designed For Nikon 1 CX-Format Mirrorless Camera

  • Provides a Normal Angle of View

  • Equivalent to 50mm in 35mm Format

  • Ultra-Fast Maximum Aperture

  • Excellent Low-Light Capability

  • Shallow Depth of Field

  • Minimum Focus Distance is 8.4"

SKU: 26296

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Expand your creative horizons with the 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8 lens. Designed for use with the Nikon 1 System cameras, this is the fist f/1.8 lens in the lineup. With a fast ultra-wide aperture it is ideal for a broad range of shooting and filming situations. Scenes shot in low light come out sharp with deep colors and beautiful details. Create portraits with softly blurred backgrounds. Or achieve macro-style shots with focus capabilities as close as 8.4 inches. The 18.5mm (50mm equivalent in 35mm) gives a perspective very similar to what you see with your eyes.


Greater capabilities, new inspiration.

photo of the 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8 lens
So many spectacular views appear when the light is fading—dramatic sunsets, the final inning of play, an evening stroll in the city or a warm moment around a campfire. The 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8 lets you capture those low-light moments exactly as you see them. Its ultra-wide f/1.8 aperture delivers remarkably bright photos and videos with beautifully blurred backgrounds (what the pros call bokeh) and its 18.5mm fixed focal length (equivalent to a 50mm lens in 35mm format) mimics what we see with our eyes. From casual snapshots to creative close-ups, every image will be true to your memory of the moment.
photo of a woman at night, in low light, on a pier

Fast f/1.8 maximum aperture

The speed of a lens describes its maximum aperture—the larger the aperture, the more light it lets in and, therefore, the faster the lens. With a maximum aperture of f/1.8, the 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8 is a very fast lens. This speed opens up new opportunities for low-light and high-speed shooting so you can capture brilliant shots while the light is waning. But that's not all. When shooting at f/1.8, your photos and videos have extremely shallow depth of field—your subject will be in perfect focus, but its background will be softly blurred. Use that effect to create flattering portraits, to draw attention to a particular area in your shots and much more.
photo of a flower in focus with other flowers and petals out of focus due to shallow depth of field

Focus as close as 8.4-inches from your subject

Combine 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8's speed and depth of field control with an enhanced close focusing capability (just 8.4-inches), and you can get more creative than ever. Change your perspective—get close to a flower blossom for a stunning macro-style shot. Set your aperture to f/1.8, then bring the flower petals into crystal-clear focus while the surroundings fade into a soft, beautifully blurred texture. The 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8 gives you creative freedom from any distance.
photo of desserts, an iced raspberry tart and iced blueberry tart

Build a versatile lens system

1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8 is the sixth lens in our growing 1 NIKKOR lineup and an excellent addition to every photographers bag. As a second lens, it gives you enhanced low-light, a fast f/1.8 aperture and close-up shooting capabilities. Pair it with the 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm, and cover a broad focal length range: from standard to telephoto. With each new lens you add to your bag, you'll find exciting new ways to express your creativity.

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 26296
Warehouse Location No
Color White
UPC/EAN 0018208033249
Manufacturer Part Number 3324
Condition New
Camera Technology Digital
Focal Length Fixed/Prime
Focus Type Auto
Lens Type Standard
Manufacturer Nikon
Maximum Aperture f/1.8
Mount Type Nikon 1
What's in the Box
  • LC-N40.5 Front Lens Cap
  • LF-N1000 Rear Lens Cap