Nikon Announces Fastest 1 NIKKOR Lens Yet: 32mm f/1.2

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Nikon Announces Fastest 1 NIKKOR Lens Yet: 32mm f/1.2
Newest addition to Nikon 1 system, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm lens, offers
superior resolution and incredible depth of field to Nikon 1 shooters

Mississauga, ON, May 14, 2013 – Today, Nikon Canada introduced the 1
NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens, a fast medium-telephoto offering for
photographers who appreciate the speed and portability of the Nikon 1
system. With a fixed focal length of 32mm and a maximum aperture of
f/1.2, it is the fastest lens in the ever-expanding 1 NIKKOR lineup.
Ideal for portraiture, the 32mm f/1.2 is capable of rendering
breathtaking images that capture every detail.

“With the release of the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens, the 1 NIKKOR lens
lineup now offers a total of nine options for photographers seeking the
ideal harmony of performance and portability,” said Gregory Flasch,
National Advertising and Communications Manager at Nikon Canada. “With
an unwavering focus on empowering users to express their creative
vision, Nikon is committed to providing them with lens options that make
the most of the capabilities and performances offered by the Nikon 1
system.”

The 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens (86mm equivalent in 35mm format) enables
brilliant sharpness and is able to resolve intricate details in
portraits such as hair, eyes and eyelashes, while also allowing for
strategically precise image blur and bokeh. From flattering portraits to
still-life art, this fast lens gives users the ability to shoot with
confidence in challenging light and emphasize a primary subject combined
with a skillfully blurred background for a dramatic yet natural
separation.

Additionally, core NIKKOR lens technologies have been carried over to
the 1 NIKKOR series. The 32mm f/1.2 is the first 1 NIKKOR lens to be
equipped with a Silent Wave Motor (SWM), a manual focus ring and a Nano
Crystal Coat – all traditional staples of the NIKKOR line. Utilizing
the Close-Range Correction System, the lens is able to provide
high-resolution, realistic textures and minimal aberration, even during
close-up shooting. The autofocus with manual override (M/A) mode allows
the user to manually focus during autofocus operation for intuitive and
fine adjustments while shooting. The lens sports an elegant and portable
design while Nikon’s exclusive Nano Crystal Coat effectively reduces
instances of ghost and flare for optimal image quality.

Price and Availability
The 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens is scheduled to be available on June 13,
2013 at Authorized Nikon Canada Dealers at a Manufacturer’s Suggested
Retail Price (MSRP) of $949.95.

Exclusive Canadian Warranty
Nikon Canada offers an exclusive two-year warranty for all Nikon 1
CX-format cameras, and an exclusive five-year warranty for all Nikon 1
NIKKOR interchangeable lens systems purchased from an Authorized Nikon
Canada Dealer. Nikon Canada also offers a two-year warranty for all
COOLPIX digital cameras and select digital SLR cameras purchased from an
Authorized Nikon Canada Dealer.

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