A few shots with the Nikon 50mm f/1.2 AI-S

Panos Voudouris
4 min readDec 15, 2022

I was writing this story about the Nikon F3 and realised that pretty much all the photos I used were shot with the 50/1.2 AIS. So…here’s a mini review of this little gem.

Looking good

The specs

This is the fastest F-mount lens Nikon made, along with the 58/1.2. It is also one of the fastest 50s you can buy for a very modest amount of money used (got mine for under £300)…