Angle of view: 62° (usable angle of view 78°)
Aperture range: f/2.8~f/32
Filter thread: 52mm
Introduced: May 1968
Weight: 11.8oz (335g)
In May 1968, this newly-developed Perspective Control lens replaced the earlier 35mm f/3.5 shift-Nikkor. This new faster version has a scalloped focusing ring and finely ridged aperture and aperture preset rings. A silver-coloured screw on the side is used to shift the lens. The apertures are partially engraved in colour, and a millimetre scale with 12 graduations indicates the displacement of the lens. 12 notches at increments of 30° around the optical axis are used to set the angle of rotation.