Perspective that awakens the imagination.
The ultra-wide zoom. A travel and landscape photographers' go-to lens for establishing a sense of place and pushing perspective. Capable of scenic photography that's consistently sharp throughout the entire frame. Video so clean and smooth it rivals real life and elevates the look and feel of camera movement. And for the first time in a full-frame ultra-wide lens, the creative and practical flexibility of attachable filters. The possibilities are as wide-reaching as the 14-30mm field of view. This is a lens that embodies the spirit of Z.
A next-generation ultra-wide angle zoom
Breakthrough performance and capabilities
A compact 14 to 30mm zoom range with a fixed f/4 aperture and outstanding image quality. Experience edge-to-edge sharpness even when shooting wide open. Shoot stills or video in near-silence. This is an essential lens for travel, adventure, events, video and everything in between. Superior optical performance Impressive aberration correction—virtually zero flare, ghosting, coma or chromatic, spherical and axial aberration, even at the far edges of the frame. Plus dirt, dust and water-repelling safeguards.
A small lens for big ideas
14-30mm full-frame perspective
Smoothly go from an ultra-wide 14mm view to a more natural perspective of 30mm. Capture subjects less than a foot away with fully-immersive backgrounds and expansive vistas with detail and sharpness from corner to far-reaching corner. The NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S is perfect for adding depth and drama to stills and video and its outstanding portability makes it an ideal partner for compact Z series cameras. photo of ferns shot with the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Fixed f/4 aperture The large-diameter Z Mount gathers more light, especially at the frame edges. Shoot wide open while maintaining high image quality across the entire zoom range without affecting exposure. The 14-30mm f/4 exemplifies what's possible with NIKKOR Z lenses. product shot of the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens Space-saving design A retractable lens mechanism collapses the lens down to a mere 3.5 inches and locks it in place for safe and minimal packing.
Fixed f/4 aperture
The large-diameter Z Mount gathers more light, especially at the frame edges. Shoot wide open while maintaining high image quality across the entire zoom range without affecting exposure. The 14-30mm f/4 exemplifies what's possible with NIKKOR Z lenses.
A retractable lens mechanism collapses the lens down to a mere 3.5 inches and locks it in place for safe and minimal packing.
Smooth, quiet autofocus
Nikon’s Stepping Motor (STM) provides smooth, fast and quiet autofocusing. Where camera noise is an issue—weddings, ceremonies and in video production—STM is a silent partner.
Set the scene
An essential video lens
Create beautifully detailed establishing shots that draw the viewer in. Focus as close as approx. 11 inches for story-telling context in wide, tight interiors. This is an indispensable lens with an essential angle of view for serious videographers and filmmakers. The NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S's small, agile design feels as at home in a hand as it does in a rig. Either way, Z's advanced 5-axis VR (when used with Z cameras that feature in-camera VR) and additional electronic VR image stabilization effectively eliminate unwanted camera shake and vibration. The new quiet stepping motor ensures smooth, clean focusing; focus breathing has been virtually eliminated for a consistent view as you zoom in or out. Z system lenses grouping of 35mm, 50mm, 24-70mm, 14-30mm and Noct lenses The front line of an imaging revolution Next-generation Z design and optics Z lenses, perfectly matched to Z camera bodies, are designed with a sense of consistency that combines reliability and beauty with next-dimension optical performance for freedom in image creation. EXPLORE NIKKOR Z LENSES(VIEW IN A NEW WINDOW)
Customizable Control Ring
Can be used for manual focusing (default), aperture control (great for iris transitions during video recording) or exposure compensation.
Mount Type Nikon Z Mount
Focal Length Range 14 - 30mm
Zoom Ratio 2.1x
Maximum Aperture f/ 4
Minimum Aperture f/ 22
Maximum Angle of View(DX-format) 90°
Minimum Angle of View (DX-format) 50°
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) 114°
Minimum Angle of View (FX-format) 72°
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.16x
Lens Elements 14
Lens Groups 12
Diaphragm Blades 7
Nano Crystal Coat Yes
ED Glass Elements 4
Aspherical Elements 4
Fluorine Coat Yes
Super Integrated Coating Yes
AF Actuator STM (stepping motor)
Internal Focusing Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 11 in. (0.28m) from focal plane at all zoom positions
Focus Mode Autofocus, Manual
Filter Size 82mm
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 89 mm x 85 mm
Distance from camera lens mount flange when lens is retracted Based on CIPA guidelines
Approx. Weight 17.1 oz. (485 g)
Lens Type Zoom