No. 63
The AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-80mm f/3.3-5.6G

The zoom lens that set the standard for kit lenses with its minimalistic structure

Haruo Sato

The AI NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8S

No. 62
Zoom-Nikkor Auto 50-300mm f/4.5

—Zoom-Nikkor Auto 50-300mm f/4.5, the Beginnings of High-power Zoom—

Kouichi Ohshita

Zoom-Nikkor Auto 50-300mm f/4.5

No. 61
The AI Zoom-NIKKOR 50-135mm f/3.5S

The lens that predated AF systems and carried the early days of high-power zoom

Haruo Sato

The AI Zoom-NIKKOR 50-135mm f/3.5S

No. 60
The AI NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8S

The AI NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8S, a pancake normal lens

Kouichi Ohshita

The AI NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8S

No. 59
AI Nikkor 105mm f/1.8S

The fast, mid-telephoto lens constructed with the fewest lens elements

Haruo Sato

AI Nikkor 105mm f/1.8S
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No. 58
AI AF Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6D

The almighty normal zoom lens

Kouichi Ohshita

AI AF Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6D

No. 57
AI Nikkor 28mm f/2.8S

"Approachability"

Kouichi Ohshita

AI Nikkor 28mm f/2.8S

No. 56
The Auto NIKKOR WIDE-ZOOM 3.5-8.5cm f/2.8-4

Secrets behind the Birth of the World's First Concave-convex 2-group Zoom Lens

Haruo Sato

The Auto NIKKOR WIDE-ZOOM 3.5-8.5cm f/2.8-4

No. 55
AI Nikkor 18mm f/4

Can a compact ultra wide-angle lens excite popularity in the digital age?

Haruo Sato

AI Nikkor 18mm f/4

No. 54
Nikon Fun Fun LensSet, Part 2 (Gyogyotto 20, Dodotto 400)

Nikon's First Toy Lenses?

Kouichi Ohshita

Nikon Fun Fun LensSet, Part 2 (Gyogyotto 20, Dodotto 400)

No. 53
Ai AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

The Profound World of the Fisheye Lens

Haruo Sato

Ai AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

No. 52
Nikon's First Toy Lenses?

Nikon Fun Fun LensSet, Part 1 (Gugutto Macro/Fuwatto Soft)

Kouichi Ohshita

Nikon's First Toy Lenses?

No. 51
Nikon Soft Focus Filters Soft 1 and Soft 2

A Tribute to Soft Focus

Haruo Sato

Nikon Soft Focus Filters Soft 1 and Soft 2

No. 50
Focusing Unit and NIKKOR-Q Auto 400mm F4.5

The Star of the Tokyo Olympics

Kouichi Ohshita

Focusing Unit and NIKKOR-Q Auto 400mm F4.5

No. 49
Nikkor-S Auto 55mm F1.2

The challenge to develop a large-diameter f/1.2 lens

Haruo Sato

Nikkor-S Auto 55mm F1.2

No. 48
The Nikkor-Q Auto 200mm f/4

The beginnings of true wide-angle zoom lenses

Kouichi Ohshita

The Nikkor-Q Auto 200mm f/4

No. 47
The Ai Zoom Nikkor 35-200mm f/3.5-4.5S

Nikon's first high-power zoom lens

Haruo Sato

The Ai Zoom Nikkor 35-200mm f/3.5-4.5S

No. 46
Ai Zoom Nikkor 25-50mm f/4

The beginnings of true wide-angle zoom lenses

Kouichi Ohshita

Ai Zoom Nikkor 25-50mm f/4

No. 45
The NIKKOR-P.C 10.5cm f/2.5

The superior lens hidden in the shadows of more celebrated lenses

Haruo Sato

The NIKKOR-P.C 10.5cm f/2.5

No. 44
Nikkor-S Auto 50mm F1.4

The f/1.4 lens that became the standard in both name and reality

Kouichi Ohshita

Nikkor-S Auto 50mm F1.4

No. 43
The NIKKOR-Q.C 13.5cm f/4

"Occupied Japan" - the marque that postwar reconstruction

Haruo Sato

The NIKKOR-Q.C 13.5cm f/4

No. 42
The E 75-150mm f/3.5, a Nikon Series E lens

A popular lens that perpetuates the Nikkor spirit

Kouichi Ohshita

The E 75-150mm f/3.5, a Nikon Series E lens

No. 41
Ai AF Nikkor 85mm F1.4D (IF)

A standard portrait lens - and a Nikkor star performer

Haruo Sato

Ai AF Nikkor 85mm F1.4D (IF)

No. 40
Nikkor-S Auto 5.8cm F1.4

The first f/1.4 lens for use with the Nikon F series

Kouichi Ohshita

Nikkor-S Auto 5.8cm F1.4

No. 39
Ai AF Zoom-Nikkor 35-70mm F2.8S

The dawn of the large aperture zoom era

Haruo Sato

Ai AF Zoom-Nikkor 35-70mm F2.8S

No. 38
from Nikkor-S Auto 35mm f/2.8 to<New>Nikkor 35mm f/2.8

35mm f/2.8 lens - a history of improvements

Kouichi Ohshita

from Nikkor-S Auto 35mm f/2.8 to<New>Nikkor 35mm f/2.8

No. 37
W-Nikkor 3.5cm F2.5

Secrets of a popular standard lens

Haruo Sato

W-Nikkor 3.5cm F2.5

No. 36
Nikkor P·C 8.5cm F2

Legendary lens

Kouichi Ohshita

Nikkor P·C 8.5cm F2

No. 35
Ai AF VR Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED

Remove the camera shake! the lens incorporating a vibration reduction mechanism in optical system

Haruo Sato

Ai AF VR Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED

No. 34
NIKKOR-H·C 5cm F2

The lens encouraged the rebirth after the Second World War

Kouichi Ohshita

NIKKOR-H·C 5cm F2

No. 33
"Pikaichi" L35AF 35mm f/2.8

Nikon lens incorporated in compact camera

Haruo Sato

"Pikaichi" L35AF 35mm f/2.8

No. 32
Ai AF DC Nikkor 135mm F2S

Medium telephoto lens pursuing high-quality defocusing

Kouichi Ohshita

Ai AF DC Nikkor 135mm F2S

No. 31
Ai Nikkor ED 200mm F2S (IF)

Press photographer's favorite lens that witnessed a number of world records

Haruo Sato

Ai Nikkor ED 200mm F2S (IF)

No. 30
Ai Nikkor 135mm F2

High-speed medium telephoto lens

Kouichi Ohshita

Ai Nikkor 135mm F2

No. 29
W-Nikkor·C 2.5cm F4

Small but piquant

Haruo Sato

W-Nikkor·C 2.5cm F4

No. 28
Ai AF Nikkor 28mm F1.4D

An lens inheriting the concept of the Noct NIKKOR

Kouichi Ohshita

Ai AF Nikkor 28mm F1.4D

No. 27
Ai Nikkor 35mm F1.4S

Fastest 35mm lens

Kouichi Ohshita

Ai Nikkor 35mm F1.4S

No. 26
Ai Micro Nikkor 55mm f/2.8 (Latter Part)

Micro Nikkor - history of development, behind-the-scenes story and tradition

Haruo Sato

Ai Micro Nikkor 55mm f/2.8 (Latter Part)

No. 25
Ai Micro Nikkor 55mm F2.8 (First Part)

Micro Nikkor - history of development, behind-the-scenes story and tradition

Haruo Sato

Ai Micro Nikkor 55mm F2.8 (First Part)

No. 24
Converter lenses for COOLPIX 4300

Designed to expand the shooting range of COOLPIX

Kouichi Ohshita

Converter lenses for COOLPIX 4300

No. 23
AI AF Nikkor 80mm F2.8S

Dawn of a new era; the day that changed SLR systems

Haruo Sato

AI AF Nikkor 80mm F2.8S

No. 22
COOLPIX 4300

User-friendly digital camera for a wide range of customers

Kouichi Ohshita

COOLPIX 4300

No. 21
Nikkor-T 10.5cm F4

Very affordable lens where Nikkor soul dwells

Haruo Sato

Nikkor-T 10.5cm F4

No. 20
Nikkor Auto 20mm f/4 from <New> Nikkor-UD Auto 20mm f/3.5

Ultra wide angle lens directed for an ultra compactness

Kouichi Ohshita

Nikkor Auto 20mm f/4 from <New> Nikkor-UD Auto 20mm f/3.5

No. 19
Nikkor-S·C 8.5cm F1.5

Mr. KIMURA, Ihei's "right-hand man"

Haruo Sato

Nikkor-S·C 8.5cm F1.5

No. 18
AF Zoom-Micro Nikkor ED 70-180mm F4.5-5.6D

World's first AF Zoom-Micro lens

Kouichi Ohshita

AF Zoom-Micro Nikkor ED 70-180mm F4.5-5.6D

No. 17
<New> PC-Nikkor 28mm F4

Looking for the skill on a large format camera

Haruo Sato

<New> PC-Nikkor 28mm F4

No. 16
AI Noct Nikkor 58mm F1.2

An aspherical surface got over sagittal coma flare

Kouichi Ohshita

AI Noct Nikkor 58mm F1.2

No. 15
<New> Zoom Nikkor 28-45mm F4.5

The world's first genuine wide-angle zoom lens "pioneers' dream"

Haruo Sato

<New> Zoom Nikkor 28-45mm F4.5

No. 14
NIKKOR-N Auto 24mm F2.8

The first lens equipped with the close-range-correction mechanism

Kouichi Ohshita

NIKKOR-N Auto 24mm F2.8

No. 13
<New> Reflex-Nikkor 500mm F8

"Little lens, big step"

Haruo Sato

<New> Reflex-Nikkor 500mm F8

No. 12
NIKKOR-H Auto 2.8cm F3.5

This tale covers the AI AF Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6D, a normal zoom lens with a high zoom ratio.

Kouichi Ohshita

NIKKOR-H Auto 2.8cm F3.5

No. 11
NIKKOR-H 300mm F2.8

Dream "3, 2-8 lens" long-awaited by press photographers

Haruo Sato

NIKKOR-H 300mm F2.8

No. 10
AI Nikkor ED 180mm F2.8S

Made the ED lens more accessible

Kouichi Ohshita

AI Nikkor ED 180mm F2.8S

No. 9
NIKKOR 13mm F5.6

The world's widest angle of field

Haruo Sato

NIKKOR 13mm F5.6

No. 8
W Nikkor 35mm F2.5

Amphibious (on land and underwater) lens for NIKONOS

Kouichi Ohshita

W Nikkor 35mm F2.5

No. 7
NIKKOR-N 5cm F1.1

The roots of Noct-Nikkor : the gaussian (gauss-type) super-fast lens

Haruo Sato

NIKKOR-N 5cm F1.1

No. 6
OP Fisheye-NIKKOR 10mm F5.6

The world's first aspherical SLR lens and orthographic projection fisheye lens

Kouichi Ohshita

OP Fisheye-NIKKOR 10mm F5.6

No. 5
AI Nikkor 105mm F2.5

Best-selling mid-range telescopic lens

Haruo Sato

AI Nikkor 105mm F2.5

No. 4
Zoom-NIKKOR Auto 43-86mm F3.5

Japan's first compact and low-price standard zoom lens with practical use

Kouichi Ohshita

Zoom-NIKKOR Auto 43-86mm F3.5

No. 3
W-Nikkor 3.5cm F1.8

Symmetric high-speed, wide-angle lens

Haruo Sato

W-Nikkor 3.5cm F1.8

No. 2
AI Nikkor 50mm F2

Workhorse type normal lens

Kouichi Ohshita

AI Nikkor 50mm F2

No. 1
NIKKOR-O 2.1cm F4

Symmetrical wideangle lens that has been passed on to this day

Haruo Sato

NIKKOR-O 2.1cm F4