NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena


Beauty That Reaches Every Corner

Take your artistry to the edge with the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena, a 135mm prime unlike any before it. Astonishing edge-to-edge clarity. Dreamlike circular bokeh. A focal length treasured for portraits, still life, cinema and landscapes. All with superlative craftsmanship and performance optimized for wide-open shots. Plentiful. Abundant. Extraordinary. This is the Plena.

Product Description

Groundbreaking Peripheral Illumination

The NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena’s innovative design delivers more light to the edges and corners of the frame across the entire aperture range—uniform brightness that invites viewers to explore every inch of your creation.


Wide Open Without Vignetting

With so much light reaching the corners of your frame, you won’t have to stop down your aperture to prevent vignetting—it’s already minimized by design.


A Lens Only Nikon Could Create

The extra-wide diameter of Nikon’s Z mount allows for a larger curved rear element that projects light evenly across a full-frame image sensor.


Exquisite Foreground and Background Bokeh

Add spectacular drama and style to your photos and videos with large, round bokeh that spreads across the entire frame, right to the edges.


Smooth, Natural Gradation

Sharp details melt away into dreamlike orbs that gracefully envelop the focal plane.


Stunning Without Stopping Down

An 11-rounded-blade aperture gives the bokeh its beautiful near-circular shape even at its widest setting of f/1.8


Pure Color and Sharp Edges

Advanced SR and ED glass lens elements produce bokeh free of onion rings and color fringing.


Astonishing Precision and Clarity

Combine soft shallow depth of field with breathtaking high resolution. The delicate textures of skin and hair are meticulously rendered with lifelike nuance, free from chromatic aberrations.


Point Light, Totally On-point

City lights and stars are captured with refined brilliance across the entire frame, giving nighttime photos and videos an unparalleled level of clarity.


Cut Through the Glare and Flare

Nikon’s most advanced anti-reflective coatings, Meso Amorphous Coat and ARNEO Coat, are combined to overcome the harshest light coming from multiple directions.


Fast, Accurate and Near-silent Autofocus

Nikon’s Multi-Focus System uses dual STM stepping motors moving in sync for enhanced precision, especially when shooting wide open. The ultra-fast system also operates in near-silence, so you can track moving subjects without mechanical noises or vibrations.


Add a New Dimension to Your Footage

With smooth, responsive, quiet handling and a manageable 995 g total weight, the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena can bring extraordinary depth and richness to your 8K and 4K footage.


Smooth, Precise Focus Pulls with Minimal Breathing

Linear focus is available in either rotation direction when using compatible Z series cameras, and your framing remains remarkably consistent even when moving focus from the foreground to the background.


Power Aperture Makes It Easy To Maintain Your Lighting

Use the clickless control ring or your camera’s Fn1 and Fn2 buttons to smoothly, steplessly open and close the aperture, allowing you quickly to respond to lighting changes beyond the reach of Auto ISO.


An S-Line NIKKOR Z Lens

At the top of the NIKKOR Z lineup are special lenses developed in pursuit of a higher level of optical performance—lenses that push the boundaries of traditional design, meet a higher standard of quality and enable new forms of image creation.


Premium Handling & Craftsmanship

  • Premium weather sealing: Extensively sealed against dust and moisture.
  • 82mm filter ring: Use a wide range of readily available filters.
  • Smooth manual focus ring: Can be set to either rotation direction, linear or non-linear.
  • Assignable Fn button: Carefully placed for easy reach during vertical or horizontal shooting.
  • Engraved name: A sophisticated touch befitting this one-of-a-kind lens.
  • Clickless control ring: Smooth and precise. Can be assigned to control aperture, ISO, exposure compensation and more.

Mount Type: Nikon Z Mount

Focal Length: 135mm

Maximum Aperture: f/ 1.8

Minimum Aperture: f/ 16

Format: FX

Maximum Angle of View (DX-format): 12°

Maximum Angle of View (FX-format): 18°10′

Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 0.2x

Lens Elements: 16

Lens Groups: 14

VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization: Achieved with in-camera sensor-shift VR when used on a Z series camera with in-body VR.

Diaphragm Blades: 11 Rounded diaphragm opening

ARNEO Coat: Yes

ED Glass Elements: 4

SR (Short-Wavelength Refractive) Glass Elements: 1

Aspherical Elements: 1

Meso Amorphous Coat: Yes

Autofocus: Yes

AF Actuator: 2 STM (stepping motor)

Internal Focusing: Yes

Minimum Focus Distance: 2.69 ft (0.82 m) from focal plane

Focus Mode: Auto/Manual

Filter Size: 82mm; (P = 0.75 mm)

Accepts Filter Type: Screw-in

Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length): 3.9 in. (98 mm)  x  5.5 in. (139.5 mm) Distance to end of lens from camera lens mount flange; Based on CIPA guidelines

Approx. Weight: 35.1 oz. (995 g); Based on CIPA guidelines

Lens Type: Prime