Advanced medium-telephoto macro lens with VR II image stabilization.
This versatile medium-telephoto macro lens delivers fantastic close-up, macro and even portrait shooting with Vibration Reduction (VR II) image stabilization. Enjoy ample working distance and exceptional sharpness—even during handheld shooting—while creating lifesize (1:1 reproduction ratio) images. Advanced Nikon lens technologies provide consistently stunning performance with close-up subjects, flowers, insects, portraits and more.
A Nikon in-lens technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake. Lenses that offer VR will feature the abbreviation VR on the lens barrel.
Silent Wave Motor
AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor, which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.
Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens.
A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.
Mount Type Nikon F-Bayonet
Focal Length 85mm
Maximum Aperture f/3.5
Minimum Aperture f/32
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 18°50'
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1.0x
Lens Elements 14
Lens Groups 10
Compatible Format(s) DX
FX in DX Crop Mode
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Yes
Diaphragm Blades 9
Distance Information Yes
ED Glass Elements 1
Super Integrated Coating Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes
Internal Focusing Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 0.9 ft. (0.286m)
Focus Mode Auto
Filter Size 52mm
Accepts Filter Type Screw-on
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 2.9 (73) x 3.9 in. ( x 98.5 mm)
Approx. Weight 12.5 oz. (355 g)
52mm Snap-on front lens cap (LC-52)
Rear lens cap (LF-1)
Bayonet hood (HB-37)
Flexible lens pouch (CL-1018)