Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Macro Lens - Black

Nikon
Product #:
NKL2160
Manufacturer #:
2160
UPC:
018208021604

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- Medium telephoto Micro lens 
- Ideal for extreme close-up and portrait work with greater working distances  
- AF from infinity to life-size (1:1)

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62 mm
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Macro Lens
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Overview

Versatile long-reach macro lens with VR image stabilization.

When greater working distance is needed for close-up and macro shooting, the AF-S Micro NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8 delivers 105mm of reach, exceptional image quality, a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture and 1:1 reproduction ratio. Featuring advanced Nikon lens technologies like Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization, it’s optimized for close-up and macro photography yet versatile enough for all photographic situations—even handheld shooting!

Stunning sharpness

Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization. The AF-S Micro AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED’s long reach and built-in Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization bring new possiblities of handheld macro shooting. The lens delivers crisp yet natural images in any genre of photography. The longer focal length offers ample working distance when shooting close-ups of flowers, insects and other small wildlife. It’s medium-telephoto angle-of-view even creates beautiful portraits. Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization provides 3.0 stops of blur free handheld shooting, assuring dramatically sharper still images and HD video capture.

Advanced optical design

Outstanding close-up performance. The AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED’s remarkable performance is the result of Micro NIKKOR’s rich legacy in the field of close-up photoraphy combined with innovative Nikon lens technologies. From its superior VR image stabilization system to its ultra-fast, ultra-quiet Silent Wave Motor (SWM), the AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED is an advanced lens the empowers the full potential of advanced D-SLRs.

Vibration Reduction

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.

Nano Crystal Coat

An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths.

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.

M/A

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.

IF 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.

Product Reviews

My New Favorite Lens!

Reviewed on Tuesday, March 2, 2010

By: Anonymous

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars.

I'm new to Macro photography and I'm still learning, but I love this lens so far! Every day I use it I explore new features. It's a little heavy, but well worth it.

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Length: 4.5""
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Weight: 27.9oz.
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Color: Black
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Maximum Diameter: 3.3""
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Brand: Nikon
Lens Specs
Lens Min. Focus Distance: 1.0 ft.
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Lens Filter Size: 62 mm
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Minimum Aperture: 32
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Lens Magnification Factor: No
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This is the magnifying factor of a lens. Macro lenses will often be described by their “magnification factor”. A lens with a 1:1 magnification factor produces a projected image on the sensor which is the same as the subject.

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Elements / Groups: 1/12
Elements / Groups:
The individual pieces of glass that form the overall optical construction. Most lenses have between four and eleven elements to bend the light rays to ensure a perfectly formed image appears on the light sensitive surface, such as a film or CCD. The elements are arranged in groups and may be seen in specification sheets as, for example, 6 elements in 4 groups. That configuration may have two single elements and the other four grouped in pairs.

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Lens Hood: Bayonet hood (HB-38)
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Lens f Stop Range: 2.8-32
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Special Remarks: 9 oz.
Lens Type: Macro Lens
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Angle of View (diagonal): 23 DX Picture Angle: 15
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Maximum Aperture: 2.8
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Focus Type: Auto / Manual
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Mount Type: Nikon
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In The Box

Nikon 105mm F2.8 Micro G ED AF-S VR Autofocus Lens
62mm Snap-on front lens cap (LC-62)
Rear lens cap (LF-1)
Bayonet hood (HB-38)
Flexible lens pouch (CL-1020)

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