NIKON AF-S VR MICRO-NIKKOR 105MM F/2.8G IF-ED LENS


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Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Vibration Reduction Fixed Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras

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.
*Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when: FX-format compatible lenses are attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera.
Vibration Reduction

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Key Features

  • The VR function minimizes camera shake by offering the equivalent of a shutter speed 3.0 stops* faster at near infinity to 3m (1/30x reproduction ratio) shooting
    • *Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera.
  • The SWM enables fast and quiet autofocusing, and quick switching between autofocus and manual operation
  • ED glass element
  • Nano Crystal Coat ensures superior optical performance by virtually eliminating internal lens element reflections
  • The IF design provides a constant lens length and eliminates rotation of the front lens element, facilitating the use of circular polarizing filters and the Nikon Close-up Speedlight Commander Kit R1C1 and Nikon Close-up Speedlight Remote Kit R1
  • 1:1 of maximum reproduction ratio and up to 31cm closest focusing distance
  • Up to 154mm working distance (at near 1:1)
  • Two focus modes are available — M/A and M
  • Nine-blade rounded diaphragm opening

Specifications

Focal length
105mm
Maximum aperture
f/2.8
Minimum aperture
f/32
Lens construction
14 elements in 12 groups (1 ED glass and Nano Crystal Coat-deposited lens elements)
Picture angle
23°20’ [15°20’ with Nikon digital cameras (Nikon DX format)]
Closest focusing distance
0.314m (1.0 ft.)
Maximum reproduction ratio
1:1
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
62mm
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Appproximately 83 x 116mm/3.3 x 4.6 in.
Weight
Approximately 750 g/26.5 oz.
Supplied accessories
62mm Snap-on front lens cap LC-62, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-38, Flexible lens pouch CL-1020

MTF Chart

Spatial Frequencies
S: Sagittal
M: Meridional
10 lines/mm
30 lines/mm

Lens Construction

: Aspherical lens elements
: ED glass elements
: Super ED glass elements

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