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Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 135mm f/2D Lens

BH #NI1352DAF • MFR #1935
Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 135mm f/2D Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2 to f/16
  • Defocus Image Control
  • Super Integrated Coating
A medium telephoto prime with unique capabilities, the Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 135mm f/2D is an ideal lens for portraiture due to its Defocus Image Control function along with its bright maximum aperture. The DC feature allows you to control the degree and placement of blur in an image, with the ability to make subjects stand out from the background or blur the foreground. The fast f/2 maximum aperture also contributes to depth of field control as well as benefits working in low-light conditions. Benefitting image quality, individual elements feature a Super Integrated Coating that controls flare and ghosting for increased contrast and color fidelity when working in bright and backlit conditions. Additionally, a rear focusing system promotes faster, more responsive focusing performance and maintains the overall lens length during use.
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Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 135mm f/2D Overview

A medium telephoto prime with unique capabilities, the Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 135mm f/2D is an ideal lens for portraiture due to its Defocus Image Control function along with its bright maximum aperture. The DC feature allows you to control the degree and placement of blur in an image, with the ability to make subjects stand out from the background or blur the foreground. The fast f/2 maximum aperture also contributes to depth of field control as well as benefits working in low-light conditions. Benefitting image quality, individual elements feature a Super Integrated Coating that controls flare and ghosting for increased contrast and color fidelity when working in bright and backlit conditions. Additionally, a rear focusing system promotes faster, more responsive focusing performance and maintains the overall lens length during use.

Prime telephoto lens is designed for FX-format Nikon F-mount cameras, however can also be used with DX models where it provides a 202.5mm equivalent focal length.
Fast f/2 maximum aperture excels in low-light conditions and also offers increased control over depth of field for isolating subjects and using selective focus techniques.
Unique Defocus Image Control system allows you to control the degree and placement of soft focus in the image; by turning the DC ring, you can blur either the foreground or the background or produce an overall soft focus effect.
A Super Integrated Coating has been applied to individual elements to suppress internal reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions.
A rear focusing design is also used, where only the rear lens group is moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.

This system is compatible with select Nikon DSLRs that support D-type lenses. Autofocus is not supported by DSLRs lacking an autofocus motor, such as the D3000-series, D5000-series, D40, D40X, and D60, where the lens may be used with manual focus only.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
Built-in lens hood helps to prevent stray light from causing flare.
UPC: 018208019359

Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 135mm f/2D Specs

Focal Length135mm
Maximum Aperturef/2
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountNikon F
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View18°
Minimum Focus Distance3.61' / 1.1 m
Close-Up Magnification0.48x
Macro Reproduction Ratio1:2.08
Optical Design7 Elements in 6 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus (with Nikon Cameras That Have an Autofocus Motor)
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size72 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.11 x 4.72" / 79 x 120 mm
Weight1.79 lb / 815 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.15 x 4.45 x 4.05"
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Yes, one can use the Nikon AF DC-NIKKOR 135mm f/2D Lens attached to Nikon Z7 body using the FTZ adapter, allowing for manual focus only.. The auto focus function will not work when a Nikon D lens is attached to the FTZ adapter, because the Nikon Z7 body does not have a focusing motor built in, the FTZ adapter does not have a motor built in, and all the Nikon D lenses do not have a focusing motor built in.
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The lens barrel on the Nikon AF DC 135mm f/2.0D is metal.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Yes, you can use this lens on a D200. however, due to the 1.5 crop factor of the camera, this will be a 202mm lens.
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