Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens

Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens

Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens

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  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32
  • One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
  • Nano Crystal & Super Integrated Coatings
  • 1:1 Magnification, 1' Minimum Focus
  • Silent Wave Motor AF System
  • VR Image Stabilization
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
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Nikon 105mm f/2.8 overview

  • 1Description

A contemporary take on the classic short telephoto macro lens, the Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED excels at close range with its life-size 1:1 maximum magnification and a minimum focusing distance of 1'. Contributing to its success is an advanced optical design that includes one extra-low dispersion element, which minimizes chromatic aberrations in order to achieve high clarity and color accuracy. Both Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings are also used to suppress flare and ghosting for greater contrast when working in bright and backlit conditions. A Silent Wave Motor AF system produces fast, near-silent focusing performance that suits both stills shooting and movie recording, which can instantly be manually overridden by simply turning the manual focus ring. Further contributing to producing sharp imagery, VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization compensates for the effects of camera shake by up to three shutter speed steps.

Telephoto prime is designed for FX-format Nikon F-mount cameras, however can also be used with DX models where it provides a 157.5mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/2.8 maximum aperture suits working in a variety of lighting conditions and also offers increased control over depth of field for isolating subjects and using selective focus techniques.
Ideal for macro shooting, this lens offers a life-size 1:1 maximum magnification along with a minimum focusing distance of 1' to suit working with close-up subjects.
One extra-low dispersion element greatly reduces color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to produce greater clarity and color accuracy.
Both a Nano Crystal Coat and a Super Integrated Coating have been applied to individual elements to suppress internal reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions.
Silent Wave Motor affords quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override. An internal focusing design is also used, where only the internal lens groups are moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by three stops to benefit shooting handheld in difficult lighting conditions.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
Compatible with optional AF-S Teleconverter TC-14, TC-17, and TC-20 teleconverters.
UPC: 018208021604
In the Box
Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens
  • 62mm Snap-On Lens Cap aewywdvczecdtycwxrdrbttyta
  • LF-1 Rear Lens Cap
  • HB-38 Bayonet Lens Hood
  • CL-1020 Lens Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Limited 4-Year USA Warranty Extension with Online Registration
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Nikon 105mm f/2.8 specs

    Performance
    Focal Length 105mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/2.8
    Minimum: f/32
    Camera Mount Type Nikon F
    Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film
    Angle of View 23° 20'
    Minimum Focus Distance 1.03' / 31.4 cm
    Magnification 1.0x
    Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:1
    Optical Design 14 Elements in 12 Groups
    Diaphragm Blades 9, Rounded
    Features
    Image Stabilization Yes
    Autofocus Yes
    Physical
    Filter Thread Front: 62 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) 3.27 x 4.57" / 83 x 116 mm
    Weight 1.58 lb / 720 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.6 x 5.1 x 4.9"

    Nikon 105mm f/2.8 reviews

    AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 1035.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I wanted Some say that VR in macro isn't that useful but I disagree. I for one prefer to shoot macro while walking (not at the same time mind you) and almost never carry a tripod so I find that the VR at 1:1 is every bit as useful as 1:10+. The lens is also very sharp wide open, something I'm not used to so I'm quite pleased. My only surprise, however, was that the closer your subject the slower the lens becomes. At 1:1 the lens is F4.8 and at >10' will the lens be 2.8. As you focus toward infinity you will see the F/stop steadily drop to 2.8. In practice this may be normal for most macros, I dont know, but it does not seem to make much a difference.
    Date published: 2008-12-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Lens Bought this lens 2 months ago along with upgrading my primary camera from D800 to a Nikon D850. Its feel is that of a solid, well built lens. Fast focusing, razor sharp images. Very happy with macro function. Like any other single focal length lens, have to get used to using a 105 mm lens as your primary lens when used to using Nikkors that are variable focal length zooms, like my 70-200mm f:2.8. The 105mm is just spectacular. Also have 60 mm micro Nikkor, but like the 105mm because I am allergic to bee stings so don't have to get as close to flowers as with some of my other Nikkors, to photograph the insects. Would highly recommend this lens.
    Date published: 2018-05-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Real Five Star Rating After being a full time Pro for 20 years, and after having owned and or used just about every top lens built for Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad and most of the view camera lenses, I must say that 5 star ratings are tossed about just too often. 5 stars ought to be reserved for the creme of the crop, the stellar performers, the lenses that stun with their sharpness. The Nikon AF-S VR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED is one of these lenses. My files have a presence about them that comes with the suburb contrast and separation that this lens provides. Nikon has achieved something magical with the Crystal Nano Coat.
    Date published: 2008-06-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Macro and portraiture lens ..... Graet built quality as well as optics. This 105 VR lens for all-day macro use. It's no problem for normal use, but try one and see if you can frame the way you want as subjects move as well. For shooting normal subjects, this is my favorite 105mm lens as well as the amazing macro out put. The AF-S and instant manual-focus override make it the ergonomic the winner of all. The scrispy sharp picture at all edge and one of the best portraiture lense as well. I compare this one with nikon 105 dc 2.0 one as well , and they came pretty much same even some instrances better and sharper. This is must have for all dslr nikon user lens.
    Date published: 2012-07-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best glass I own to date I bought this lens to get started in the world of macro photography and I have to say I have not been disappointed. It is very sharp and a pleasure to shoot through. I also plan to use it for some portrait work, but since it us so sharp I'll need to modify my workflow a little to soften up the images a bit . Pros: Very sharp images at all apertures though f8 seems to be the sweet spot. Large focus ring makes it easy to manually focus when close to a subject. Cons: Not really a con, but a bit too sharp for portraits. Requires a little more post processing. If your thinking of getting into macro, you owe it to yourself to get this lens.
    Date published: 2016-06-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything You Would Expect From a Nikon I had seen examples of images taken with this lens before I purchased it, and it hasn't let me down! Great color, smooth bokeh, and 1:1 macro, as well as a very nice portrait lens! Before this, I had used a Sigma 150mm f/2.8 for my macro work. While that is a sweet lens itself, the 105mm f/2.8 offers more options from a subject standpoint. It does equally as well with macro as the Sigma (although with a slightly reduced working distance), but with the VR, it works better for candid portraits! This lens will definitely be in my bag this November when I photograph Kyoto, Japan! Both this lens as well as B&H is highly recommended!
    Date published: 2011-08-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Imressive but heavy So far, I used this lens for outdoor no-tripod macro photography and as general purpose short telephoto. Regarding macro, when you can get the focus on the right place, the results are stunning. However, the lightest breeze will get things out of focus. So you'll need patience and many attempts to get the right shot. Its weight is also a challenge, especially when trying to be stable to preserve the focus where you want it. The bokeh is nice. The AF is fast but get lost sometimes: there is a switch to limit the focus from .5m to infinity; a switch to limit the focus under .5m could be nice too. Regarding telephoto, the weight is less of an issue.
    Date published: 2009-03-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Second Time Around I purchased this lens a few years ago and eventually sold because it because I thought it too heavy. I replaced it with the Nikkor 60mm f/2.8 micro lens - what a mistake that was. Now that I use pro-level lens such as the 70-200mm f2.8 I discovered that the 105 micro f/2.8 is a lightweight. So I sold the 60mm and bought another 105mm micro Nikkor. It is an excellent lens - very sharp. And you don't have to be nose-to-nose with the bee, butterfly, etc. because the 105 has significantly more reach. It also makes a good portrait lens with ultra sharp results. This lens will be a permanent part of my camera bag.
    Date published: 2010-10-18
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