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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Lens

BH #NI8518G • MFR #2201
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • Super Integrated Lens Coating
  • Silent Wave Motor AF System
A highly desirable focal length for portraiture, the AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G from Nikon is a short-telephoto prime featuring a bright f/1.8 maximum aperture. This design finds balance between a lightweight, compact form factor while also being fast enough to effectively control depth of field and suit working in low light. Individual lens elements feature a Super Integrated Coating, which controls flare and ghosting to produce greater contrast and color fidelity when working in bright and backlit conditions. Additionally, the Silent Wave Motor affords fast and accurate autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override.
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Will this work with the new Nikon D5300?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, this lens is fully compatible with the D5300. It is an AF-S type of lens which has the required built-in autofocus motor.
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Is this lens compatible with the Nikon D500?

Is this lens compatible with the Nikon D500?
Asked by: Khadijah
Answered by: Raj
Date published: 2022-01-15

what come with it?

what come with it?
Asked by: Barbara
Hi, the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Lens comes with a 67mm Snap-On Lens Cap, Rear Lens Cap, HB-62 Bayonet Lens Hood, Nikon CL-1015 Soft Lens Case and Limited 1-Year Warranty in the box. You can register the lens on Nikon USA website for a Limited 4 year USA Warranty extension.
Answered by: Khalid
Date published: 2019-07-23


What is the significant difference between this lens and the 85mm f/1.8daf; 1931 lens
Asked by: Anonymous
The AF-S 85mm 1.8G lens doesnt have an aperture ring (as it is a G lens). It is also an AF-S lens (meaning it has a built-in motor for focus) which typically makes the autofocus on the lens quicker. Also the AF-S G version of the lens has a special coating and extra elements, compared to the AF D counterpart, which increases the image quality of the lens. And it has rounded aperture blades, which lends toward more pleasing bokeh.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

What does the .12 magnification factor calculate? ...

What does the .12 magnification factor calculate? How is it measured?
Asked by: Richard
I am fairly sure that this represents the size of the image in the viewfinder or final image vs the actual image size. So if an image is 10" high, the largest it will be in the digital images is 1.2" You might want to verify this, but I think this is it. You might compare it to a macro lens where the magnification factor might be if you are photographing a ring, the size in the digital image would be the actual size of the ring.
Answered by: Alan
Date published: 2021-05-20


Is this lens fully compatible with D80?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G lens is fully compatible with the Nikon D80.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28


En cuantos das llega a Iquitos, Peru?
Asked by: Junior R.
Great lens! I use it for portraits and in nature. So happy I purchased this lens!
Answered by: Vanessa T.
Date published: 2018-08-28

will this lens work for my Nikon d3400?

will this lens work for my Nikon d3400?
Asked by: Amanda
It absolutely will work on your D3200. For that camera body, any AF-S lens will be fully compatible.
Answered by: Matt k
Date published: 2021-10-15
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