New Nikon Lens! (24mm T/S, 60mm micro and 16-85mm VR)

Started Jan 28, 2008 | Discussions thread
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Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm
In reply to kukitos, Jan 28, 2008

Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED lens : Nikon Europe is pleased to announce the introduction of the new AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED lens for micro or close-up photography, featuring a closest focus distance of just 185mm. The lens design includes Nikon’s exclusive Nano Crystal Coat and ED glass elements for outstanding image quality with minimised ghosting, flare and chromatic aberration Compact and easy to handle, the Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED features an internal focus (IF) design, and a non-rotating front element, to enable the use of accessories such as the SB-R1C1 Macro Speedlight Kit. Estimated retail price for the Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED is €519.

Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm lens - Manual & Autofocus operation

The lens supports both manual and autofocus operation, with the silent-wave motor (AF-S) providing whisper-quiet autofocus operation that will leave animals and insects undisturbed when focussing at close range. Designed for use with Nikon’s advanced line of digital single lens reflex cameras, the Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED makes an ideal alternative to the standard choice of a 50mm lens.

Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor lens - Close-up & Portrait photography

“The outstanding optical quality and silent performance of this lens make it ideal for both close-ups as well as portraits.” said Robert Cristina, Manager Professional Products and NPS, Nikon Europe B.V. “

Nikon 60mm AF-S Micro Nikkor lens - Two aspherical lens elements

The rounded nine-blade diaphragm opening makes out-of-focus background objects appear soft, natural-looking and unobtrusive, whilst the unique optical design incorporates two aspherical lens elements to minimize coma and spherical aberration effects.

Nikon AFS Micro 60mm Nikkor f/2.8G ED lens - Price

Photographers will also enjoy the light and compact dimensions of the Nikon AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED and extended aperture range from f/2.8 to f/32. The AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED measures just 73 x 89mm and weighs 425 grams. A soft case is included with the lens. Estimated pricing for the AF-S Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED is €519.

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