Nikon AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 85mm f/3.5G ED VR Overview

Announced Oct 14, 2009 •
Telephoto macro prime lens | Nikon F (DX) | 2190
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Product description
Announced Oct 14, 2009
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The AF-S DX Micro Nikkor 85mm F3.5G VR is a short telephoto macro lens designed exclusively for use with Nikon's DX (APS-C) format DSLRs. It features an AF-S motor for fast silent autofocus, Nikon's second-generation vibration reduction (VR II) system, and a circular diaphragm for attractive background blur. This lens gives 1:1 magnification at a minimum focus distance of 28cm. The 85mm focal length (equivalent to 128mm on full frame) also gives a flattering perspective for portraits. The optical design uses 14 elements in 10 groups with one ED element, and the internal focus design means the front element does not rotate on focusing, enabling the use of lens-mounted macro lights.

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Quick specs
Lens type Prime lens
Focal length 85 mm
Image stab. Yes (vibration reduction (VR II) up to 4 stops)
Lens mount Nikon F (DX)
Max aperture F3.5
Min aperture F32
Min focus 0.29 m (11.26)
Weight 355 g (0.78 lb)
Length 99 mm (3.88)

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