Prime focal length of 85mm
Nikons SWM (Silent Wave Motor)
Maximum aperture of f/3.5
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion)
VR (Vibration Reduction)
Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/3.5G ED VR Micro Prime Lens
Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/3.5G ED VR micro prime lens comes with a magnification ratio of 1:1 (life-size). It encompasses Nikons SWM (Silent Wave Motor) and M/A (Full time Manual focusing) for easy auto to manual focusing override. The lens diaphragm is composed of 9 blades.
AF-S DX Micro Nikkor 85mm f/3.5G ED VR
DX-format medium telephoto Micro NIKKOR lens is ideal for extreme close-up and general photography with continuous autofocus from infinity to life-size (1:1).
Advanced medium-telephoto macro lens with VR II image stabilization.
This versatile medium-telephoto macro lens delivers fantastic close-up, macro and even portrait shooting with Vibration Reduction (VR II) image stabilization. Enjoy ample working distance and exceptional sharpnesseven during handheld shootingwhile creating lifesize (1:1 reproduction ratio) images. Advanced Nikon lens technologies provide consistently stunning performance with close-up subjects, flowers, insects, portraits and more.
Sharpness from life-size (1:1) to infinity
The compact AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR is ideal for extreme close-up and general photography. Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization provides 3.0 stops* of blur free handheld shooting, assuring dramatically sharper still images and HD video capture. Discover a world of unseen detail with stunning sharpness and beautiful background bokeh in close-up, nature, portrait and general photography applications.
Stunning results in many applications
Optimized for DX-format cameras, the AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR delivers exceptional images, reproducing every detail in true-to-life brilliance thanks to a host of Nikon lens technologies. Silent Wave Motor (SWM) provides ultra-fast, ultra-quiet internal autofocusing from infinity to life-size (1:1 reproduction ratio). SWM also allows for seamless manual focus overridekey when shooting live subjects like insects or flowers. Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements provide superior sharpness and color reproduction, and Super Integrated Coating (SIC) virtually eliminates ghosting and lens flare.
Nikon Vibration Reduction
Learn more about Nikons in-lens VR image stabilization which assures dramatically sharper still images and video capture when shooting handheld.
*Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when: DX-format compatible lenses are attached to an DX-format DSLR camera.
A Nikon in-lens technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake. Lenses that offer VR will feature the abbreviation VR on the lens barrel.
Silent Wave Motor
AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikons Silent Wave Motor, which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.
Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens.
A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
FX in DX Crop Mode
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
ED Glass Elements
Super Integrated Coating
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
Minimum Focus Distance
0.9 ft. (0.286m)
Accepts Filter Type
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
2.9 (73) x 3.9 in. ( x 98.5 mm)
12.5 oz. (355 g)
52mm Snap-on front lens cap (LC-52)
Rear lens cap (LF-1)
Bayonet hood (HB-37)
Flexible lens pouch (CL-1018)