Focal length of 105mm
Max aperture of f/2.8
Maximum magnification ratio of 1:1 (life size)
SWM (Silent Wave Motor)
M/A (Full time Manual focusing)
Nikkor AF-S 105mm f/2.8 G IF ED VR MICRO Prime Lens
Nikkor AF-S 105mm f/2.8 G IF ED VR MICRO prime lens offers a maximum magnification of 1:1 with an extended working distance thanks to its 105mm focal length. VR (Vibration Reduction) offers up to three stops of shake reduction when hand-held. M/A (Full time Manual focusing) ensures that the user can grab the focusing ring and adjust it manually in Auto mode without having to flick the A/M-A switch.
AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED
This medium telephoto Micro lens is ideal for extreme close-up and portrait work with greater working distances and AF from infinity to life-size (1:1).
Versatile long-reach macro lens with VR image stabilization.
When greater working distance is needed for close-up and macro shooting, the AF-S Micro NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8 delivers 105mm of reach, exceptional image quality, a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture and 1:1 reproduction ratio. Featuring advanced Nikon lens technologies like Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization, its optimized for close-up and macro photography yet versatile enough for all photographic situationseven handheld shooting!
Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization
The AF-S Micro AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-EDs long reach and built-in Vibration Reduction (VR) image stabilization bring new possiblities of handheld macro shooting. The lens delivers crisp yet natural images in any genre of photography. The longer focal length offers ample working distance when shooting close-ups of flowers, insects and other small wildlife. Its medium-telephoto angle-of-view even creates beautiful portraits. Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization provides 3.0 stops* of blur free handheld shooting, assuring dramatically sharper still images and HD video capture.
Advanced optical design
Outstanding close-up performance
The AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-EDs remarkable performance is the result of Micro NIKKORs rich legacy in the field of close-up photoraphy combined with innovative Nikon lens technologies. From its superior VR image stabilization system to its ultra-fast, ultra-quiet Silent Wave Motor (SWM), the AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED is an advanced lens the empowers the full potential of advanced DSLRs.
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.
Nano Crystal Coat
An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths.
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 Angle of View (FX-format)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
FX in DX Crop Mode
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
Nano Crystal Coat
ED Glass Elements
Super Integrated Coating
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
Minimum Focus Distance
1.0 ft. (0.314m)
Accepts Filter Type
Compatible with Nikon AF-S Teleconverters
Yes (refer to the product manual for details)
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
3.3 (83) x 4.6 in. ( x 116 mm)
25.4 oz. (720 g)
62mm Snap-on front lens cap (LC-62)
Rear lens cap (LF-1)
Bayonet hood (HB-38)
Flexible lens pouch (CL-1020)