|AF||Autofocus lens with mechanical transmission of the aperture value to the camera. Designed for Nikon SLR cameras equipped with built-in motor. The autofocus will not be available with the rest of Nikon SLR cameras.|
|MICRO||Macro lens. Designed for close-up photography.|
|D||The lens transmits distance information to the camera.|
|Position in the lineup|
|Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm F/2.8G ED||1:1||Jan 2008||⊗|
|Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm F/2.8D||1:1||Oct 1993||⊗|
|Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm F/2.8||1:1||Nov 1989||⊗|
|Maximum format:||35mm full frame|
|Diagonal angle of view:||39.6° (35mm full frame)|
|26.5° (Nikon APS-C)|
|Lens construction:||8 elements in 7 groups|
|Number of blades:||7|
|Closest focusing distance:||22 cm|
|Magnification ratio:||1:1 at the closest focusing distance|
|Type of autofocus motor:||No motor|
|Full-Time Manual Focus:||No|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||Ø70 x 74.5 mm|
|Materials:||High-quality plastic barrel|
|Filter size:||62 mm|
Design and Features
The lens barrel is of moderate weight, made of high-quality plastic. The lens mount is metallic.
The lens features A - M focus mode switch.
|A||Autofocus mode without manual override.|
|M||Manual focus mode.|
The lens features focusing distance range limiter which allows to choose between the following focusing distance ranges:
|FULL||Full range of focusing distances.|
|0.22 m - 0.27 m||Range of focusing distances suitable for shooting nearby subjects.|
|0.3 m - ∞||Range of focusing distances suitable for shooting distant subjects.|
By setting the suitable focusing distance range, the actual autofocusing time can be shorter.
The lens uses front filters with standard size of 62 mm which are easy to find. They are also inexpensive.
The filter thread does not rotate during focusing which allows convenient use of different types of filters (including but not limited to polarizing and gradient).
- The autofocus will not be available with Nikon D40, D40X, D60, D3000-D3400, D5000-D5600 SLR cameras.
The lens incorporates a floating system that provides correction of aberrations and ensures constantly high image quality at the entire range of focusing distances from infinity down to the closest focusing distance. Learn more
Alternatives (AF, 52..68 mm)
|Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 55mm F/2.8||1:1||1986||⊗|
|Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm F/2.8||1:1||1989||⊗|
|Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm F/2.8G ED||1:1||2008||⊗|
|Tamron SP AF 60mm F/2 Di II LD (IF) Macro 1:1 G005||1:1||2009||⊗|