|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.|
|D||The lens transmits distance information to the camera.|
|IF||The lens has internal focusing. Learn more|
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|Maximum format:||35mm full frame|
|Diagonal angle of view:||84°-28.5° (35mm full frame)
61°-18.9° (Nikon APS-C)
|Lens construction:||15 elements in 11 groups, including 2 ASPH|
|Closest focusing distance:||50 cm|
|Number of diaphragm blades:||9|
|Type of autofocus motor:||No motor (Nikon F)
|Full-Time Manual Focus:||No|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||Ø78.5 x 82.5 mm|
|Materials:||Plastic barrel, metallic mount|
|Filter size:||72 mm|
The lens barrel is of moderate weight, made of plastic. The lens mount is metallic.
The lens lacks focusing mode switch, therefore you have to set the automatic or manual focus mode from the camera. Full-Time Manual Focus is not available.
The lens uses front filters with standard size of 72 mm which are easy to find. However, filters of such size are more expensive and mainly used with professional lenses.
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).
Aspherical elements (ASPH, XA) minimize spherical aberration, astigmatism, coma and ensure excellent sharpness and contrast even at maximum aperture.
- The autofocus will not be available with Nikon D40, D40X, D60, D3000-D3400, D5000-D5600 SLR cameras.
The lens supports Macro mode. The minimum focusing distance in macro mode decreases to 21 cm, the magnification ratio is 1:2 at 85 mm focal length and the autofocusing is possible.
The focusing ring rotates during autofocus which looks pretty anachronistic by today's standards. It is strongly recommended not to touch the ring or manually stop its movement because it might result in damage to the lens and/or camera.
|Sensor size||35.9×24 mm|
|Distortion at 24 mm||-3.78 %|
|Distortion at 85 mm||+1.86 %|
|Vignetting at 24 mm F/2.8||-2.14 EV|
|Vignetting at 85 mm F/4.0||-1.13 EV|
|User Manual. Multilingual, Adobe PDF, 5 MB|