VR operation offers the equivalent of using a shutter speed 3 stops (eight times) faster*
Vibration Reduction for the viewfinder is cancelable to conserve battery power
Panning is automatically detected
Three ED glass elements ensure superior optical performance
Nine-blade rounded diaphragm achieves a natural blur for out-of-focus elements
*As determined by Nikon performance tests.
Lens Construction (Elements/Groups)
17/11 (3 ED glass elements)
Picture Angle with 35mm (135) format
30°10' - 6°10'
Picture Angle with Nikon DX Format
20° - 4°
Closest focusing distance
Maximum reproduction ratio
Filter Attachment Size
Dimensions (approx.) (from the cameraâ€™s lens mounting flange)
91 x 171mm
1,360g (1,210g without tripod mounting foot)
Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area)
Front lens cap LC-77, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-24, Soft Pouch CL-M1
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