Nikon AF-S DX Micro Nikkor 40mm F2.8G Macro lens

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Manufacturer Code: 2200
018208022007 UPC : 018208022007
Brand:  Nikon
RRP: 320.39228.85Inc VAT 20%You Save:  91.54
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Nikon 40mm F2.8 DX AF-S Micro Nikkor Lens: lightweight and versatile AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G lens to provide Nikon DX-format shooters macro capabilities at an affordable price point. Nikon 40mm is ideal for intimate details or general portraiture. The new Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G lens has a minimum focusing distance of just 0.53 feet (6.4 inches) to allow users to capture extreme close-up photographs and High Definition (HD) video with a life-size 1:1 reproduction ratio.

This new NIKKOR lens is an ideal accessory lens for those who are ready to explore a totally new perspective, whether its extreme close-up detail or general still images and movies with flattering out of focus elements, said Lisa Osorio, general manager of marketing at Nikon Inc.

Weighing in at approximately nine ounces, this extremely compact and lightweight lens is an ideal lens to complement any DX-format shooters growing D-SLR kit. The natural focal length (60mm, FX equivalent) and large f/2.8 aperture are ideal for a wide variety of applications, whether capturing close-up details in flowers, and attractive insects or shooting flattering portraiture.

Nikon 40mm F2.8 uses Silent Wave Motor technology for fast and whisper quiet autofocus operation. It has options of AF and MF for complete control. To help ensure amazing lens performance at close distances, this new lens employs Nikons Close-Range Correction System. With this system, the lens elements are configured in a "floating design wherein each lens group moves independently to help achieve critical focus. Nikon's Super Integrated Coatings are applied to help reduce instances of lens flare and ghosting. The seven blade diaphragm also helps to create a more natural out of focus component

Nikon AF-S DX Micro Nikkor 40mm F2.8G Macro lens

Specifications:

Focal length: 40mm
Maximum aperture: f/2.8
Minimum aperture: f/22
Lens construction: 9 elements in 7 groups
Angle of view: 3850
Minimum focus distance: 0.163 m/0.53 ft (from focal plane)
Maximum reproduction ratio: 1x
No. of diaphragm blades: 7 (rounded)
Filter-attachment size: 52 mm
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount): Approximately 68.5 x 64.5 mm/2.7 x 2.5 in.
Weight: Approximately 235 g/8.3 oz

Kit Contents
Nikon AF-S DX Micro Nikkor 40mm F2.8G Macro lens
52 mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-52
Rear Lens Cap LF-4
Bayonet Hood HB-61
Flexible Lens Pouch CL-0915
Instruction / User Manual

About Nikon Lenses

Nikon is the only company in the world that manufactures their imaging products all the way from glass manufacturing to finished products. The spirit and technology to freely maneuver light are deeply embedded in Nikon's products. Nikkor is a lens brand for cameras that symbolizes the sprit of Nikon.
The design concept of Nikkor such as: "100 year quality" achieved through the fusion of traditional craftsmanship with the latest technology; lenses of such quality that they are considered works of art reflecting the unique craftsmanship of the master lens makers; High image quality unique to Nikon that is both sharp and expressive; Styling so beautiful it brings a joy of ownership without sacrificing usability.
The highly expected Nikon VR Lenses are professional-grade lenses that is specifically designed for portraits, studio and wedding photographers who need an ultra-fast, quality lenses with a large aperture for low-light circumstances. VR technology remove image blur caused by camera wobble, mainly when shooting in low-light conditions, permitting photographers to use shutter speeds up to three stops slower than they would normally use to obtain sharp, well exposed images.
Prime lenses, are smaller, lighter and more compact than zoom lenses and tend to be faster, offering wide apertures of f/2.8, f/1.8 or even f/1.4. The large apertures let in more light, which benefits the photographer in a number of ways.
Nikon Macro lenses ensure superior optical performance even at close distances that allows you to you take photographs that are 1:2 or 1:1 reproduction, which is life size to life size respectively without the need for any additional accessories. It has both AF (Auto-focus) and MF (manual focus) mechanism. Nikon Macro lenses features IF "Internal Focusing" mechanism for quiet and smooth Auto Focus, yet the length of the Lens doesn't change during AF.
Nikon's Micro-NIKKOR lenses are designed to perform their best from infinity all the way down to their closest focusing distances. Moving in extremely close to the subject using a Micro-NIKKOR lens lets you to fill the entire frame with your subject, allowing you to expand your artistic vision.
Nikon Zoom lenses offers high-performance features in a solid body. Additionally they possess the shortest closest-focusing distance in its class - 0.33m throughout the entire zoom range. Nikon Zoom lenses are perfect for photojournalism and other all-purpose photographic needs.
These elements convey an "authentic ambience" to its owner, and are passed from yesterday to today, and from today to tomorrow, with the aim of bringing greater joy of visual expression to people who take photos.

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 12 July, 2011.