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 it’s 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 shooter’s 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 Nikon’s 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
Focal length: 40mm
Maximum aperture: f/2.8
Minimum aperture: f/22
Lens construction: 9 elements in 7 groups
Angle of view: 38°50’
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
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
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Prime lenses, are smaller, lighter and more compact than zoom lenses and tend to
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that are 1:2 or 1:1 reproduction, which is ½ 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.
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