Nikon AF-S VR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

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AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED[1]
Micro-Nikkor AFS VR 105 mm f2.8 IF-ED.jpg
Maker Nikon Corporation
Key features
Ultrasonic motor Yes Yes
Short back focus No No
Image stabilization Yes Yes
Macro capable Yes Yes
Application Macro
Technical data
Focal length 105mm
Aperture (max/min) f/2.8 - f/32
Construction 12 groups / 14 elements
# Diaphragm blades 9 (rounded)
Close focus distance 31.4 cm / 12.0 in.
Max. magnification 1:1
Max. diameter 3.3in / 83mm
Max. length 4.5in / 116mm
Weight 790g / 27.9 oz.
Filter diameter 62 mm
Lens hood HB-38
Case CL-1020
Introduced 2006

The Nikon 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED AF-S VR is a macro prime lens produced by Nikon Corporation. It is compatible with FX sized sensors as well as DX format.


Nikon announced the lens on 21 February 2006, also making it the first macro lens to feature vibration reduction.[2]


  • 105mm focal length (approximately equivalent to an 157.5mm lens when used on a DX format camera)
  • 1:1 image reproduction ratio
  • Vibration Reduction II technology
  • Compact silent wave autofocus motor with full-time manual override
  • Nikon F-lens mount
  • Nine-blade rounded diaphragm
  • Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass element to reduce chromatic aberration
  • Nano crystal coated glass element to reduce internal lens reflections and lens flare
  • Super integrated coating (SIC) to reduce flare and ghosts.
  • Internal focusing (IF)[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED from Nikon
  2. ^ a b "AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED". Nikon Corporation. 2006-02-21. Retrieved 2011-04-09.