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
Key features
Maker: Nikon Corporation
Image stabilization: Yes Yes
Ultrasonic motor: Yes Yes
Short back focus: No No
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
Angle of view
Introduced: 2006
Retail info

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.