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
MakerNikon Corporation
Technical data
Focal length105mm
Aperture (max/min)f/2.8 - f/32
Close focus distance31.4 cm / 12.0 in.
Max. magnification1:1
Diaphragm blades9 (rounded)
Construction14 elements in 12 groups
Short back focusNo No
Ultrasonic motorYes Yes
Lens-based stabilizationYes Yes
Macro capableYes Yes
Max. length4.5in / 116mm
Diameter3.3in / 83mm
Weight790g / 27.9 oz.
Filter diameter62 mm
Lens hoodHB-38

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 a 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.