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
Technical data
Focal length 105mm
Aperture (max/min) f/2.8 - f/32
Close focus distance 31.4 cm / 12.0 in.
Max. magnification 1:1
Diaphragm blades 9 (rounded)
Construction 14 elements in 12 groups
Short back focus No No
Ultrasonic motor Yes Yes
Lens-based stabilization Yes Yes
Macro capable Yes Yes
Application Macro
Max. length 4.5in / 116mm
Diameter 3.3in / 83mm
Weight 790g / 27.9 oz.
Filter diameter 62 mm
Lens hood HB-38
Case CL-1020
Introduction 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.