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This compact, DX-format Micro NIKKOR close-up lens is an ideal choice for close-up, nature, portrait and general photography. Extra-low Dispersion (ED) element
Close focusing to 0.9 feet
Extends versatility with focusing from infinity to life-size (1:1 reproduction ratio).
Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper images.
Offers superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration, even at wide aperture settings. Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare. Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
For fast, accurate and quiet autofocus. Internal Focus (IF)
Provides fast and quiet autofocusing without changing the length of the lens, retaining subject working distance throughout the focus range. Rounded 9-blade diaphragm
Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image elements. M/A focus mode switch
Enables quick response to changing situations between manual and autofocus operation.
85mm lens ideal for close-up, nature, portrait and general photographyClose focusing to 0.9 feetNikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image StabilizationExtra-low Dispersion (ED) element; Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)