Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Micro

519.95

Key features

Popular 60mm fixed-focal length lens with Macro focus capability.

Closest-focusing distance: 0.185m (AF range to 0.219m).

Nano Crystal coat reduces ghosting and flare.

Super ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass and Aspherical lens elements ensure high resolution and contrast while minimizing spherical aberration, astigmatism and other forms of distortion.

SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for whisper quiet and fast autofocus.

Non-rotating front element for Speedlight attachment.

Soft lens case included.

 

 

 

 

 

Description

Popular Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Micro lens with 1:1 reproduction ratio for use with Nikon FX and DX format digital SLRs. The whisper-quiet autofocus delivered by the Silent Wave Motor (SWM), fixed focal-length internal focus system and non-rotating objective lens makes it ideal for getting really close to subjects. Exceptionally high-quality optics produce outstanding close-up results and make the lens a viable alternative for general-purpose use.
Versatile standard macro lens with advanced technologies.
The Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Micro combines legendary Micro NIKKOR optics and advanced Nikon lens technologies for stunningly sharp close-up and macro images up to life-size (1:1 reproduction ratio). It produces beautiful bokeh (background blur) at its wider aperture settings, and with its wide focusing range, the Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Micro is not limited to extreme close-up photography—achieve great results with nearly any subject.
Crisp sharpness from life-size (1:1) to infinity
Discover a world of extreme clarity and unseen detail with close-up shooting only achievable with a macro lens. The Nikon 60mm f/2.8G ED AF-S Micro is a compact, versatile macro lens capable of producing stunning sharpness with beautiful bokeh (background blur) in a wide range of focus distances from infinity to life-size (1:1).
Fast f/2.8 aperture and versatile focal length
Thanks to a broad focusing range and a wide f/2.8 maximum aperture, the AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED can be used for more than just close-up shooting. Create truly spectacular portraits and more with exquisite levels of detail. Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocusing performance with seamless manual focus override for increased versatility.
Silent Wave Motor
AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor, which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.
Nano Crystal Coat
An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths.
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.
AS
AS stands for Aspherical lens elements. This type of lens utilizes non-spherical surfaces on either one or both sides of the glass in order to eliminate certain types of lens aberration.
M/A
Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens.
IF Lens
A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.

Specifications

Focal length 60 mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8
Minimum aperture f/32
Lens construction 12 elements in 9 groups (with one ED glass lens, two aspherical lenses, one with Nano Crystal Coat)
Picture angle 39°40’ (26°30’ with Nikon DX format)
Closest focus distance 0.185 m/0.6 ft. (life-size)
Maximum reproduction ratio 1.0x (life-size)
No. of diaphragm blades 9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size 62 mm
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount) Approx. 73 x 89 mm
Weight Approx. 425 g/15.0 oz
Supplied accessories 62mm snap-on front lens cap LC-62, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-42, Flexible lens pouch CL-1018
Optional accessories 62mm screw-in filters, including circular polarizing filter