Nikkor AF 180mm f/2.8 D IF-ED Prime Lens
Nikkor AF 180mm f/2.8 D IF-ED prime lens has a telephoto range of 180mm. The fast f/2.8 aperture works for sports, wildlife and fast action photography. The built-in aperture ring allows tweaking without taking your eye off the viewfinder.
AF Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED
This high-performance, medium telephoto is ideal for sports arenas and concert halls. Also fantastic for portraits, action and astronomical photography.
Popular medium telephoto prime lens with ED glass.
The fast AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED has proven itself a stellar performer in low-light situations where capturing distant action is crucial. Its fast f/2.8 maximum aperture delivers beautiful background blur and versatile low-light capability. A favorite among astronomical photographers, photojournalists and portrait photographers, its also fantastic in sports arenas and concert halls.
Capture elusive moments
Fast f/2.8 medium telephoto reach
A favorite of astronomical photographers, the AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED is also well-suited for close portraits, short-range sports, theater photography and more. So whether you're interested in capturing the beauty of natures most elusive phenomenons or the exciting fast-pace of a sporting event, bring the action closer in exquisite detail and clarity.
Built for exacting images
Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass
Remarkably compact and easy to handle for such a fast medium telephoto, the AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED incorporates Nikons renowned Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass to compensate for chromatic aberration and deliver crisp, high-contrast clear images, even at the maximum aperture of f/2.8. Expect brilliant images every time.
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.
A-M stands for Auto-Manual Mode. Thanks to a mechanism incorporated in the lens barrel, smooth focusing operation in Manual focus mode is realized in the same way as users have become accustomed to with conventional manual-focus lenses by adding an appropriate torque to the focus ring.
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.
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
FX in DX Crop Mode
ED Glass Elements
Super Integrated Coating
Minimum Focus Distance
5.0 ft. (1.5m)
Accepts Filter Type
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
3.1 (78.5) x 5.7 in. ( x 144 mm)
26.8 oz. (760 g)
72mm snap-on front lens cap
LF-1 rear lens cap
CL-38 flexible lens pouch