Nikkor AF-S 40mm f/2.8G DX Micro Prime Lens
Nikkor AF-S 40mm f/2.8G DX micro prime lens is designed to be a compact macro photography tool no matter where you want to take it with you. Offers a magnification ratio of 1:1 (life-size) and at 40mm has a fast aperture of f/2.8. The lens also features Nikons SWM (Silent Wave Motor) and M/A (Full time Manual focusing) for easy switching from auto to manual focusing.
AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G
This standard DX-format close-up lens captures stunning details at any distance including details practically impossible to detect with the human eye at 1X magnification.
Compact and lightweight DX-format close-up lens
Small enough to be carried everywhere, this standard focal length DX-format Micro-NIKKOR lens provides high resolution and contrast from infinity to life-size (1X). The AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G is for taking high quality stills and HD D-Movies and is ideal for shooting general close-ups, delicate flowers, detailed collectables, copy photography, portraits, landscapes and more.
Reveal Hidden Beauty
Sharp images from infinity to life-size (1X)
This standard close-up lens captures the finest details at any distance, including details practically impossible to detect with the human eye (at 1X magnification). It's a great choice for enticing food photography or detailed product shots. And with its continuous autofocusing from infinity to 6.4 inches (life-size/1X), the AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G ensures sharpness and clarity in every composition.
Carry It With You Everywhere
Stunning portraits and landscapes, too!
The AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G is compact, lightweight and versatile enough for everyday photography, including flattering people shots and breathtaking landscapes, so you get brilliant results in most situations without switching lenses.
Isolate Your Subjects
Natural Background Blur (Bokeh)
Wether you're shooting portraits, food or natureindoors or outdoorsthe AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G's rounded 7-blade diaphragm renders a beautiful, natural background blur (Bokeh) at its wider aperture settings. Selective focus helps to isolate the subject, creating out of focus backgrounds.
Superior Close Range Focusing
The Close-Range Correction system is one of Nikon's most important focusing innovations. Using an innovative floating element design, each lens group moves independently to achieve superior performance at close distances.
A significant innovation in AF lens technology, Nikon's Silent Wave Motor uses ultrasonic (inaudible) vibrationsrather than a gear systemto focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation.
Quick Switching from AF to MF
When fine manual focusing is needed, simply rotate the lens focus ringM/A mode allows you to seamlessly override the AF system with virtually no time lag.
Reduce Lens Flare and Ghosting
Nikon's Super Integrated Coating enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced lens flare
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
Super Integrated Coating
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
Minimum Focus Distance
0.53 ft. (0.163m)
Accepts Filter Type
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
2.7 (68.5) x 2.5 in. ( x 64.5 mm)
8.3 oz. (235 g)
LC-52 52mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap
LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
HB-61 Bayonet Hood
CL-0915 Flexible Lens Pouch