Medium telephoto portrait lens with Nikon Defocus Image Control.
The medium telephoto version of Nikon's innovative Defocus Image Control lenses, the AF DC-NIKKOR 135mm f/2D delivers remarkably sharp images, a fast f/2 maximum aperture for low-light performance and shallow depth of field plus the ability to selectively soften elements in the background or foreground. Discover new compositional possibilities with this versatile, high-performance prime lens.
Exclusive Defocus Image Control feature
Using the same unique Defocus Image Control (DC) feature employed in the AF DC-NIKKOR 105mm f/2D, the AF DC-NIKKOR 135mm f/2D offers more telephoto reach. Selectively blur elements in either the foreground or background for more creative control-make your subject stand out from the background, softly defocus foreground elements and more.
Stunning portraits and more
f/2 medium-telephoto performance
With a medium-telephoto 135mm angle-of-view and a fast f/2 maximum aperture, the AF DC-NIKKOR 135mm f/2D is an ideal portrait lens. Its fast maximum aperture delivers beautiful natural background blur (bokeh) and enables dramatic low-light shooting. And since it's a NIKKOR, you can expect consistently stunning images in nearly any setting.
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
FX in DX Crop Mode
Super Integrated Coating
Minimum Focus Distance
4.0 ft. ( 1.1 m)
Accepts Filter Type
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
3.1 in. (79 mm) x 4.7 in. (120 mm)
28.7 oz. (815 g)