Fast aperture, f/2.8 zoom features VR II image stabilization, ED glass and Nano Crystal Coat. Excels at low-light sports, fashion, portraits and more.
Fast f/2.8 Zoom-NIKKOR lens
Perfect for sports, photojournalism and wildlife photography.
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.
7 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) elements
Offers superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture settings.
Nano Crystal Coat
Further reduces ghosting and flare for even greater image clarity.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
Enables fast, accurate, and quiet autofocus.
Rounded 9-blade diaphragm
Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image elements.
Internal Focus (IF)
Provides fast and quiet autofocus without changing the length of the lens, retaining subject-working distance through the focus range.
Focuses to 4.6 feet
Close focusing provided throughout the entire zoom range for extended versatility.
M/A focus mode switch
Enables quick response to changing situations between manual and autofocus operation.
Flower-shaped lens hood
Included HB-48 lens hood-shades the objective from unwanted, image-degrading light.