FX-format ultra-fast classic portrait lens with high picture quality, high performance, beautiful Bokeh (background blur) and outstanding reliability. Designed for professional photographers wanting to shoot at fast maximum apertures while retaining the highest optical performance. This professional medium telephoto lens with a fast f/1.4 aperture was designed for use with Nikon’s FX-format SLRs. An incarnation of a legendary NIKKOR, the re-designed optical construction offers outstanding performance. Nikon's Nano Crystal coat greatly reduces ghosting and flare, and the 9-blade rounded aperture produces soft and pleasing blur characteristics.
Ultra-fast classic portrait lens
High performance FX-format f/1.4 medium-telephoto lens is perfect for portraits, low-light applications offering beautiful Bokeh (background blur) and outstanding picture quality.
Nano Crystal Coat
Use of Nano Crystal Coat further reduces ghosting and interior flare across a wide range of wavelengths for even greater image clarity.
Internal Focus (IF);
Provides fast and quiet autofocus without changing the length of the lens, retaining working distance throughout the focus range.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare
Optimized for edge to edge sharpness on both FX and DX-format
D-SLRs DX-format D-SLR angle of view is equivalent to a focal length of 127.5mm in FX/35mm format.
M/A Focus Mode Switch
Enables quick changes between manual and autofocus operation.
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM);
Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus.
Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm;
Renders more natural Bokeh (background blur)
Mount Type - Nikon F-Bayonet
Focal Length - 85mm
Maximum Aperture - 1.4
Minimum Aperture - 16
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) - 18 Degrees 50'
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) - 28 Degrees 30'
Maximum Reproduction Ratio - 0.12x
Lens (Elements) - 10
Lens (Groups) - 9
Compatible Format(s) - FX, DX, FX in DX Crop Mode, 35mm Film
Diaphragm Blades - 9
Distance Information - Yes
Nano Crystal Coat - Yes
Super Integrated Coating - Yes
Autofocus - Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) - Yes
Internal Focusing - Yes
Minimum Focus Distance - 3.0 ft. (0.85m)
Filter Size - 77mm
Accepts Filter Type - Screw-on
Dimensions - (Approx.) 3.4x3.3 in. (Diameter x Length) ; 86.2x84mm (Diameter x Length)
Weight - (Approx.)23.3 oz. (660g)
Lens Case - CL-1120
Lens Hood - HB-50
Supplied Accessories -
HB-55 Bayonet lens Hood
LF-1 Rear Lens Cap
LC-77 Snap-on Front Lens Cap
CL-1118 Semi-Soft case