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Fast aperture medium telephoto lens Internal Focus Silent Wave Motor (SWM) M/A focus mode switch Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
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Fast aperture, medium telephoto portrait lens for great stills and D-Movie HD videos
Designed for use on Nikon’s FX-format D-SLR cameras, this updated medium telephoto f/1.8 lens is designed for shooting stills or D-Movie HD videos. The AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G features Nikon’s Internal Focus (IF) system providing fast and quiet AF and produces sharp and clear images at all apertures. Its fast maximum aperture is ideal for taking stills or D-Movie HD videos under ideal lighting, in low light, head and shoulder portraiture, weddings or concerts. When mounted on a DX-format D-SLR, the AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G has an effective field of view of 127mm.
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Imagine being able to focus a lens without it changing in size. Nikon’s IF technology enables just that. All internal optical movement is limited to the interior of the nonextending lens barrel. This allows for a more compact, lightweight construction as well as a closer focusing distance.
Nikon Silent Wave Motor
A significant innovation in AF lens technology, Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor uses ultrasonic (inaudible) vibrations—rather than a gear system—to focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation.
M/A Focus Mode Switch
When fine manual focusing is needed, simply rotate the lens focus ring—M/A mode allows you to seamlessly override the AF system with virtually no time lag.
Super Integrated Coating
Nikon’s Super Integrated Coating enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced lens flare.
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Fast aperture medium telephoto lens Internal Focus, Focal Length: 85 mm, Minimum Focus Range: 0.80 m Silent Wave Motor (SWM) M/A focus mode switch Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) 85mm Fixed Lens