A compact all-in-one lens that's ready for anything.
If you're looking for an outstanding grab-and-go lens—the kind you'll keep on your camera for nearly every situation—check out the new AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR. Optimized to draw full potential from Nikon’s high-resolution DX-format image sensors it delivers beautiful ultra-sharp photos and videos with softly blurred backgrounds. Its versatile 7.8x zoom range (18mm to 140mm) lets you shoot everything from wide-angle family portraits to telephoto close-ups on the sports field. 4 stops of VR image stabliization means sharper handheld photos and video especially when shooting in low light or at maximum focal length. You can even get as close as 1.48-feet from your subject for macro-style close-ups!
Clarity within reach
7.8x wide-angle to telephoto zoom Developed with high pixel count D-SLRs in mind the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR delivers vibrant detail-rich photos and videos across its entire zoom range. Zoom out for an 18mm wide-angle view that’s great for group shots landscapes or any time you need to fit more into the frame. Zoom in for 140mm of telephoto reach—enough zoom to capture close-ups of your favorite player from the sidelines. In between you have standard views similar to what you see with your eyes and medium telephoto views ideal for portraits. Whatever shot comes your way you’ll be ready to catch it.
Sharper handheld shooting
The VR image stabilization advantage The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR versatility is strengthened by 4 stops of VR image stabilization. Capture sharp shake-free handheld photos and videos in low-light situations when you want to use slower shutter speeds and at telephoto distances when even the smallest amount of camera shake can ruin a shot.
Advanced Nikon technology and superb NIKKOR optics AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is an advanced lens designed to get the most from high-resolution Nikon D-SLRs. In addition to VR image stabilization it uses ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass which virtually eliminates reflections and lens flare for better contrast and Aspherical (AS) lens elements for minimizing aberration and improving image integrity and color. Nikon’s remarkable Silent Wave Motor (SWM) provides ultra-fast ultra-quiet autofocusing a major advantage when recording video. And of course the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR has NIKKOR’s renowned quality of construction and outstanding optics.
ED (Extra low Dispersion) and Super ED Glass ED Glass is an optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto len