Advanced medium-telephoto macro lens with VR II image stabilization.
This versatile medium-telephoto macro lens delivers fantastic close-up macro and even portrait shooting with Vibration Reduction (VR II) image stabilization. Enjoy ample working distance and exceptional sharpness—even during handheld shooting—while creating lifesize (1:1 reproduction ratio) images. Advanced Nikon lens technologies provide consistently stunning performance with close-up subjects flowers insects portraits and more.
Sharpness from life-size (1:1) to infinity The compact AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR is ideal for extreme close-up and general photography. Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization provides 3.0 stops* of blur free handheld shooting assuring dramatically sharper still images and HD video capture. Discover a world of unseen detail with stunning sharpness and beautiful background bokeh in close-up nature portrait and general photography applications.
Stunning results in many applications Optimized for DX-format cameras the AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR delivers exceptional images reproducing every detail in true-to-life brilliance thanks to a host of Nikon lens technologies. Silent Wave Motor (SWM) provides ultra-fast ultra-quiet internal autofocusing from infinity to life-size (1:1 reproduction ratio). SWM also allows for seamless manual focus override—key when shooting live subjects like insects or flowers. Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements provide superior sharpness and color reproduction and Super Integrated Coating (SIC) virtually eliminates ghosting and lens flare.
Vibration Reduction A Nikon in-lens technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake. Lenses that offer VR will feature the abbreviation VR on the lens barrel.
Silent Wave Motor AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.
M/A Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens.
IF Lens A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.