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About the Nikon AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED
Popular medium telephoto prime lens with ED glass.
The fast AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED has proven itself a stellar performer in low-light situations where capturing distant action is crucial. It’s fast f/2.8 maximum aperture delivers beautiful background blur and versatile low-light capability. A favorite among astronomical photographers, photojournalists and portrait photographers, it’s also fantastic in sports arenas and concert halls.
Capture elusive moments. Fast f/2.8 medium telephoto reach
A favorite of astronomical photographers, the AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED is also well-suited for close portraits, short-range sports, theater photography and more. So whether you're interested in capturing the beauty of nature’s most elusive phenomenons or the exciting fast-pace of a sporting event, bring the action closer in exquisite detail and clarity.
Built for exacting images. Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass.
Remarkably compact and easy to handle for such a fast medium telephoto, the AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED incorporates Nikon’s renowned Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass to compensate for chromatic aberration and deliver crisp, high-contrast clear images, even at the maximum aperture of f/2.8. Expect brilliant images every time.
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.
A-M stands for Auto-Manual Mode. Thanks to a mechanism incorporated in the lens barrel, smooth focusing operation in Manual focus mode is realized in the same way as users have become accustomed to with conventional manual-focus lenses by adding an appropriate torque to the focus ring.
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.
In The Box
- 72mm snap-on front lens cap
- LF-1 rear lens cap
- CL-38 flexible lens pouch
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|Mounts||Nikon F (DX), Nikon F (FX)|
|Mount Type||Nikon F-Bayonet|
|Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)||9°|
|Maximum Angle of View (FX-format)||13°40'|
|Maximum Reproduction Ratio||0.15x|
FX in DX Crop Mode
|Minimum Focus Distance||5.0ft.(1.5m)|
|Accepts Filter Type||Screw-On|
|Dimensions||(Approx.)3.1x5.7 in. (Diameter x Length) 78.5x144mm (Diameter x Length)|
|Weight||(Approx.)26.8 oz. (760g)|