Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Nikon News: New AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G LENS

Nikon have launched a new addition to their Nikkor lenses, with a 40mm f/2.8 'micro' lens.  It promises to be great for macro work, with a 1:1 reproduction ratio, light weight and near-silent auto-focus.

Highlights:

  • 40 mm DX-format macro lens (FX-format/35mm equivalent:60mm).
  • Large maximum aperture of f/2.8.
  • 1:1 reproduction ratio offers life-like close-ups.
  • Closest focusing distance: 0.163 m.
  • SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for accurate, whisper-quiet autofocus.
  • Two focus modes: M/A (manual-priority autofocus), allows quick switching between Autofocus and Manual focus operation, and M (manual focus).
  • Hood and soft lens case included.





More details here.