Professional, fast aperture, super-telephoto lens. Incorporates Nikon's second-generation Vibration Reduction system, and Nano Crystal coat for outstandingly sharp images, even in low-light. Boasts superb edge-to-corner sharpness, fast, quiet autofocus and a weather-sealed magnesium body to meet the demands of the most challenging professional environments.
Fast aperture, super telephoto lens.
300mm focal length (DX equivalent 450mm).
Vibration Reduction II (VR II) stabilization system with Normal and Active modes. Lets you use shutter speeds that are up to 3.0* stops slower.
Nano Crystal coat reduces ghost and flare.
Three focus modes: instant manual focus override (M/A), manual (M) and instant auto focus override (A/M) that prioritizes autofocus even when the focus ring is in use.
Closest focusing distance: 2.3 m in AF mode; 2.2 m in MF mode.
Three ED (Extra low Dispersion) glass elements ensure crisp results.
SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for fast, quiet autofocus.
Detachable hood and soft case included.
11 elements in 8 groups (with 3 ED glass elements and Nano Crystal Coat)
Angle of view
8°10' (5°20' with Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance
2.3 m/7.5 ft. in AF mode; 2.2 m/7.2 ft. in MF mode
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Filter attachment size
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approximately 124 x 267.5 mm/4.9 x 10.5 in.
Approximately 2,900 g/6.4 lb.
Slip-on Front Lens Cap, Rear Lens Cap LF-1, Lens Hood HK-30, Semi-soft Case CL-L1, Dedicated filter holder, 52mm Screw-on NC Filter, Strap LN-1