AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED

Overview

Features List

Ultra-fast portrait lens
Improved phase-detection and contrast-detection AF speeds
Three-dimensional high-fidelity design
Extra-low dispersion glass elements
Nano Crystal Coat to minimise ghosting and flare
Nine-blade rounded diaphragm

As the world’s first1 autofocus lens with a focal length of 105mm and an aperture of f/1.4, the FX-format AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED brings innovation to advance the boundaries of imaging excellence. Revel in the superior optical performance and high resolution – for dramatically sharp images and rich detail. The 105mm focal length2 and fast f/1.4 maximum aperture ensures evenly lit and high-contrast images even from a distance – making it a versatile performer for indoor portraits, intimate weddings and outdoor nightscapes.

A low-light powerhouse that delivers under any condition

Shoot fast-moving subjects at different distances with smooth and consistent results. With the all-new stepping motor in the AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED, you can achieve fast and precise autofocus (AF) through improved phase-detection and contrast-detection AF speeds. Also, the ‘drive sound’ of AF has been reduced, enabling photographers and videographers to capture subjects in their most natural moments without drawing unnecessary attention.

A low-light powerhouse that delivers under any condition

Astounding images that are rich in detail

Add a dramatic sense of depth to your compositions, with the AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED. The ultra-fast portrait lens attains high resolution across the entire frame – including the peripheral areas. Superior optical performance is achieved through NIKKOR’s unique “three-dimensional high-fidelity” design concept, allowing for smooth and beautiful bokeh. The nine-blade rounded diaphragm also creates a smooth and rounded bokeh, while the enhanced depth delivers images that truly stand out.

Unsurpassed durability, unmatches colour balance

Enjoy the freedom to capture sharp and vibrant images – even under harsh and bright-lighting conditions. Engineered with three Extra-low Dispersion glass elements that reduce chromatic aberration to enhance sharpness and contrast – and improved phase-detection and contrast-detection AF speeds – the AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED resolves portraits, landscapes and night sceneries with unmatched detail. A fluorine coating is applied for extra durability to repel dust, water droplets, grease and dirt for easy maintenance.

1 Among 35mm-format compatible lenses as of 27 July 2016. Statement based on Nikon research.

2 When attached to a DX-format digital SLR, the angle of view is equivalent to that of a 157.5 mm lens in FX/35mm format.

Tech Specs

Lens type Type E AF-S lens with built-in CPU
Mount Type Nikon F-Bayonet
Focal Length 105 mm
Maximum Aperture f/1.4
Minimum Aperture f/16
Format FX
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 15° 20′
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) 23° 10′
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.13x
Lens Elements 14
Lens Groups 9 (including 3 ED glass elements, and lens elements with nano Crystal Coat or fluorine coat)
Compatible Format(s) FX, DX, FX in DX Crop Mode
Diaphragm Blades 9 (rounded)
Diaphragm Control Electromagnetic diaphragm
Nano Crystal Coat Yes
Fluorine Coat Yes
Autofocus Nikon Internal Focusing (IF) System
AF Drive System Built-in SWM
M/A Mode Yes
A/M Mode No
A-M Switching No
Teleconverter Compatibility No
Minimum Focus Distance 1.0 m
Filter Size 82 mm
Filter Holder Fixed
Hood HB-79
Case CL-1218 (supplied)
Mount Metal
Dimensions Approx. 94.5 x 106 mm
Weight Approx. 985 g
Compatible Accessories 82 mm screw-on filters:
82 mm Neutral Color NC Filter
82 mm Circular Polarizing Filter II
Supplied Accessories LC-82 82 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, HB-79 Bayonet Hood, CL-1218 Lens Case

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