Wide shifting and tilting range (shift: ±11.5 mm; tilt: ±8.5°)
±90° lens revolving capability for versatile tilt/shift effects
Maximum reproduction ratio of 1/2
One ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass element for superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration
Nano Crystal Coat virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections, effectively reducing ghosting and flare
High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating delivers superior color reproduction while substantially reducing ghosting and flare
Rounded 9-blade diaphragm for more natural appearance of out-of-focus image elements
Lens aperture can be preset by using aperture ring and aperture stop-down button
With the Nikon D3, D700 and D300, auto aperture control with electromagnetic diaphragm is possible
Dust and moisture-resistant for reliable use even in harsh shooting situations
Focal length 45mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8
Minimum aperture f/32
Lens construction 9 elements in 8 groups (with one ED glass element and Nano Crystal Coat)
Picture angle 51°
Closest focusing distance 0.253m / 0.83ft.
Maximum reproduction ratio 1/2
No. of diaphragm blades 9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size 77
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount) Appproximately 82.5 x 112 mm/3.2 x 4.4 in.
Weight Approximately 740 g/26.1 oz.
77mm Snap-on front lens cap LC-77, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-43, Flexible lens pouch CL-1120