Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR

Lens Summary

Brand: Nikon

Also Known As: Nikon 300mm f/2.8G VR

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Nikon F

Release Date: 2004-09-16

MSRP Price: $5799

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: Discontinued

Lens Description: This fast f/2.8 telephoto lens features Nikon’s VR II image stabilization technology and Nano Crystal Coat and high-speed AF for exceptional optical performance.


Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR Specifications

Lens Specifications
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Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length300mm
Mount TypeNikon F
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)FX, DX, FX in DX Crop Mode, 35mm Film
Compatible with TeleconvertersYes
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.16x
Vibration Reduction (Image Stabilization)Yes
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)5°20'
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format)8°10'
Optical Information
Lens Elements11
Lens Groups8
Diaphragm Blades9
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements3
Nano Crystal CoatYes
Super Integrated Coat (SIC)Yes
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Silent Wave Motor (SWM)Yes
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance7.2 ft. (2.2m)
Focus Mode SwitchAuto, Manual, Auto/Manual
G-typeYes
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size52mm
Accepts Filter TypeSlip-in
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingYes
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarYes
Dimensions(Approx.) 4.9x10.5 in. (Diameter x Length), 124x268mm (Diameter x Length)
Weight(Approx.) 101.2 oz. (2,870g)
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack
Supplied Accessories52mm filter holder, LN-1 strap, HK-30 hood, CL-L1 semi-soft case, Front cover, Rear lens cap

Lens Construction

AF-S VR NIKKOR 300mm f2.8G IF-ED Construction

MTF Chart

AF-S VR NIKKOR 300mm f2.8G IF-ED MTF Curve

Image Samples

AF-S VR NIKKOR 300mm f2.8G IF-ED samples (4) AF-S VR NIKKOR 300mm f2.8G IF-ED samples (1)

AF-S VR NIKKOR 300mm f2.8G IF-ED samples (3) AF-S VR NIKKOR 300mm f2.8G IF-ED samples (2)

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