Nikon Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8 Ai-S

Nikon Micro NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8 Ai-S

Lens Summary

Brand: Nikon

Also Known As: Nikon 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: Nikon F

Release Date: 1983-09-01

MSRP Price: $899

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Poor

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: A versatile medium telephoto lens for close-ups, portraits, candids.

Nikon Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8 Ai-S Specifications

Lens Specifications
* Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area 
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length105mm
Mount TypeNikon F
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)FX, DX, FX in DX Crop Mode, 35mm Film
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Vibration Reduction (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/32
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)23°20'
Optical Information
Lens Elements10
Lens Groups9
Diaphragm Blades9
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Minimum Focus Distance1.34 ft. (0.41m)
Filter Information
Filter Size52mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingYes
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions(Approx.) 2.6x3.3 in. (Diameter x Length) 66x83.8mm (Diameter x Length)
Weight(Approx.) 18.2 oz. (515g)
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack
Supplied Accessories52mm front lens cap Rear lens cap

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Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f2.8 Construction


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For info the lens diagram is the AF 105mm not the ais


A double gauss with even two corrector elements. It is pure blur & sharpness beauty. This is so great, i am falling in love with that lens. I will get one.

Ashish Yadav

Is this lens compatible with nikon d5200

I know it will not auto focus and aperture has to be set manually


No time measurements possible with D5200. But pictures can be shot.
All functions are manually, no information before the picture is taken. After taking the picture you see the result and you need to adjust right settings. Practically not possible for normal photography.
If you want supportet this lens you need D7x00 or FX format Nikon bodies or Sony A6x000 or A7x.
I have it combined with Sony A7 and I enjoy the combination.

Mike Taylor

One of my favourite lenses that I enjoy using on both my DSLR and my Nikon F3