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Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens - 2200

Abt Model: 2200N | UPC Code: 018208022007
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9 Lens Elements/ 7 Lens Groups/ 7 Diaphragm Blades/ Distance Information/ Super Integrated Coating/ AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)/ 0.53 Ft. Minimum Focus Distance/ Black Finish
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Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens, Model 2200N

Features:

  • Compact and lightweight DX-format close-up lens
    Small enough to be carried everywhere, this standard focal length DX-format Micro-NIKKOR lens provides high resolution and contrast from infinity to life-size (1X). The AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G is for taking high quality stills and HD D-Movies and is ideal for shooting general close-ups, delicate flowers, detailed collectables, copy photography, portraits, landscapes and more
  • Sharp images from infinity to life-size (1X)
    This standard close-up lens captures the finest details at any distance, including details practically impossible to detect with the human eye (at 1X magnification). It's a great choice for enticing food photography or detailed product shots. And with its continuous autofocusing from infinity to 6.4 inches (life-size/1X), the AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G ensures sharpness and clarity in every composition
  • Stunning portraits and landscapes, too!
    The AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G is compact, lightweight and versatile enough for everyday photography, including flattering people shots and breathtaking landscapes, so you get brilliant results in most situations without switching lenses
  • Natural Background Blur (Bokeh)
    Wether you're shooting portraits, food or nature—indoors or outdoors—the AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G's rounded 7-blade diaphragm renders a beautiful, natural background blur (Bokeh) at its wider aperture settings. Selective focus helps to isolate the subject, creating out of focus backgrounds
  • Superior Close Range Focusing
    The Close-Range Correction system is one of Nikon's most important focusing innovations. Using an innovative floating element design, each lens group moves independently to achieve superior performance at close distances
  • Quiet Autofocus
    A significant innovation in AF lens technology, Nikon's Silent Wave Motor uses ultrasonic (inaudible) vibrations—rather than a gear system—to focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation
  • Quick Switching from AF to MF
    When fine manual focusing is needed, simply rotate the lens focus ring—M/A mode allows you to seamlessly override the AF system with virtually no time lag
  • Reduce Lens Flare and Ghosting
    Nikon's Super Integrated Coating enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced lens flare

Specifications:

  • Mount Type: Nikon F-Bayonet
  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/2.8
  • Minimum Aperture: f/22
  • Format: DX
  • Maximum Angle of View (DX-format): 38°50'
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 1.0x
  • Lens Elements: 9
  • Lens Groups: 7
  • Compatible Format(s): DX
  • Diaphragm Blades: 7
  • Distance Information: Yes
  • Super Integrated Coating: Yes
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor): Yes
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 0.53 ft.
  • Focus Mode
    • Auto
    • Manual
    • Auto/Manual
  • G-type: Yes
  • Filter Size: 52mm
  • Accepts Filter Type: Screw-on

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Diameter: 2.7"
  • Length: 2.5"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 9.9 oz
  • Shipping: 1 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
More reasons to buy the Nikon 2200 from Abt Electronics
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  • The Nikon 2200 is Brand New.
  • The Nikon 2200 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
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Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens
 
4.9

(based on 33 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

One of the best lenses ever!

I bought this lens as a macro lens, but soon discovered that I ended up using it for everything. Image quality is unbelievable, and I cannot fault it in any way. This was...Read complete review

I bought this lens as a macro lens, but soon discovered that I ended up using it for everything. Image quality is unbelievable, and I cannot fault it in any way. This was a pleasant surprise, as I did not expect anything near this standard considering the price. Build quality is great, and although not built like one of the gold ring lenses, it is on a par with the 35mm f/1.8G and 50mm Gs. Like the 35mm, it is very light and compact, and it makes a nice change to use such a small lens without compromising on image quality! Focus speed is actually rather fast and very accurate. When using this lens for landscape/portrait shots (with the focus limiter switched on), focusing seems instantaneous. I have both this lens and the 35mm DX, and can honestly say that I would pick the 40mm over the 35mm every time. It may not be as fast as the 35mm, but the close focusing ability is very useful, even when I'm not doing 1:1 images. With image quality close to pro lenses, full 1:1 focus capabilities and such a compact body, this has to be one of the best lenses ever!

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Micro just for the heck of it

OK! I didn't go into the store with the idea of coming out with this lens. Micro photography is way outside of what I normally focus on. This lens is just for the...Read complete review

OK! I didn't go into the store with the idea of coming out with this lens. Micro photography is way outside of what I normally focus on. This lens is just for the heck of it and to have fun. I have messed around with it several times and although I am not into micro photography I can tell you it has caused me to see things differently (to some degree). A good switch up every now and again is good for the eye. If you are stuck in landscape mode this might be the right tool to bring the fun back to your photography. It isn't the cleanest lens but it does the job. Go ahead and get out of your rhythm and try something different.

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5.0

Sharp lens!

By buglover

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens:

i am very much a beginner, but I bought everything Nikon brand. No regrets with this lens. I've taken many pictures of bugs with this lens, and I'm usually surprised at what a wonderful job it does.

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

High Value Micro Lens

By Scripps23

from San Diego, California

Comments about Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens:

This 40mm micro lens performs as well as other micro lenses three times the cost. The photo of the flower below was taken with a Nikon D7000 camera body at the following camera settings: a shutter speed of 1/250 of a second, an aperture of f/8, an ISO of 900, Auto White Balance, and Matrix Metering.

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(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Detail at Close Range

By DustyLensCap

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens:

I recently purchased this Lens for the purpose of capturing small objects at close range. Right out of the box the first few images that I took were astounding. Although it doesn't have zoom feature, it will however focus automatically and I knew this when I purchased it. Some of the sample pictures inspired me to acquire this lens in which I have no regrets. At close range it is very important to utilize a tripod and remote shutter release to avoid or reduce camera shake causing blurry captures. Here is are a few photos using a Nikon D-7100.

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3.0

Micro just for the heck of it

By NevadaJayHawk

from Sunrise Manor, NV, USA

Comments about Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens:

OK! I didn't go into the store with the idea of coming out with this lens. Micro photography is way outside of what I normally focus on. This lens is just for the heck of it and to have fun. I have messed around with it several times and although I am not into micro photography I can tell you it has caused me to see things differently (to some degree). A good switch up every now and again is good for the eye. If you are stuck in landscape mode this might be the right tool to bring the fun back to your photography. It isn't the cleanest lens but it does the job. Go ahead and get out of your rhythm and try something different.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent

By jryd

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens:

I do a lot of macro work and I wouldn't be able to shoot what I love without this lens.

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5.0

Sharp and affordable!

By ClassicDigital

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens:

This lens is incredibly sharp. When used for macro work the images you can capture with it are just amazing. You can heavily crop your images as much as you want and you won't loose detail until the file literally starts to pixelate! I love using this lens for macro. You just have to keep in mind that since this lens is only 40mm you will have to watch just how close you get to your subject. I wouldn't recommend this lens for insects but for everything else this lens is just amazing. It will also double as a portrait lens to. This lens has a focus limiter switch which limits the lens from traveling though its entire focus throw. This is handy when the lens isn't being used for macro work. I'd highly recommend this lens if your looking for a small compact macro/portrait lens. It really is a great buy.

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent lens, high quality, and low price!!

By MaulePilot

from Arkansas, USA

Comments about Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens:

I bought this lens to do light macro work and it has exceeded my expectations. I shot a variety of photos, handheld, well below 1/60 with no blur.

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(7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Fantastic

By snapbeauty

from Brooklyn, NY, USA

Comments about Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens:

Great macro lens. With or without tripod you can create great photos.

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(12 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very nice macro lens

By joemav57

from Upland, PA, USA

Comments about Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens:

Purchased this lens for my Nikon D3100. It has been a great addition to my camera bag. Have used it in capturing flowers and insects. It has exceeded my expectations. Have had it for only a few months. Looking forward to spring and taking more upclose shots.

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(19 of 20 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Versatile and sharp

By Camera crazy mama

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Camera Lens:

I was looking for a lens that would be versatile and let me take portraits in lower light than the kit lens and this was a great choice. Loving it! Takes great indoors can still catch the bugs I have always enjoyed shooting outside.

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