The extra-long 200mm focal length of the AF Micro-NIKKOR 200mm f/4D IF-ED provides maximum working distance between you and your subject, ideal for shooting flowers, insects and other tiny wildlife at a distance that won’t disturb them. Internal Focusing (IF) allows the lens to focus without changing size, another major plus for close-up shooting. Create stunning 1:1 reproduction ratio images with ease.
With a 1.6 ft. (0.5 m) working distance, the AF Micro NIKKOR 200mm f/4D IF-ED lets you create remarkable life-size (1:1 reproduction ratio) images of insects, flowers and other wildlife without disturbing them. Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass ensures high contrast and tack-sharp images.
Legendary in the world of close-up photography, Micro NIKKOR lenses deliver superior life-size images of striking clarity without additional accessories. The AF Micro NIKKOR 200mm f/4D IF-ED is no exception. It combines that rich legacy of NIKKOR optics with advanced Nikon lens technologies to empower your D-SLR to peak performance in close-up applications.
An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.
A-M stands for Auto-Manual Mode. Thanks to a mechanism incorporated in the lens barrel, smooth focusing operation in Manual focus mode is realized in the same way as users have become accustomed to with conventional manual-focus lenses by adding an appropriate torque to the focus ring.
A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.
The Close-Range Correction (CRC) system is one of Nikon's most important focusing innovations, for it provides superior picture quality at close focusing distances and increases the focusing range.