A shining example of superior NIKKOR optical design, the AF Zoom-NIKKOR 80-200mm f/2.8D ED is a high-performance constant aperture telephoto zoom lens that produces brilliant photos and HD videos across its entire 80-200mm focal length range. Its ultra-fast f/2.8 maximum aperture delivers bright images with beautiful background blur (bokeh). It’s an excellent choice for serious sports, wildlife and portrait photographers, and it excels in low-light situations.
At its widest aperture setting of f/2.8, the AF Zoom-NIKKOR 80-200mm f/2.8D ED delivers maximum light to your camera’s sensor. This means you can shoot at higher shutter speeds and still achieve bright, sharp images. And since you can open the aperture to f/2.8 throughout the entire zoom range, you can maintain a consistent exposure from any distance. Create brilliant images in exciting new low-light situations.
The AF Zoom-NIKKOR 80-200mm f/2.8D ED offers superior depth-of-field control for giving your photos and HD videos a natural, soft background blur (bokeh). Separate your subject from the background, or draw focus to a specific area of your composition. Nikon’s Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass ensures superior sharpness, contrast and color correction, even at the lens’ maximum aperture setting.
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.