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AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D

Portable medium telephoto - ideal for portraits

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  • RF

Key Features

  • High-speed telephoto lens
  • RF (Rear Focusing) system for fast and smooth optical performance
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Ideal for indoor or outdoor portraits


Focal length
Maximum aperture
Minimum aperture
Lens construction
6 elements in 6 groups
Picture angle
28°30' [18°50' with Nikon digital cameras (Nikon DX format)]
Closest focusing distance
0.85 m/2.8 ft.
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Appproximately 71.5 x 58.5 mm/2.8 x 2.3 in.
Approximately 380 g/13.4 oz.
Supplied accessories
62mm Snap-on front lens cap, Rear lens cap LF-1, Screw-in Hood HN-23

MTF Chart

Spatial Frequencies
S: Sagittal
M: Meridional
10 lines/mm
30 lines/mm

Lens Construction