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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 40mm F2.8G Camera Lens
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Product Summary

  • Maximum aperture of f/2.8
  • Focal length of 40mm
  • 1:1 reproduction ratio
  • Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
  • Autofocus
  • M/A (quick switching from AF to MF) and M (manual focus)
  • Contrast from infinity to life-size (1X)
  • Compatibility: Only with APS-C DSLR Cameras
  • 2 Years Genuine Warranty with Nikon Australia

AF-S DX Nikkor 40mm F2.8G Lens features a bright and fast Micro lens for Nikon DX-format digital-SLR cameras offering a focal length of 40mm and a maximum aperture of f/2.8. This lens is able to achieve shooting at 1:1 reproduction ratio while its Silent Wave Motor (SWM) realizes quiet autofocus operation. Two focus modes are available via M/A (quick switching from AF to MF) and M (manual focus). AF-S DX Nikkor 40mm F2.8G Lens is a compact micro lens for close-ups, portraits and landscapes and provides high resolution and contrast from infinity to life-size (1X). It is compatible only with APS-C DSLR Cameras.

Product Features in Detail

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.

Reveal Hidden Beauty
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.

Carry It With You Everywhere
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.

Isolate Your Subjects
Natural Background Blur (Bokeh). Whether 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.

Included in the Box

     Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 40mm F2.8G Camera Lens
     LC-52 52mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap
     LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
     HB-61 Bayonet Hood
     CL-0915 Flexible Lens Pouch
     12 months with Nikon Australia - plus an extra 12 months if product is registered online at

Warranty Information

     This Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 40mm F2.8G Camera Lens comes with 12 months with Nikon Australia - plus an extra 12 months if product is registered online at
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities. 


Tech Specs

Mount Type  Nikon F-Bayonet
Focal Length  40mm
Maximum Aperture  f/2.8
Minimum Aperture  f/22
Format  DX
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. (0.163m)
Focus Mode  Auto
G-type  Yes
Filter Size  52mm
Accepts Filter Type  Screw-on
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)  2.7 in. (68.5 mm) x 2.5 in. (64.5 mm)
Approx. Weight  8.3 oz. (235 g)



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