Nikon introduces 105mm f1.4 lens

Join Nikon Rep Jeff Mitchell on Saturday, August 27th to see the newest example of Nikon’s optical excellence. Jeff will have the lens on hand for you to see and experience in person.


Nikon has just unwrapped their latest advancement in state of optical precision. The new AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED  promises to set the standard against which all short telephoto lenses will be measured; the world’s first* full-frame 105mm with an f/1.4 aperture. This lens is marvel of optical precision, and its fast maximum aperture makes it an an ideal available light optic —perfect for portraiture or indoor sports.

gorgeous solo

The lens invites you to create beautiful portraits with minimal depth of field and its f/1.4 maximum aperture and nine-blade diaphragm produce a superior bokeh effect with large, smooth spheres with gradual alteration.

2-QualityThis lens is the culmination of Nikon’s expertise in lens design, optical excellence and industry leading innovation. Its new optical design creates ultra-high definition across the entire frame, especially when used with one of Nikon’s full-frame (FX) high-resolution DSLRs, and its fast aperture allows selective, artistic use of that resolution. The AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED can defocus backgrounds with painterly finesse and isolate subjects with three-dimensional fidelity. For those seeking the ultimate in image quality in photography or videography, there’s no close second.

Mount Type
Nikon:  F-Bayonet

Focal Length:  
105 mm

Maximum Aperture:  
f/ 1.4

Minimum Aperture:  
f/ 16


Maximum Angle of View:  (DX-format)

Maximum Angle of View:  (FX-format)

Maximum Reproduction Ratio
:  0.13 x

Lens Elements:  

Lens Groups: 

Compatible Format(s): 
DX, FX in DX Crop Mode

Diaphragm Blades

Distance Information:  

Nano Crystal Coat:  

ED Glass Elements
:  3

Fluorine Coat
:  Yes

:  Yes

AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
:  Yes

Internal Focusing:  

Minimum Focus Distance:  
1.0 m (3.3 ft.) from focal plane

Focus Mode:  
AF, Manual


Filter Size: 
82 mm

Accepts Filter Type: 

Approx. Dimensions:  (Diameter x Length)
3.7  in.  (94.5  mm)  x  4.2  in.  (106  mm)

Approx. Weight
: 34.8  oz.  (985  g) 
Based on CIPA Guidelines

*Among AF lenses for digital SLRs compatible with FX-format image sensor; as of July 27, 2016; statement based on Nikon research.

Images c. Nikon, Drew Gurian, Vincent Versace