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Vibration Reduction

Vibration Reduction

Vibration Reduction (VR) is an image stabilization technology that minimizes blur caused by camera shake. Using a VR NIKKOR lens can result in sharp images in low light, under windy conditions or when using a physically large NIKKOR lens, at up to four stops slower (with a VR II lens) than a non-VR lens.

Nikon F-Mount

Nikon F-Mount

Used on Nikon SLRs and NIKKOR lenses from the introduction of the Nikon F in 1959 to current models, the bayonet-type F-Mount is the communication link between Nikon SLRs and NIKKOR lenses.

Macro Lenses

Macro Lenses

Macro photography is one of the most interesting types of photography, as it lets you show detail that is otherwise not easily seen by the naked eye.

Announcing the launch of "Masters of the Light"

Announcing the launch of "Masters of the Light"

Newly taken original photography by world’s renowned photographers.With a special support by Nikon, 10 leading world’s photographers have taken original photography using Nikon camera and NIKKOR lens to bring out the ultimate quality and to illustrate the art of photography. The book is designed by world’s influential designer, Nevile Brody.

Zoom Lens Maximum Aperture: Fixed and Variable Apertures

Zoom Lens Maximum Aperture: Fixed and Variable Apertures

Zoom lenses are beneficial because they allow for a range of different focal lengths without the need to carry multiple prime (fixed focal length) lenses. This lets the photographer quickly zoom in and capture the shot, then zoom back for another at a wider angle. While this is a wonderful advantage to have, there are optical limitations that should be understood when using a zoom lens.

Announcing the launch of "Eyes of Nikon"

Announcing the launch of "Eyes of Nikon"

A new art book of photography with photography all taken with Nikon Camera and NIKKOR lens and story around the lens.The book introduce the world’s leading 21 photographers’ original work with story around the lens used for the work. The book will also introduce the technology and decades of craftsmanship of NIKKOR lens by the Nikon engineers.