- Fast and constant f/2.8 maximum aperture through the entire focal range
- ED glass elements for high-resolution and high-contrast image even at maximum aperture
- Rotating zoom ring for precise zoom operation
16 elements in 11 groups (3 ED glass elements)
30°10' - 12°20' [20° - 8° with Nikon digital cameras (Nikon DX format)]
Closest focusing distance
1.8m / 6 ft (1.5m at macro setting)
Maximum reproduction ratio
1/7.1 (1/5.9 at macro setting)
No. of diaphragm blades
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approximately 87×187 mm/3.4 x 7.4 in.
Approximately 1,300g/45.9 oz
77mm snap-on front lens cap LC-77, Rear lens cap LF-1, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-43A
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