- Model name: Nikon PC-E Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/2.8D
- Focus Type: Manual
- Format : Full Frame
- Mounts: Nikon F
- Color: Black
- Purchase options: Amazon | Adorama | B&H
A tilt-shift lens is the ideal go to lens for a landscape or architecture or commercial photographer. The PC-E Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/2.8D lens is a great lens that has a wide shifting range of approx 11.5mm and a tilting range of 8.5mm. It offers a great deal of control for the pro-shooter. This medium telephoto perspective Control lens has a revolving capacity of 90 degrees in increments of 30 degrees. It has a wide shifting range of 11.5mm and a tilting range of 8.5 degrees.
Nikon has provided both Super Integrated Coating (SIC) and Nano Crystal coating (N) for superior lens flare & ghosting suppression. Auto aperture control is possible using the electromagnetic diaphragm. This is possible however on D3, D700 and D300 DSLRs.
The maximum aperture of the lens is f/2.8 and it can stop down to f/32. The lens diaphragm is made up of 9 diaphragm blades and ensures that fine bokeh is possible the rounded blades. The maximum viewing angle of the lens is 18°50′ on a DX format. The same on a FX format camera is 28°30′. There are 6 lens elements in the PC-E Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/2.8D which are arranged in 5 groups. It has a minimum focusing distance of 1.3’ or 0.39 meter.
The lens has a filter size specification of 77mm and weighs a decent 635 grams. The lens ships with a HB-22 bayonet hood, the CL-1120 lens pouch for transportation of the lens, a rear (LF-1) and front lens cap (LC-77 77mm). Available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H
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Nikon PC-E Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/2.8D Specifications
|Construction||6 elements in 5 groups (with Nano Crystal Coat)|
|Closest focusing distance||0.39m / 1.3ft.|
|Max reproduction ratio||1/2|
|No. of diaphragm blades||9 (rounded)|
|Diameter x length(extension from lens mount)||Appproximately 83.5 x 107 mm/3.3 x 4.2 in.|
|Weight||Approximately 635 g/22.4 oz.|
|Accessories||77mm Snap-on front lens cap LC-77, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-22, Flexible lens pouch CL-1120|