Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6 VR announced

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Nikon announces the release of the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR, an approximately 7.8x high-power normal zoom lens compatible with Nikon DX-format digital SLR cameras.

The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR high-power normal zoom lens covers the frequently used wide-angle 18mm to telephoto 140mm (equivalent to 27-210mm in 35mm [135] format) range of focal lengths, making it the perfect lens for a wide variety of scenes, from everyday snapshots to vacation portraits and landscapes. It is constructed of one ED lens element and one aspherical lens element for excellent optical performance that makes superior image quality and clear rendering possible throughout the entire zoom range. Further, the lens is equipped with the vibration reduction (VR) function for camera shake compensation equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops* faster. The benefits of this function are maximized even when used with a digital SLR camera boasting a high pixel count for excellent definition and superior rendering. It is also equipped with a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for fast and quiet autofocusing. This single lens, with its high-power zoom and excellent portability make it easy to use with a wide variety of photographic scenes and situations.

The Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6 VR is available to order here.

 

Features

  • An 18-140mm, approximately 7.8x high-power normal zoom lens compatible with Nikon DX-format digital SLR cameras
  • An ED lens element and an aspherical lens element for optical design that achieves superior image quality and sharp rendering
  • Equipped with the vibration reduction (VR) function for camera shake compensation equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops faster
  • Equipped with a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for extremely quiet autofocusing
  • A maximum diameter of approximately 78 mm, length of approximately 97 mm, and weight of approximately 490 g makes it small and light enough to take anywhere

Specification

Focal length
18-140 mm
Maximum aperture
f/3.5-5.6
Minimum aperture
f/22-38
Lens construction
17 elements in 12 groups (including one ED glass and one aspherical lens elements)
Angle of view
76° – 11°30′
Minimum focus distance
0.45 m/1.48 ft from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio
0.23x
No. of diaphragm blades
7 (rounded)
Filter-attachment size
67mm
Diameter x length
(distance from camera lens mount flange)
Approximately 78 x 97 mm/3.1 x 3.8 in.
Weight
Approximately 490 g/17.3 oz
Accessories
67 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-67, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-32 (optional), Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1018 (optional)

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Kent is a professional wedding and portrait photographer based in Wellington, New Zealand. He and his team specialise in modern and contemporary weddings. Kent has his work published in international magazines and is a regular author to a number of photographic publication. He is fascinated by photographic equipment and enjoys showcasing the gear used in creating his images. You can find him on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Google+
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