Nikon AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED Lens

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The Nikon AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED Lens combines legendary Micro NIKKOR optics and advanced Nikon lens technologies for stunningly sharp close-up and macro images up to life-size (1:1 reproduction ratio). It produces beautiful bokeh (background blur) at its wider aperture settings, and with its wide focusing range, the AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED is not limited to extreme close-up photography—achieve great results with nearly any subject.


Crisp sharpness from life-size (1:1) to infinity
Discover a world of extreme clarity and unseen detail with close-up shooting only achievable with a macro lens. The AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED is a compact, versatile macro lens capable of producing stunning sharpness with beautiful bokeh (background blur) in a wide range of focus distances from infinity to life-size (1:1).

Fast f/2.8 aperture and versatile focal length
Thanks to a broad focusing range and a wide f/2.8 maximum aperture, the AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED can be used for more than just close-up shooting. Create truly spectacular portraits and more with exquisite levels of detail. Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocusing performance with seamless manual focus override for increased versatility.

Silent Wave Motor
AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor, which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.

Nano Crystal Coat
An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths.

ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.

AS stands for Aspherical lens elements. This type of lens utilizes non-spherical surfaces on either one or both sides of the glass in order to eliminate certain types of lens aberration.

Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens.

IF Lens
A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.


Lens construction (elements/groups) 12/9 (1 ED glass element, 2 aspherical lenses and 1 with Nano Crystal Coat)
Picture angle with Nikon DX Format 39°40’
Minimum f/stop 32
Closest focusing distance 0.185m
Maximum reproduction ratio 1.0x
Filter attachment size 62mm
Lens cap Snap-on
Lens hood HB-42
Lens case CL-1018
Dimensions Approx. 73 x 89mm
Weight Approx. 425g
Supplied accessories (may differ by country or area) Front lens cap LC-62, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-42, Flexible lens pouch CL-1018

Box Contents

  • Nikon AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED Lens 
  • Front Lens Cap LC-62
  • Rear Lens Cap LF-1
  • Bayonet Hood HB-42
  • Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1018