Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8D
$517
60 mm
autofocus prime lens
f/2.8
  • 1:1 (1) Macro

reviewswhat are people saying

"It is a great lens for macro and portraits"

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"Excelent construction, looks great, definitely it's a professional lens, very sharp and none distortion."

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"For macro work, at this focal length, you often have to get VERY close to your subject"

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compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

This lens is compatible with Full frame cameras such as the Nikon D750, Nikon D5 and Nikon D810A. However, this lens won't auto focus on cameras such as the Nikon D810A that are lacking focus motors.

Nikon D750
33.3°
horizontal angle of view
60mm
35mm equivalent focal length

APS-C (1.5x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.5x crop factor) cameras such as the Nikon D5600, Nikon D7200 and Nikon D3400. However, this lens won't auto focus on cameras such as the Nikon D5500 that are lacking focus motors.

Nikon D5600
22.2°
horizontal angle of view
92mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Nikon Micro 60mm f/2.8D vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Length Quite short Help
74 mm
Prime lens Prime lens Help
Typically very sharp
Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/32
Diameter Small diameter Help
71 mm
Magnification Great macro Help
1:1 (1)
Weight Very light Help
440 g

Cons

The Nikon Micro 60mm f/2.8D vs other Digital camera lenses

Focus motor Lacks a silent focus motor Help
Louder and slower
Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
60 mm
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

The Nikon Micro 60mm f/2.8D vs other Digital camera lenses

Tilt-shift Not a tilt-shift Help
Regular images

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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60 mm
Max focal length
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60 mm
Zoom range
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1x
Magnification
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1:1 (1)
above average above average

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/2.8
Wide minimum
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f/32
unique unique
Tele maximum
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f/2.8
Tele minimum
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f/32
above average above average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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None
below average below average
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Nikon FX
Length
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74 mm
Diameter
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71 mm
Filter size
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62 mm
Weight
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440 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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33.4°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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33.4°
Wide vertical
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22.6°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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22.6°
Wide diagonal
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39.7°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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39.7°

Angle of view (On Nikon DX APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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22.3°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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22.3°
Wide vertical
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15°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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15°
Wide diagonal
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26.6°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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26.6°

Competitors

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Avatar for Dell Deaton Dell Deaton (9:46 AM, May 18, 2013)
This is my go-to lens, probably used to photograph more James Bond watches in my studio than any other lens I've used. Period.