Sports. Wildlife. Nature. This fast-focusing super-telephoto lens perfectly balances size and performance. Feel the freedom of 500 mm of reach, a compact build, and outstanding image quality.
Nikon AF-S 500mm F5.6E PF ED VR
Minimum focus distance: 3.0 m (9.8 ft) from focal plane
Maximum aperture: f/5.6
Minimum aperture: f/32
Focal length: 500 mm
Filter attachment size: 95 mm (P = 1.0 mm)
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount): Approx. 106 mm maximum diameter x 237 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
No. of diaphragm blades: 9 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Angle of view: Nikon FX-format D-SLR cameras: 5°, Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 3° 10'
Vibration reduction: Yes
Weight: Approx. 1460 g (3 lb 3.5 oz)
Lens construction: 19 elements in 11 groups (including 3 ED lens elements, 1 PF (phase Fresnel) lens element, lens elements with Nano-Crystal coatings, and a fluorine-coated front lens element)
Supplied accessories: LC-95 95 mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, HB-84 Bayonet Hood, CL-M5 Lens Case