Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4 D IF-ED Prime Lens
Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4 D IF-ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) prime lens is ideally suitable for wildlife" fast action" sports and other journalistic pursuits. SWM (Silent Wave Motor) ensures that the lens can remain discreet when focusing (recommended when shooting wildlife) and M/A (Full time Manual focusing) allow instant manual focusing override. ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) elements reduces effect of chromatic aberration and Internal Focusing elements keeps the barrel length unchanged during focusing.
AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4D IF-ED
This lightweight" compact" fast-focusing telephoto lens for sports" wildlife and action photography is perfect for carrying around during a full day of shooting.
Practical" compact f/4 super-telephoto prime lens
Offering an excellent balance between size" speed and image quality" the fast AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4D IF-ED produces great sharpness" making it an ideal super-telephoto lens for sports" wildlife or travel applications. If greater reach is needed" its fully compatible with all Nikon teleconverters. It even handles close-up shooting suprisingly well.
Capture distant action
Super-telephoto reach and pristine clarity
The AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4D IF-ED delivers exceptionally clear images from remarkeable distances. Its fixed 300mm focal length lets you get closer to the excitement of a sporting event" the natural splendor of wildlife and the breathtaking details of a landscape. And because of its compact size and lightweight construction" its perfect for carrying around during a full day of shooting. Combine it with a Nikon teleconverter" and you can achieve up to an astounding 600mm of reach!
Superb image quality
Superior NIKKOR optical design
The AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4D IF-ED delivers the exceptional image quality and performance that has made NIKKOR lenses famous. Nikons Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables ultra-fast" ultra-quiet autofocusing with seamless manual override. Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass produces superior sharpness" contrast and color" even in challenging lighting situations. And the Internal Focusing (IF) design keeps the lens compact and lightweight.
Silent Wave Motor
AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikons Silent Wave Motor" which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.
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.
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.
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.
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
FX in DX Crop Mode
ED Glass Elements
Super Integrated Coating
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
Minimum Focus Distance
4.8 ft. (1.45m)
Accepts Filter Type
Compatible with Nikon AF-S Teleconverters
Yes (refer to the product manual for details)
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
3.5 (90) x 8.8 in. ( x 222.5 mm)
50.8 oz. (1,440 g)
Rear lens cap