Nikon 60mm f/2.8 AF-D Micro
Good sharpness and contrast. Working distance from the front of the lens to the subject is at 1:1 is about 7 cm. Front element deeply seated minimises need for lens hood.
The AF and AF-D versions share the same optical formula.
Not a suitable for IR work. There is an obvious hot spot, and loss of sharpness.
Rating: Ed: 80, User: - (normalized, 0=useless, 50=average, 100=excellent).
Mount: Nikon F.
Aperture range: f/2.8 to f/32.
Close focus distance (CFD): 22 cm / 0.72 ft (from sensor plane).
CFD magnification: 1:1 / 1X.
Focus: AF (requires in-body focus motor).
Filter diameter: 62 mm.
L x D, W: 75 x 72 mm, 440 g.
IR: Poor IR performance.
Approximate street price: USD 470 (new, w/o tax).
Production: 1993-2008, replaced by: Nikon 60mm f/2.8 G AF-S ED Micro.
Nikon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in optics and imaging. Its products include cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, binoculars, microscopes, measurement instruments, and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (Japan Optical Industries Corporation), and renamed Nikon Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon Corporation is one of the companies of the Mitsubishi Group.