Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED Lens

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED Lens

SKU # nik.20064


Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED

This lens is not suitable for underwater use due to the long minimum focus distance of 39 inches.  For underwater macro photography, the Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED is highly respected and quite popular.

Electromagnetic Diaphragm Mechanism

An electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism in the lens barrel provides highly accurate electronic diaphragm or aperture blade control when using auto exposure during continuous shooting. With conventional D/G type lenses, the diaphragm blades are operated by mechanical linkage levers.

The lens incorporates an electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism.  The following cameras are compatible with this lens:

  • D5
  • D4 series
  • D3 series
  • Df
  • D810
  • D810A
  • D800 series
  • D750
  • D700
  • D610
  • D600
  • D500
  • D300 series
  • D7500
  • D7200
  • D7100
  • D7000
  • D5600
  • D5500
  • D5300
  • D5200
  • D5100
  • D5000
  • D3400
  • D3300
  • D3200
  • D3100
  • Nikon 1 J1, J2, J3, J4, J5 with FT-1,
  • Nikon 1 V1, V2, V3 with FT-1,
  • Nikon 1 S1, S2 with FT-1

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.

IF Lens

A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing.  Thus, IF NIKKORS do not change in size during AF operation, allowing for compact, lightweight lenses capable of closer focusing distances.  These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.


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.  This makes it possible to seamlessly switch to fine manual focusing while looking through the viewfinder.

Nano Crystal Coat

An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths. Nano Crystal Coat solves ghost effects caused by red light and effectively reduces ghost and flare caused by light entering the lens diagonally.

Silent Wave Motor

AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor (SWM), which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.  SWM uses ultrasonic vibrations—rather than a gear system—to focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation.


  • LC-82 82mm Snap-On Front Lens Cap
  • LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
  • HB-79 Bayonet Hood
  • CL-1218 Lens Case


  • Mount Type Nikon F-Bayonet
  • Focal Length 105 mm
  • Maximum Aperture f/1.4
  • Minimum Aperture f/16
  • Format FX/35mm
  • Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)15°20'
  • Maximum Angle of View FX-format23°10′
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.13 x
  • Lens Elements 14
  • Lens Groups: 9
  • Compatible Formats: FX, DX, FX in DX Crop Mode
  • Diaphragm Blades: 9
  • Autofocus Silent Wave Motor
  • Internal Focusing
  • Minimum Focus Distance 1.0 m / 39.4 inch from focal plane
  • Focus Mode AF, Manual
  • E-type Yes
  • Filter Size: 82 mm
  • Accepts Filter Type: Screw-on
  • Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 3.7 in. (94.5 mm) x 4.2 in. (106 mm)
  • Approx. Weight  34.8 oz. (985 g)