The AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 40 mm f/2.8G Lens from Nikon® is designed to fulfill your digital photographic needs. It is ideal for shooting general close-ups, delicate flowers, detailed collectables, copy photography, portraits, landscapes and more. With its continuous autofocusing from infinity to 6.4 inches (life-size/1X), the AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40 mm f/2.8G ensures sharpness and clarity in every composition. Furthermore, it is compact, lightweight and versatile enough for everyday photography, including flattering people shots and breathtaking landscapes. Its rounded 7-blade diaphragm renders a beautiful, natural background blur at its wider aperture settings. Moreover, Silent Wave Motor feature uses ultrasonic vibrations to focus the lens, providing smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation. In addition, Nikon's Super Integrated Coating enhances light transmission efficiency with superior color consistency and reduced lens flare. Small enough to be carried everywhere, this standard focal length DX-format Micro-NIKKOR lens provides high resolution and contrast from infinity to life-size.