The Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 lens is a long telephoto zoom to bring distant objects in close. The 30-110mm lens (35 mm equivalent: 81-297 mm) is quite long for a camera such as this.
Whether you want to capture a still photo or a movie, the built-in Vibration Reduction will ensures steady shots, and the Nikon focussing motor will ensure fast focussing of the lens.
The lens is equipped with a retractable lens mechanism, so you can easily retract the lens to save space whenever you don’t want to use it.
In conjunction with the Nikon 1 cameras this lens will form a very compact long telephoto option.
The following lenses are available for the Nikon 1 camera series:
- 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 VR PD Zoom Lens – Wide range small aperture lens, 35mm equivalent is 27 to 270mm.
- 10mm f/2.8 Lens – High quality prime available light lens, 35mm equivalent is 27mm.
- 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 VR Lens – Telephoto zoom lens, 35mm equivalent is 81-297mm.
- 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 VR Lens – Standard focal length zoom, 35mm equivalent is 27-81mm.
The higher aperture lens, f/4.5 to f/5.6 lens is less suited to available light photography usage and the f/2.8 lens is a really nice prime lens for available light photography. There is not yet a large range of lenses to choose from for the Nikon 1 system and I guess more lenses will be developed with time as the camera system is still relatively new.
For a complete Nikon 1 systen you may need to get the three lenses 10mm f/2.8, 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 VR and the 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens.
There are now many images from this lens on the Flickr site.
- 1 Nikkor VR 30-110mm,
- Lens construction 12 groups, 18 elements,
- Angle of view, 29°40′-8°20′,
- Number of diaphragm blades, 7,
- Maximum aperture, f/3.8-5.6,
- Minimum aperture, f/16,
- Minimum focus distance, 1.0 metres, 3.3 feet,
- Maximum reproduction ratio, 0.104, 35 mm equivalent, 0.28,
- Weight, 180 grams, 6.3 ounces,
- Size diameter x length, distance from camera lens mount flange, 60.0×61.0 mm when lens is retracted,
- Filter attachment size, 40.5 mm,
- Lens cap type, Snap on,
- Lens hood, HB-N103 (provided),
- Lens case, CL-N101 (optional).
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