AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4D IF-ED

AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4D IF-ED


Super fast, super quiet lens using Nikon’s Silent Wave motor technology for compatibility with the Nikon D40. Compact super-telephoto lens for travel, sports, wildlife and stock photography¬†M/A switch for fast transitions from AF to manual focus. No power drain when manually focusing.

  • High optical performance even with a teleconverter attached
  • ED glass elements for high-resolution and high-contrast images
  • 1.45m closest focusing
  • M/A mode allows rapid switching between autofocus and manual operation
  • Nine-blade rounded diaphragm achieves a natural blur for out-of-focus elements


Focal length300mm
Lens construction10 elements in 6 groups
Number of diaphragm blades9
Maximum f/ stopf/32
Minimum f/ stopf/4
Closest focusing distance145cm
Maximum reproduction ratio1/3.7
External front filter77mm
Suited for 35mm camera's as well?Yes