19 elements in 14 groups (including 3 aspherical lens elements and 3 ED lens elements)
Angle of view
76° - 5° 20'
Nikon Internal Focusing (IF) System with autofocus controlled by Silent Wave Motor and separate focus ring for manual focus
Minimum focus distance
300 mm focal length: 0.45 m (1.48 ft) from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded diaphragm opening)
77 mm (P=0.75 mm)
Approx. 83 mm diameter x 120 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
Approx. 830 g (29.3 oz)
The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is a powerful and versatile lens that performs in a broad range of situations including wide-angle group shots, high-powered telephoto zooms, macros and more. Its incredible 16.7x zoom allows incredible reach amongst our zoom lenses optimised for DX-format cameras. Designed with state-of-the-art optical technology such as Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and Vibration Reduction, your photos and HD videos will feature breathtaking detail and definition at any distance.