This 30-110mm lens takes portraiture to another level, with soft focus backgrounds creating maximum impact.
With help from the compact 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 lens, turning the pleasures of everyday life into extraordinary images is simple. Ideal for a wide range of scenes, capturing anything from dazzling views to stunning portraits, this truly portable telephoto zoom lens has the capability to get up close and personal from afar. Complete with a retractable lens mechanism for portability and a quiet performance whether you are shooting movies or stills, this sophisticated NIKKOR lens is perfectly tailored for the Nikon 1 system.
Extend Your Reach
The superior 3.7x zoom of the 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 has a 35mm-equivalent focal length of approximately 81-297mm. This beautifully engineered CX-format telephoto lens focuses in on the finest of detail and when shooting portraits even subtle gradations in skin tone can be recorded. With the maximum aperture of f/3.8, subjects are easily isolated from their backgrounds with great clarity, and the smooth aperture mechanism lets you move easily between sharp and soft backgrounds, enabling adjustment of the degree to which the subject stands out, even when shooting a movie.
Vibration Reduction ensures the most challenging images are captured with pin-sharp accuracy.
Nikon’s innovative Vibration Reduction stabilisation system (VR) enables steady hand-held shooting at all focal lengths. Delivering sharp photos and video, Vibration Reduction allows you to use shutter speeds that are up to 3 stops slower than would otherwise be possible. Leave your tripod at home and shoot with confidence, safe in the knowledge that the 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 will produce photos of outstanding detail and colour even in low light.
Nikon 1 Mount Optimized Optics
Delivering consistent edge-to-edge sharpness, the 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 lens comprises 18 elements in 12 groups, in a design including two ED lens elements. Providing superb optical performance, the ED glass elements ensure sharp, high-resolution images while the seven rounded blades of the iris diaphragm produce a soft rendering effect for natural backgrounds. With a lens capable of achieving beautiful bokeh while capturing the subject with such clarity, you can create flattering portraits and stunning close-ups to be immensely proud of.
Two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements work to deliver superior sharpness and colour correction.
Creating technologies that make NIKKOR lenses the best choice for any type of still or moving imagery, Nikon’s Stepping Motor (STM) allows super-quiet autofocusing for discrete shooting. With the 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 you can set up your shot in an instant, safe in the knowledge that the camera focusing won’t disturb sensitive subjects like wildlife, and quiet operation is particularly handy when recording a movie.
Surprisingly compact and lightweight for such a versatile lens, the 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 offers a firm and natural hold when shooting. In addition, this highly efficient lens can activate the camera via the retractable lens. Simply turn the camera on by turning the zoom ring, or off by retracting the lens. With metal rings to add a touch of class and a high-quality metallic exterior, this amazing zoom is available in black or white to fit the smart camera bodies of the Nikon 1 range. The lens is supplied complete with a front and rear lens cap and the HB-N103 bayonet lens hood, which helps reduce stray light and minimise flare for images resulting in better contrast and colour saturation.
Highly effective for bringing far-away subjects up close and making portraits come alive, the 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 lens from Nikon, delivers strikingly crisp shots you’ll want to share.
 The actual focal length of 30-110mm has an angle of view equivalent to that of an 81-297mm lens in 35mm  format.
 The zoom ring power-off function is not available on the Nikon 1 J1 and Nikon 1 V1.
Product Feature Comparison
The 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 lens is just one of a range of great CX-format lenses available for your Nikon 1 camera. Take a look at the table below comparing features with a selection of other fantastic lenses from the collection.