Boxed and comes with hood and manual. Macro photography promises fun, unique ways of capturing the things that amaze you most. The AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G lens provides high resolution and contrast from infinity to life-size (1:1 reproduction ratio) so that you can focus extra close on your subjects. Try it with the petal of a flower, the eye of an insect, or the tiny toes of a newborn baby. Get lost in the tiny details of life.