Nikon 85mm 1.8G vs 1.4D - Contrast, Sharpness, Bokeh Side by Side Tests

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Nikon 85mm 1.8G vs 1.4D - Contrast, Sharpness, Bokeh Side by Side Tests
Apr 5, 2012

I saw a recent test and had some ideas from it and decided to run another test of my own...

I shot using the Nikon 85mm 1.4D and the 85mm 1.4G from f1.4 to f8.0 and a few places in between.

The 1.8G is sharper, crisper with more contrast and resolution at all apertures.

The 1.4D, has a creamier bokeh, I believe due to its being less sharp... the buttery-ness seems to come from being not so sharp...

You be the judge... images are here:

http://glamourphotography.co/?p=6547

I'm also postulating, that the 1.4G will not be as buttery as the 1.4D as it will be sharper with more contrast... Thoughts?
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