What to do??? Nikon 85mm f1.8 or Tokina 100mm f2.8 macro

Started Oct 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
martinch
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Re: What to do??? Nikon 85mm f1.8 or Tokina 100mm f2.8 macro
In reply to Younster10, Oct 17, 2012

Younster10 wrote:

I love to shoot portraits and I'm very interested in macro photography. The problem is what lens should I buy? the Nikon 85 f1.8 or the Tokina 100mm f2.8 macro. 

Both are optically excellent (have both).

How fast is the Tokina in focussing compaired to the Nikon?

Mine was pretty fast focussing outside of the macro range.  Obviously, as this lens is screw-driven, this is somewhat dependent upon the focussing motor in the body.

Considering the things I've read the tokina is much better in image quality than the nikon 60mm.

They're both about the same, in my experience (have both).

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