Sell Nikon 105mm f/2.8 VR Macro for Nikon 85mm 1.8G?

Started Feb 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
JoshRtek
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Re: Sell Nikon 105mm f/2.8 VR Macro for Nikon 85mm 1.8G?
In reply to Dave Thompson, Feb 21, 2013

Dave Thompson wrote:

Hi I also have the 105 VR and have just bought the 85 f1.8G, which is a stunning lens. However, remember the 85 will only focus down to 0.8m so you would miss out on any real close up lens. I think there is most certainly a place for both as they are very different lenses. I would never part with my 105 unless something really special was released.

Anyway good luck with your purchase if you do go for the 85, it is a gorgeous lens.

Good point on the close-focus ability.  I think it's easy to take for granted close-up shots even when never shooting macro.

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