Reasons why no Nikon 85mm f1.2?

Started Apr 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Not convincing - nt
In reply to whoosh1, Apr 12, 2013

Maybe... but it is very clear from that photo that the rear lens in Canon's version is bigger than the Nikon mount and would be impossible. Whether Nikon can make an f/1.2 lens with a significantly different design that would use a samller rear lens, or whether it's even possible (maybe 85mm f/1.2 simply requires this size of lens), I have no idea.

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