Advice on pick for DX - 60mm Micro or 85 1.8G

Started Apr 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
tyyreaun
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Re: Advice on pick for DX - 60mm Micro or 85 1.8G
In reply to MarkJH, Apr 30, 2013

The 60mm has a very short focus throw once you get past 1 meter.  It can make manual focusing difficult, and I found it affected autofocus accuracy as well - I tended to have a lot of "misses" when playing with it on my D7000, especially on non-static targets (e.g., a person who will move a little bit, even when standing still).  The 85mm is much more accurate in that aspect, at least in my experience.

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