Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4 lens not so hot.

Started 11 months ago | Discussions thread
ken6217
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Re: Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4 lens not so hot.
In reply to Cytokine, 11 months ago

Cytokine wrote:

Firstly at 4 feet and f1.4 the depth of field (FX) is 5/8ths of an inch 15mm in metric. NOt for the inexperienced. Which is why pros love this lens and amateurs are moved to tears.

John

I understand that. I actually went to a DOF calculator after I took the images and saw how SHALLOW the DOF is at about the distance you are saying. With that said though, That shouldn't account for me focusing on the eye and the is is not sharp. At 4.5 it is very sharp though.

Maybe I got a bad copy.

Ken

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