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

Started May 22, 2013 | Discussions thread
MisterHairy
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Re: Mostly agree
In reply to sfnikon, May 23, 2013

Actually, you are right, in a way. The 1.8G is very very good indeed, but I do think that the 1.4 is a little disappointing; particularly given the cost.

Interestingly, your most used lens list is almost the same as mine except that I use the Nikkor 35/1.4, having bought it long before the Sigma came out. I love love LOVE the 35, but it's not the most critically sharp lens out there. Awesome look to it though.

sfnikon wrote:

But it's not that the 1.4G is bad rather the 1.8G is so good.   The 1.4G is probably better when shooting into the sun with the nanocoating.

My most used primes on the D800e:

24/1.4G, Sigma 35/1.4, 85/1.8G, 200/2

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