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

Started May 22, 2013 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
Veteran MemberPosts: 5,224Gear list
Re: Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4 lens not so hot.
In reply to SuperAchromat, May 24, 2013

SuperAchromat wrote:

Your observation about sharpness is no surprise.  Almost to a tee, slower lenses beat faster ones at all f-stops.

That may often be true where the lens manufacturer pays the same attention to design, materials and build quality in both lenses.  However with modern Nikon lenses, Nikon go a lot further in all aspects with the faster versions of the same focal length lens - and the price reflects this.

 CFynn's gear list:CFynn's gear list
Fujifilm X10 Nikon D800E Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D Nikon AF Nikkor 105mm f/2D DC Nikon AF Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D ED-IF +14 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow