Portrait lens: Tokina 100mm f2.8 macro vs Nikon 85mm f1.8G on Nikon D600

Started May 28, 2013 | Questions thread
87350iroc
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Re: Portrait lens: Tokina 100mm f2.8 macro vs Nikon 85mm f1.8G on Nikon D600
In reply to Tepacca, May 30, 2013

I have both lenses and shot a few test shots for you.  not a portrait but you should be able to pull some useful info.

D600

raw converted to jpg in Capture NX2 - no other edits

ISO 200

weather: Seattle rain and gloom

I am happy with both lenses.  Obviously the 85mm is sharper.  But it is my sharpest lens.

85 f1.8

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7288/8885589215_fe8b908c81_o.jpg

85 f2.8

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5347/8886201618_e311a82788_o.jpg

85 f4.0

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2839/8885566701_aa5a08da39_o.jpg

100 f2.8

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3724/8886181214_621294dfe8_o.jpg

100 f4.0

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8546/8886164612_800b4d8f60_o.jpg

John

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Nikon D600 Tokina AT-X Pro 100mm f/2.8 Macro Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED +5 more
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