Samsung 85mm f/1.4 on sale at Amazon.

Started Jun 16, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Samsung 85mm f/1.4 on sale at Amazon.
In reply to psperl, Jun 18, 2013

psperl wrote:

The 45 was such an improvement over the 30 in terms of capturing good pictures of my family that I am very excited to see what I can do with the 85. This is without a doubt the most serious piece of photographic equipment I have ever purchased.

The 45mm is a quick AF focusing lens and very good quality output, but it is a small lens.

The 85mm's glass is heavy, its aperture is enormous and it requires a bit of user input for focus. It has a permanantly mechanically coupled MF mechanism, so even when the lens is in AF mode the focus ring has a direct effect, there is no sole AF mode with this lens. Getting to grips with this aspect is the secret of this lens.

Good luck with your 85 f1.4, I hope it gives you special memories.

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