f/1.4 v f/1.8??

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f/1.4 v f/1.8??
3 months ago

Can anyone explain why an 85mm f/1.4 Nikon is $1600 and the f/1.8 is $500??  Isn't the difference only like 1/2 a stop of light?  Does it make that much of a difference?

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