ricko5

ricko5

Lives in United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom
Works as a Retoucher / photographer / designer
Joined on Jun 13, 2004

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  • Replied in Answers.
    Your biggest problem with this lens on a modern DSLR is being able to manually focus it accurately if you only have the standard focusing screen. You can do it "by eye", or you could also use the ...
  • I currently have the 1.4D, but I once had the 1.8D and sometimes I miss it. It is more balanced across the frame, with a bit more "bite" than the 1.4. Obviously the bokeh is not as smooth, but IMO ...
  • Lens looks good and a nice size. Absolutely ludicrous pricing though.

  • If you want more modern features for a lens like this, then go for Sigma's very highly regarded 150mm 2.8. I love my Nikon 180 though, if they upgraded it is would be bigger, bulkier, heavier, have ...
  • Worry not. The 85 1.8D is a belting little lens. And as you bought is used if you don't like it you can always get most of your money back. Ive replaced mine (eventually) with the 1.4D, but there ...
  • Given the low cost of the lens I doubt it would ever make much sense to send it off and get it repaired - you're probably better off just buying another copy. Its a bargain. Re. the lens looking ...
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