Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G

Announced Jan 6, 2012 •
Telephoto prime lens | Nikon F (FX)
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Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G Lens Review
By: What Digital Camera (Feb 20, 2013)

Overall, Nikon's 85mm f/1.8G prime is everything that any discerning buyer could want. The fact that Nikon includes a protective soft pouch with the lens is a very nice additional touch. All that is missing is a vibration control system. To be fair, that is hardly essential in a lens of this type but it is a feature that Nikon could in theory add in the future, albeit at greater cost. As things...

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G review

The Nikon 85/1.8G is a very good lens and represents excellent value for money. It's the cheapest 85mm large aperture lens with AF across all Nikon bodies that you can buy and it delivers an image quality that is actually better in some respects than its larger (and 3-4 times pricier) sibling - the Nikon AF-S 85/1.4G. My upcoming Nikkor 85mm shootout will give you the low-down on...

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Review of Nikon 85mm f/1.8G AF-S Nikkor
By: SLR Gear

Nikon has produced an excellent update to the long-lived 85mm ƒ/1.8D: while autofocus performance isn't quite as fast in the 85mm ƒ/1.8G, the majority of photographers using this lens probably won't be using it in applications that demand superfast focusing, anyway. That said, unless you need the AF-S focusing or enhanced weather sealing, don't rule out the older AF-D version of the lens, as it...

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