Whether to Justify My Jump to 105mm f/2 DC

Started Oct 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Astrophotographer 10 Senior Member • Posts: 6,769
Re: Whether to Justify My Jump to 105mm f/2 DC

I don't have 105mm F2 DC but I have the 105 F2.5 AIS on the way to me. I also have 85mm F1.8g which I use a lot. Lovely lens, CA is the main problem with it.

I can post my impressions once I receive it probably within a week.

User ratings of 105 F2 DC are amazingly good. The only negatives I was told about this lens was the CA in some uses and that it was in need of an update.  But I think you'd be happy with it.

I am using a D800E though so 105mm on APS is really about 165 and that is getting a bit longish.

But then you have analysed your keepers so you already know which is best.

Greg.

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Sony Alpha 7R II Sony FE 55mm F1.8 Zeiss Batis 25mm F2 Zeiss Batis 85mm F1.8 Zeiss Loxia 21mm F2.8 +4 more
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