Any love out there for the 85mm f/1.8 AF-D ?

Started Nov 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
OP Finch585 Contributing Member • Posts: 509
Re: Any love out there for the 85mm f/1.8 AF-D ?

Those are wonderful images, thanks for sharing them.

I went ahead and bought a "pristine and mint" copy of the 85mm f/1.8D for $300 on ebay from a reputable gear seller.

I'm attracted to all the many positives I've read about, and not overly concerned about the few negs, though glad to have been educated on them.

I really like the idea of a manual aperture ring for this portrait-style lens on my D7000.  (I've enjoyed using it on my Fuji X100).

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