85mm f1.8G vs 1.8D - focus speed?

Started Mar 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
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John Kemp OP Regular Member • Posts: 143
Re: 85mm f1.8G vs 1.8D - focus speed?

Find that's rather odd that a new design goes backwards in some respects and forward in others.
To me the speed difference is going to hamper my portraits of kids who don't stay very still.
I also find it not so snappy to acquire focus.
Anyone know of a Sigma alternative?

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