Nikkor 58mm f/1.4 - Opinions After a Few Months?

Started Apr 8, 2014 | Discussions thread
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jmiller1948 Contributing Member • Posts: 925
Nikkor 58mm f/1.4 - Opinions After a Few Months?

From the beginning there has been a lot of divergent opinion about this lens.  Those who love it seem to think it is one of the best lenses in quite some time.  Many others think it is very overpriced and not a value at all.

I've been very impressed with the examples I've seen.  I'm seriously considering pulling the trigger and ordering one.  Has anybody changed his/her opinion after using the lens for a longer period ... in either direction?  If choosing between it and the Nikkor 85mm f/1.4, which would you choose?

Thanks in advance for your input.

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