Comparison of: Zeiss Otus, Sigma 50 Art, Nikkor 58G, Nikkor 50/1.4G, Nikkor 50/1.8G

Started Aug 10, 2014 | Discussions thread
OP FlowBerlin Forum Member • Posts: 66
Re: On the other hand

PerL wrote:

Very well done comparison, however, I am not sure it captures everything. For instance, judging by it, there should be no reason at all to get the 58 1.4 over any of the others, for instance the 50 1.8G.

But look at this sample with the 50 1.8G and the ugly bokeh in this particular shot (made on film, but it should not matter). Lenses made for good bokeh, like probably the 58 1.4? should look better.

That's what my finding was, though, too. The 1.8G has clearer (not uglier, but that's of course a matter of taste) bokeh, just at f/2.8 it's smoother.

You don't need a 58G to get good bokeh, though, as should be apparent from the comparisons, too.

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