Ever wonder why Nikon doesn't have f/1.2 AF lenses and Canon does?

Started Aug 6, 2015 | Discussions thread
joejack951 Senior Member • Posts: 2,682
Re: Ever wonder why Nikon doesn't have f/1.2 AF lenses and Canon does?

Kadidal wrote:

That 65mm manual-focus is the coolest of macros -- near the top of a lot of "Why Canon?" lens lists.

Until only very recently (D810), Nikon's have lacked an electronic first curtain shutter which is basically a necessity for sharp photos at the magnifications that lens provides.

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