Nikkor 35/1.4G not up to high res sensor demands?

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Reilly Diefenbach
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Re: Nikkor 35/1.4G not up to high res sensor demands?
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Michiel953 wrote:

This is something you read every now and then on the net. I've had mine for nine years now, starting on a D700, now on my D850, with all '8' iterations inbetween.

It's my most used lens, mainly (as all my primes) at f4.0, and I find it perfectly satisfactory, sharpnesswise and of course renderingwise.

Hang on to it, because it doesn't look like any manufacturers are in a hurry to make a 35 with as pleasing bokeh.

Any other feelings? I it "too old, obsolete"? Is my eyesight failing?

Nope.  It does quite well at f4:

Photozone/Optical Limits

3000 lwph is about where you would see blur set in.

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