Nikon Autofocus - Fixed Focal Length Lenses

85 F1.4 D IF (77) NIKON AUTO FOCUS - 85 F1.4 D INTERNAL FOCUS (77) *WITH CAPS

    

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Essential Portrait Low-Light Prime

Reviewed by: Chris Jantsch
Pros: Fast sharp uncompromising performance solid build ships new with metal hood
Cons: None

Reviews: I don't have a 50/1.4 but instead sprung for the big bucks and never looked back. Sharpest lens I ever owned. At apertures of 2.8 and smaller it has a virtually flat field so I like to use it for handheld panoramas. Obviates need for a flash in any lighting-situation save comple...
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Good Portrait Lens-But Get the 105mm F 2 Instead

Reviewed by: Photo-freak since 1970
Pros: Flat field great bokeh and VERY well built.
Cons: Fuzzy near the edges (not necessarily bad for portraits) some purple fringing wide open slower AF operation than with the newer AF-S series ...

Reviews: Great portrait lens - and MUCH less expensive than the newest AF-S series 85mm f/1.4 lens that Nikon is now offering. Rather "soft" at the edges however, which is just FINE for most applications of portraiture, anyway. VERY sturdily built in Nikon black "crinkle" pro finish - ...
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Worth Every Cent

Reviewed by: Rich B
Pros: B*O*K*E*H Plain and simple. Sharp as a tack from f 4 through f 11
Cons: Size and weight Hey it's an 85mm f 1.4. Sure there's no AF-S but I've never had an issue. 77 mm filters are pricey. OK. I'll say it. The len...

Reviews: From creamy backgrounds to tack sharp eyeballs, you get it all. Super contrast and color renderings are out of this world. No way am I thinking of "upgrading" to the AF-S version.
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