Nikon 85mm 1.4 finally

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Nikon 85mm 1.4 finally

Postby xerubus on Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:25 am

Hi all,

I have finally ditched my last zoom and converted to all prime glass, and must say I'm very excited about the 85mm 1.4! Not the new AF-S ... but the original. Now I know why people call it the cream machine... it's wonderful!

All shots wide open with only levels adjustment and small amount of smart sharpen after resize. Not after any critique as they are quick snaps and far from technically correct... just sharing the quality for anyone considering the lens...

Notice how fine the DOF is with the granite showing along the focal plane.

Still amazes me how quickly they grow up :shock:


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Re: Nikon 85mm 1.4 finally

Postby gstark on Sun Nov 14, 2010 12:07 pm


You will wonder why you didn't grab one soonerer.

it's magic glass.
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Re: Nikon 85mm 1.4 finally

Postby CraigVTR on Sun Nov 14, 2010 5:30 pm

Might put one on my shopping list for when I go o/s next year.
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Re: Nikon 85mm 1.4 finally

Postby aim54x on Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:39 pm

congrats Mark i have my eye on the new AF-S model.....but I am sure you will enjoy this beautiful hunk of glass
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Re: Nikon 85mm 1.4 finally

Postby Alex on Mon Nov 15, 2010 12:24 am

Congratulations! I purchased the same lens a few months ago and it's my favourite lens. Superb!

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Re: Nikon 85mm 1.4 finally

Postby Manta on Thu Nov 18, 2010 12:30 pm

Thanks for posting Mark. Great results for just 'snaps'! Will have to get out shooting again to justify any new lens acquistions :cry:
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Re: Nikon 85mm 1.4 finally

Postby big pix on Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:50 pm

nice work Mark....... the little one has grown some :mrgreen:
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Re: Nikon 85mm 1.4 finally

Postby Matt. K on Sat Nov 20, 2010 9:22 pm

It is magic on a full frame DSLR. That's where it deserves to be. :D Congratulations, now you have no excuse for poor photography.

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