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Nikon 85mm F1.8 D-AF Lens

Nikon 85mm F1.8 D-AF Lens
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789 reviews

Apr, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 789 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The usability and design also get good feedback.

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On average, users rate this product 93/100.

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Nikon 85mm f/2.8D PC-E Micro Lens

 

While I hope to create a full Nikon 85mm f/2.8D PC-E Micro Lens evaluation, my first priority is to include results from this lens in the lens comparison tools.This page currently exists because it is required by the database and content management...

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Nikon 85mm f/1.8D AF Lens

 

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Nikon 85mm f/1.4D AF IF Lens

 

While I hope to create a full Nikon 85mm f/1.4D AF IF Lens evaluation, my first priority is to include results from this lens in the lens comparison tools.This page currently exists because it is required by the database and content management systems...

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Nikon 85mm f/3.5G AF-S DX VR Micro Lens

 

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Nikon 85mm f/1.4G AF-S Lens

 

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Lens Test: Nikon 85mm f/1.8G AF-S Nikkor

 

When nikon introduced its full-frame D4 for pros in January, it also had something for its amateur fans: the 85mm f/1.8G AF-S Nikkor ($500, street)—the fifth 85mm for FX bodies in its current catalog. This newest 85mm also belongs to another Nikon...

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Nikon 85mm f/1.8 D AF Review Round-Up

 

The Nikkor AF 85mm f/1.8 D was a very boring lens during the tests simply because it showed a exceptional performance in all tested categories. Besides the lab results the lens shows a beautiful bokeh (out-of-focus blur). If I had to name a weakness it...

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Good choice for a portrait lens

 

This is a good choice for a portrait lens if you own a Nikon body and are looking to get the best value for the money. It\'s perfectly capable of beautiful images. If I had to nitpick, I\'d say the focusing speed is noticeably slower than my...

Accurate focus","Lightweight","Nice Bokeh

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Fast Portrait Lens

 

Great companion portrait lens to the classic 105mm - the slightly wider field makes for nice portraits of couples\/families and small groups. But a fast lens like this puts it in the \'pro\' category where you don\'t expect to find a plastic barrel....

Fast \/ accurate auto-focus","Lightweight","Nice Bokeh

No aperture ring","Plastic barrel

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Great lens, terrible purchase experience

 

What all the other reviews say about this lens is true! The bokeh is simply amazing! I also own a Nikon 28-300mm and notice nearly no change in what I see through the viewfinder when turning the focus ring at the highest f-stop. With the Nikon 85mm,...

Consistent Output","Durable","Easily Interchangeable","Nice Bokeh","Strong Construction

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Product Specifications

Nikon is a precision optical company with worldwide manufacturing, research and marketing capabilities. The Nikon name is equated with extraordinary photographic performance, innovation, precision and optical quality. PRODUCT FEATURES: High performance fast maximum aperture Nikkor telephoto lens; Internal focusing for fast AF operation; Rounded diaphragm makes out of focus elements appear more natural; Fast f/1.4 aperture is helpful in shooting indoor sports or stage productions.

Accessories

Accessory Type:Diopter correction eyepiece
Compatibility (Camera Model):Nikon F65 / Nikon F80/Nikon F80 / Nikon F65/Nikon FA / Nikon FE / Nikon FE2 / Nikon FM / Nikon FM2 / Nikon FM3A
Compatibility (Product Type):Camera

Dimensions & Weight

Diameter:2.8in/3.1in/3.2in/3.3in/3in
Length:2.5in/2in/3in/4in/5in
Weight:13.4oz/18.7oz/19.8oz/20.6oz/21.9oz/27.3oz

Header

Manufacturer:Nikon/SIGMA
Model:+0.5 Correction Eyepiece/+1.0 Correction Eyepiece/0.0 Neutral Correction Eyepiece
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Nikon/Nikon Nikkor/Nikon PC Micro-Nikkor/Sigma

Lens System

Focus Adjustment:Automatic / Manual/Manual
Lens Aperture:F/1.4/F/1.8/F/2.8/F/4.0-5.6
Max Focal Length:300mm
Max View Angle:28.5degrees/28degrees/34.3degrees
Min Focal Length:70mm/85mm
Min Focus Range:15.4in/33.5in/35.8in/36in/37.4in
Optical Zoom:4.3
Special Functions:Macro / Tele / Zoom/Macro / Tilt-shift/Tele/Tilt-shift
System Type:Lens
Type:Lens/Telephoto lens/Telephoto zoom lens/Tilt-shift lens

Lens System Mounting

Mounting Type:Canon EF/Nikon F

Optical System

Magnification:0.11/1 / 2/1 / 7.9/1 / 9.2
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