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Nikon 85 / 1,4 G

Nikon 85 / 1,4 G
alaAverage 4.6

24 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the size. The usability also gets good views, whereas there are some less positive views about the value for money.

design, usability, size

value for money

On average, users rate this product 94/100.

Review analysis

(Based on 24 reviews)

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Thee legendary portrait lens

 

This is thee portrait lens. It makes you look like a pro if your not. The only thing I wished it had was the smw motor of the newer g version but nevertheless it blows away the competition is used properly. I even prefer this to the zoom lenses like...

Bokeh ; Durable ; Nice Bokeh ; Size

Heavy

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Great lens...A+ all around

 

I've long been waiting to own this amazing piece of glass and was worried I had built it up to be more than it could deliver. Not so, on the D700 this is a superb setup for portraits, and is a great/fast lens for candids. Amazing bokeh!

Consistent Output ; Durable ; Easily Interchangeable ; Fast / accurate auto-focus ; Nice Bokeh ; Rugged ; Strong Construction

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Super Lens

 

Just covered a wedding and can't tell how

Consistent Output ; Durable ; Easily Interchangeable ; Fast / accurate auto-focus ; Lightweight ; Nice Bokeh ; Rugged ; Strong Construction

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LIECA 90 STILL BEATS NIKON

 

If you are a color fine artist, Lieca still is king. The germans& sweden still will surpass the asian lens designers. Also the lieca glass will hold its value much more. My 1954 Lieca 50 macro still better color fidelity,tonality and sharpness

Versatile for D3/FX/DX FORMAT 85.MM +EQUALS 130MM IN DX

HEAVY_some plastic/Lieca compactness is key for long travleing

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Nikon Telephoto AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF Autofocus Lens

 

The Nikon Telephoto AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF Autofocus Lens is simply a great lens. I purchased mine at B&H Photo in New York. Images captured with this lens are tack sharp throughout with a bokeh that can only be seen to be believed and really can't...

Tack sharp with great bokeh

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Nikon 85mm F/1.4 AF Lens

 

This Nikon 85mm AF F/1.4 lens is legendary. This lens is simply the best portrait lens in the market. It is a dream lens for professional photographers and advanced amateurs. The Bokeh produced by this lens is heavenly beautiful. Yes this lens produces...

The best portrait lens made by Nikon. Razor sharp. Gorgeous Bokeh. Large aperture, ideal for wedding, portrait and travel

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Nikon 85mm F/1.4 AF Lens

 

This Nikon 85mm AF F/1.4 lens is legendary. This lens is simply the best portrait lens in the market. It is a dream lens for professional photographers and advanced amateurs. The Bokeh produced by this lens is heavenly beautiful. Yes this lens produces...

The best portrait lens made by Nikon. Razor sharp. Gorgeous Bokeh. Large aperture, ideal for wedding, portrait and travel.

None

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One of the best from Nikon

 

This is one of the best lenses from Nikon. Built like a tank and very fast. At f1.4, this lens is reasonable sharp. It becomes very sharp after f2. This lens also produces excellent bokeh that is generally know as "creamy machine." This lens deserves...

Very sharp, excellent bokeh, fast lens

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LIECA 90 STILL BEATS NIKON

 

If you are a color fine artist, Lieca still is king. The germans& sweden still will surpass the asian lens designers. Also the lieca glass will hold its value much more. My 1954 Lieca 50 macro still better color fidelity,tonality and sharpness

Versatile for D3/FX/DX FORMAT 85.MM +EQUALS 130MM IN DX

HEAVY_some plastic/Lieca compactness is key for long travleing

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AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G Lens

 

A fast prime lens that's ideal for portraiture and suits photographers who want to shoot at f/1.4.

Overall this lens isa winner for portrait photographers, particularly on the D800 body. Our Imatesttesting showed it provided superior resolution to the 24-70mm zoom we used forour D800 tests and was well able to match expectations for the D800's...

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Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser / No
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bayonet Compatibility:Nikon/Fujifilm
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera
Usage:Digital Cameras

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:2
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2500

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Recording

Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
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