I had just purchased the Nikon D200 in 2006 and tested it with the old 35 mm 1.4 AIS lens. The results are quite good and even beats image quality typical of modern zoom lenses set at 35 mm. Wave action adds a nice texture to the image. Location is 100 km east of Yellownife NWT.
Nikkor 35 mm f1.4 AIS lens