85mm Nikkors 52399

Material for my three-way shootout of current 85mm lenses for Nikon. From left to right: AF-S 85/1.4G, AF-S 85/1.8G, AF 85/1.8D.

The Sigma AF 85/1.4 EXDG HSM will be added to the fray!

  • Abrikha 3y

    I just ordered the 85mm 1.8g. Is this a good lens when it comes to shallow DOF? Is it also good for portraits and candid photography? I plan on doing candid shots of people in downtown of Chicago as well as portraits. Thanks in advance!
  • Mel Gray 3y

    I've been reading up on lenses too so will watch this space with avid interest - find it easier to spot differences when the image is more closeup than landscape if that makes sense
  • tombomba2 3y

    The 85/1.8G is an excellent lens and does almost anything the 85/1.4G does.
    Unfortunately I've still to write-up my findings in a proper review at www.cameralabs.com but if you want some early information from my research have a look here
  • Abrikha 3y

    Thank you very much for the response Tombomba. Highly appreciate it. Can't wait to get my hands on this baby! :)
  • Chek Reynaldo 2y

    Tombomba, what will you consider between a nikkor 24-70 & 85mm 1.4G?
  • tombomba2 2y

    24-70/2.8 being much more versatile.
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