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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G Lens

An FX-format, ultra-fast classic portrait lens boasting high picture quality, high performance, beautiful Bokeh (background blur) and outstanding reliability is sure to excite your most demanding customers. Designed for professional photographers wanting to shoot at fast maximum apertures while retaining the highest optical performance, the new AF-S 85mm f/1.4G is sure to satisfy.Features: Ultra-fast classic portrait lens High performance FX-format f/1.4 medium-telephoto lens is perfect for portraits, low-light applications offering beautiful Bokeh (background blur) and outstanding picture quality. Nano Crystal Coat Use of Nano Crystal Coat further reduces ghosting and interior flare across a wide range of wavelengths for even greater image clarity. Internal Focus (IF) Provides fast and quiet autofocus without changing the length of the lens, retaining working distance throughout the focus range. Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare Optimized for edge to edge sharpness on both FX and DX-format D-SLRs DX-format D-SLR angle of view is equivalent to a focal length of 127.5mm in FX/35mm format. M/A Focus Mode Switch Enables quick changes between manual and autofocus operation. Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus. Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm Renders more natural Bokeh (background blur) Includes:AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G LensHB-55 Bayonet lens Hood LF-1 Rear Lens Cap LC-77 Snap-on Front Lens Cap CL-1118 Semi-Soft case
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2 out of 2(100%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G Lens
Review 1 for Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G Lens
5 / 5
5 / 5
Top-Notch Telephoto
PostedDecember 22, 2011
looksharp
from New York, NY
Age: 25-34
Gender: male
Features
5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
5 / 5
Price/Value
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
5 / 5
Satisfaction
5 / 5
5 / 5
Nikon pulled off a magical lens here. Glass is clean and dust free. No AF adjustment is needed within the camera. I made a few girlfriend portraits indoors, at 1.4, focusing on the eyes, and everything behind is knocked out by a heavenly smooth blur that is so fascinating, she wants more. Vignetting is minimal and undistracting. I anticipate new and expressive photo projects with this lens. The price is outrageous for a plastic lens, but the image makes me forget.
Pros: Great Bokeh, Beautiful Colors/Contrast, Good Low-Light Performance
Cons: Slow Auto-Focus
0points
1of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 2 for Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G Lens
5 / 5
5 / 5
A Phenomenal Lens
PostedMarch 23, 2011
Chief
from Rose City, MI
Age: 55-65
Gender: male
Features
5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
5 / 5
Price/Value
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
5 / 5
Satisfaction
5 / 5
5 / 5
I could go on and on about this lens being extremely fast, tack sharp, great low light capabilities and beautiful bokeh. If your like me though, you've read all of this in other reviews and one more confirmation is useless. In the final analysis, this lens will be one of the first ones out of my bag, it's lightweight, compact, and extremely capable of doing the job! It's a little on the pricey side but proof positive you get what you pay for - the folks at Nikon got this one right!
Pros: Fast Auto-Focus, Great Bokeh, Good Low-Light Performance
Cons: lens hood is cheap and does not fit well
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2of 2voted this as helpful.