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looking at an 85mm lens, is this one really worth the 1200 difference vs the f/1.8g lens? Jan 13, 2015
it sure is. you will not be disappointed. you really need to do alot of shooting to make it worth while. casual shooters should use the 1.8 and call it good unless ;your rich
Honestly, there are some available on ebay with buyer protection (but I understand why you would want to get it from the above places instead). The 70-200mm is a great lens, but if you have your heart set on this particular lens you should wait to get this one :) I just ordered one from ebay but I did my research on the seller first.
Can anyone comment on this lens vs. the Nikon 85 mm 1.4 D? Is the Bokeh and sharpness really that much better? Feb 5, 2014
Jack... YES. I say this NOT from experience of a comparison but based on the fact that I'm been a Nikon shooter since the mid 60's and this is THE BEST LENS I have ever shot with. Buy it. Spend the money. Use it. Your images will be the payoff and ROI after your first, "OMG shot." I forgot what the dumb thing cost because I use it and love it. I'm pretty sure it was stupid expensive. Oh well. Life is short. Treat yourself to this lens. Let me know how it goes after the fact. Regards... Marc
That would depend on what camera it was mounted to, if not a full frame sensor the lens would be more like 120 mm. Any vball venue I have shot really doesn't allow enough room for the length lens. It is how ever a great lens fast and tack sharp.
Would this be a good lens for a Nikon D700 for family, children, and newborn photography? Sep 5, 2013
It would be perfect for both the camera and the subjects you mentioned photographing.
Will this lens do well indoors in low lighting? For example, bdays, showers, and Christmas? Nov 6, 2013
Hi! Yes, this lens is amazing! Are you using an FX camera?
Looking for a fast lens for museums, churches, etc. not just portraits. Is this it?? I have a 50 1.4. and several zooms. Sep 16, 2013
This lens is useful in many low light situations. it is like the 50mm 1.4G (only bigger, longer, heavier, sharper and a lot more expensive). Compared to the 50mm 1.4G, it also and requires more light due to the longer focal length. Is it suitable for museum or church or any indoor shoot? Yes. Is it worth the price? That depends. IMHO, 50mm can perform that just as well, except it does not that reach.