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Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF

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Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF
Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF
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Initial Price: 
$1300
  • IF (Internal Focusing)
  • 9 Rounded diaphragm opening
  • Metal mount

 

Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF
Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF
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Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF

Overview

Description by Nikon:

The fastest Nikkor telephoto - great for indoor portraits

  • High-performance medium telephoto lens
  • Fast maximum aperture of f/1.4
  • IF (Internal Focusing) technology for fast AF operation
  • Rounded diaphragm opening makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural

Reviews

"Even doing casual research into the performance of this lens, one is impressed upon with its legendary sharpness. However, in our testing, optimal performance for corner to corner sharpness is only achieved when the lens is stopped down to ƒ/5.6. Pronounced corner softness can be observed at ƒ/1.4 through

Post date: 16/11/2010 - 00:00

"The 85mm f/1.4D IF was shown off with the release of the Nikon D3 camera, quite understandable as both the lens and camera really rocks.

The Nikon AF 85mm f/1.4 outperforms the manual focus version without a doubt. On the performance side
it is overall pretty damn good, with the exceptions of longitudinal CA, 
Post date: 08/02/2010 - 00:00

Specifications

Initial Price: 
$1300
Release Date: 
01/1995
Discontinued: 
Yes
DXO Mark Score
Resolution: 
16.0 P-Mpix
Transmission: 
1.7 TStop
Distortion: 
0.10%
Vignetting: 
-1.4 EV
Chr. aberration: 
7.00µm
Specifications
Lens type: 
Fixed Focal Length
Lens Mount: 
Nikon F mount
AF Motor type: 
AF available only with compatible cameras
Optical characteristics
Focal Length: 
85mm
Angle of view: 
28.45°
Zoom Ratio: 
1.0x
Max Magnification: 
11.0x
Lens construction: 
9 elements in 8 groups
Diaphragm Blades: 
9 aperture blades circular opening
Maximum Aperture: 
f/1.4
Minimum Aperture: 
f/16.0
Aperture ring: 
Yes
Internal Focusing: 
Yes
Front lens element rotating: 
No
Minimum Focusing Distance: 
0.85m
Distance Scale: 
Yes
Full-Time manual focus: 
No
Auto Focus / Manual Focus switch: 
Yes
Stabilization system : 
No
Physical characteristics
Diameter: 
80.0mm
Length: 
72.0mm
Weight: 
550.0 g
Body material: 
Metal
Weather sealing: 
No
Filter Diameter: 
77mm
Lens Hood included: 
No

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