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Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D

Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D
Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D
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Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D
Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D
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Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D

Overview

Description by Nikon:

Portable medium telephoto - ideal for portraits

  • High speed telephoto lens
  • RF (rear focus) technology for fast AF operation
  • Very compact and light
  • Ideal for indoor or outdoor portrait shooting

Reviews

"The Nikon 85mm ƒ/1.8 AF-D is very slightly soft when used wide open at ƒ/1.8, ranging from just under 3 blur units in the corners, to just under 2.5 blur units in the center. This improves as you stop down; around 2 blur units uniformly at ƒ/2, and at ƒ/2.8 the lens approaches its optimal sharpness, at 1 to 1.5 blur units.

Post date: 28/11/2011 - 00:00

"Quite an astonishing lens, performance is almost at top of the line. The lens outperforms it's price with ease, delivering great results. Contrast is pretty damn good even wide open. I rated this lens for portrait photography, as this is what the lens is more or less made for. I would rate it 4 out of 5 for other types of

Post date: 14/09/2009 - 16:37

Specifications

DXO Mark Score
Transmission: 
1.8 TStop
Distortion: 
0.10%
Vignetting: 
-1.5 EV
Chr. aberration: 
4.00µm
Specifications
Lens type: 
Fixed Focal Length
Lens Mount: 
Nikon F mount
Optical characteristics
Focal Length: 
85mm
Max Magnification: 
0.11x
Lens construction: 
6 elements in 6 groups
Diaphragm Blades: 
9 aperture blades
Maximum Aperture: 
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture: 
f/16
Minimum Focusing Distance: 
0.85m
Stabilization system : 
No
Physical characteristics
Diameter: 
71.0mm
Length: 
58.0mm
Weight: 
380g
Filter Diameter: 
62mm

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