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Nikon 35mm f/1.4
7.9 out of 10

Nikon 35mm f/1.4

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Overall 10
10

A classic!

wayner8088, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: This is the one true classic lens that a lot of seasoned and professional photographers keep in their bag. It is a lens that our fathers and our grandfathers have used since the 1970's. Simply put it, it is a spectacular lens.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Smooth Focus Ring, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy Coma, Soft At Higher F-stops
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Slava, Amazon
26 August 2015
Overall 10
10

... has blur and coma in wide open but it's perfect since you shoot on 2

James, Amazon
12 March 2015
  • Summary: Although this lens has blur and coma in wide open but it's perfect since you shoot on 2.8 and smaller. I used this on Sony A6000 and it's perfect for video and still photography
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Overall 8
8.0

Great - but not wide open

RocketTom, B&H Photo
17 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I originally bought this lens intending to use it at f/1.4 - but was immediately disappointed. When I first shot some test images, I thought there was something wrong with the lens. Soft edges, bad chromatic aberation, low contrast - not what I would expect for the price.
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Bad Wide Open
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Overall 10
10

Legandary lens

Björn, B&H Photo
2 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Good build quality. Great optics. Sharp and nice. I use this on my F3. Much lens for the money.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

my favorite lens of all time.

MicrowaveDonuts, Amazon
25 July 2013
  • Summary: I own 2 of these. It's my favorite lens of all time for both stills, and particularly video (i use it on Nikon bodies, Canon 5d with an adapter, and on the Canon c100 and c300. a little barrel distortion...pretty pronounced at close focus. people say it's not sharp wide open..
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Overall 8
8.0

Versatile "Normal" lens

Chop, B&H Photo
13 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Between f2.8 and f11 this lens is very sharp and has excellent contrast. At f1.4 it's going to be softer and lose contrast. There aren't many lenses out there that are good wide open at that aperture. Used correctly this lens is great and has a nice field of view.
  • Pros: Durable, Good Normal Lens, Handheld Low Shutter Spd, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Soft wide open
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Overall 10
10

Amazing!

Pushpinder Kahlon, Amazon
29 December 2012
  • Summary: Everything I hoped and expected it would be and more! Haven't stopped using the lens since I got it! Thank you!
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice but...

Jerry, B&H Photo
5 June 2012
  • Excerpt: I have other Nikkor lenses that I'm very happy with, but I was dissapointed by the color fringing in the highlights when shooting all the way open. I noticed the fringing (chromatic aberration possibly?) more so when shooting film, however did not see as bad when I put on a Canon 60D via converter.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Good lens but not great

Old School shooter, B&H Photo
24 March 2012
  • Excerpt: this is a pretty good lens but I was dissapointed at it's sharpness, given all the other reviews. I bought it to use at 1.4 and it has a LOT of color fringing of highlights at 1.4 & 2 (and some even at 2.8). It is also very noticeably soft until 2.8 or 4.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Soft at wider aperatures
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