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9.8 out of 10

Nikon 85mm f/1.8G AF-S

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 85mm f/1.8G AF-S

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Overall 6
6.0

Lot of potential

ucho808, B&H Photo
9 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I'd have given the lens a 4 star review if not for its poor chromatic aberrations. Also it's fairly soft at f/1.8 but it's usable in certain conditions. But, at f/2.8 and f/4, it's one of the sharpest Nikon lenses I've used! This is definitely the lens I rely on when I take portraits as it produces beautiful bokeh.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 6
6.0

Meh

Shane, B&H Photo
25 May 2013
  • Excerpt: I kept reading great reviews about this lens so I bought it when it was $100 off a couple months ago. Some good things about it, it is lightweight and the bokeh is very nice throughout. However the chromatic abberation from f1.8 till about f3 was terrible. I could notice it right away on the back of my lcd without even zooming in. Sure you can get rid of it in post but thats just another step in the process. I also thought it was a bit soft at f1.8.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Chromatic abberation
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Overall 6
6.0

Too placticky!

Chi, B&H Photo
25 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Good fast lens but the build is too cheap, the feel is too plasticky and does not sound like a Nikon lens.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Weak Casing
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Overall 6
6.0

Sharp and vivid color reproduction

Rick., B&H Photo
16 May 2012
  • Excerpt: This lens is super sharp and snappy colors, only average build quality, depth of field was so thin the lens was unusable wide open, my AIS 85mm f 1.4 blows it out of the water in this respect, and I can see no sharpness difference. I have 3 Nikon DSLRs and 14 lenses, I sent this one back to the dealer, a bit frustrated. I am a portrait Pro shooter.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Weak Casing
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Overall 6
6.0

Hmm ok

Paul Hayhurst, Amazon
24 June 2013
  • Summary: Good for the price but quite bad chromatic aberrations going on. Purple birds and edges etc...
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Overall 6
6.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Appearance 6
6.0
Price 4
4.0

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1,8G (JAA341DA)

Morgan, Ceneo
12 April 2012
Overall 6
6.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Appearance 6
6.0
Price 4
4.0

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1,8G (JAA341DA)

Morgan, Ceneo
12 April 2012