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9.4 out of 10

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G

50mm single-focal-length lens with normal picture angle. AF-S Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G

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Overall 2
2.0

lemon : (

the dude, B&H Photo
9 March 2014
  • Excerpt: really wanted this lens to work and thought it should based on the hundreds of positive reviews. COuldn't get a sharp image at any f-stop even with focus adjustment
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Overall 2
2.0

Would buy this lens again.

ghost_mw, B&H Photo
1 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Nice lens and a lot of capabilities. THIS lens though is rough connecting to the camera. I will be sending it back for replacement.
  • Cons: Tough To Attach
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Overall 2
2.0

BAD distortion - not ideal for pro use.

Adorama
4 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Since my daughter shoots a DX consumer body, I was excited by the prospect of a Nikon prime lens that she could use, too - and that would have auto-focus capability on her camera. So, I bought this newer 1.4G version as a replacement for my Nikon 50mm 1.4D, that I use on my FX body. When I first handled the lens, I was dissappointed by the bulky, plastic/cheap feel of it.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 2
2.0

Did Not Meet My Expectations

ardent travel writer, B&H Photo
23 October 2011
  • Excerpt: Very disappointed. Did not meet my expectations or needs. It restricted my ability for a wider shot, and the quality of the picture. Received better of both from my 18-105. Will request an authorization to return and refund.
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Overall 2
2.0

Difficult to use

kim16kane, B&H Photo
13 September 2011
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens because my other lens is and 18-200mm. I thought it would be great to have a prime lens as an alternative. I mostly take portraits. Almost every picture I took was blury. It just wouldn't focus properly. It could be operator error, but I don't think so. I ended up sending it back.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Slow Focus
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Overall 2
2.0

Pretty Dissapointing

NikonBump, Adorama
11 July 2011
  • Excerpt: I ordered this lens as soon as it was released. The first copy I received simply would not focus. It was really soft. I returned it for a second copy. I kept this to have the length, but it is fundamentally dissapointing. The focus takes more than a second to go full range. The focus frequently gets stuck requiring me to press the focus button several times before it inches its way to focused (on a D700). The lens is a bit soft at f/1.4 until f/5.
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Overall 2
2.0

Waaaay Sloooow, had to return

Justin, B&H Photo
25 January 2010
  • Excerpt: We were so excited to purchase this lens, but let down when it arrived. The auto focus was so slow it was impossible to get a sharp image, while shooting children or any moving object. It may be great for still photography where you have time to manually focus. We used this lens on our nikon d300 camera body. It may work better on the larger format bodies like the D3?
  • Pros: Durable
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Slow Focus
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Overall 2
2.0

Save some cash and choose the 1.8 instea

Spoilsport, WEX
2 November 2013
  • Summary: I have owned the 50mm 1.8d, 1.8g & 1.4g, and this is by far the worst of them all.I am a semi pro wedding photographer, and use a D700 as my main camera. I upgraded though the 50mm range until I reached the 1.4g. I have been so dissapointed with it's performance that I have 'downgraded' back to the 1.8g, which to me is a much better behaved lens in every way, and you only lose 2/3 of a stop from the 1.4.Not that that really matters, because the 1.4 is extremely soft...
  • Pros: Focus Hunts, Heavy Vignetting, Lightweight, Poor Low Light Focusing, Soft Wide Open
  • Cons: Focus Hunts, Heavy Vignetting, Poor low light focusing, Soft wide open
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Overall 2
2.0

Still waiting for my product!!!

zdzislaw2012, Ebay
12 March 2013
  • Summary: I ordered this product approximately 5 weeks ago whilst the product was in stock. I am still waiting. Needless to say, I am very disappointed!
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Overall 2
2.0

Schlechter Service von morning bell - aber auch von Amazon: Vielfacher Schriftverkehr ohne Ergebnis!

Lars Hartwich, Amazon
29 April 2014
  • Summary: Schlechter Service von morning bell - aber auch von Amazon: Vielfacher Schriftverkehr ohne Ergebnis! Besser an den Fachhandel wenden !
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