AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f
Every photographer, like a true professional, and a novice experimenter-Amateur definitely has a favorite optics. For shooting beautiful portraits used completely different lenses, and today no surprise experiments with extra-wide-angle or even televisie, but traditionally for portrait photography used lenses with medium focal lengths: 35, 50, 85 mm. Not long ago, Nikon has pleased its fans with new bright portretiem with the 85 mm and the minimum diaphragm value of 1.4. What caught the fancy of photographers this lens as proven to work and which has advantages over competitors? Consider everything in order.
Iconic optics Nikon lens: NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4 D IF
This portretik has become truly legendary. This lens was designed back in 1995 and since then, no significant changes has not undergone. Released almost 20 years ago, glass is quite suitable to work today — makes itself felt the highest quality of all the equipment Nikon. Lens 85mm f/1.4 D IF well-suited for portrait and object shooting, performing the main tasks. He dramatically draws the object that slightly blurs the background, with proper lighting gives interesting bokeh. But these lenses become difficult to withstand the growing competition.
New development of Nikon lens AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4 G
Therefore, we developed a new modification. Announced the world's leading photo sites lens arrived in the free sale at the end of 2012. Growing demand makes it clear that professionals appreciate new optics appreciated.
Features of the new lens
From a legendary predecessor, the Nikon lens-the product has a number of improvements. Primarily attracts the attention of the ultrasonic actuator, ensuring the fastest possible auto focus. In addition, the novelty is the optical the updated schema and the presence of strong nanocrystalline coating, which provides the necessary contrast and complete absence of unwanted glare, even in conditions of insufficient or excessive lighting. Improved and mechanism for manual focus — now the rings moved very smoothly and pretty quickly. The undoubted advantages include the updated hull, made of titanium alloy.
85 mm Nikon lenses AF and AF-S is mainly designed for professional portrait photography. New lens copes with the task. Diaphragm with nine rounded petals is designed to maximize benefits to select the object in the background, at the same time giving a beautiful bokeh. An important and quite low minimum aperture — 1/4. Due to this, it is possible to achieve expressive object allocation.
Technical data and scope of delivery
- Focal length lens 85mm.
- The range of aperture values from F/1.4 to F/16.
- Angle of view — 2830’.
- Maximum magnification of x0,12.
- The diaphragm consists of nine rounded petals.
- Focus manual and automatic.
- Weight 595 g
- The kit includes a small round lens hood and case.
NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4 G is compatible with all Nikon camera series FX and DX. Perfect these lenses are for Nikon D3100 — a new budget camera, released in September 2012.
After reviewing the capabilities of the new lens, professionals point out, first and foremost, its high aperture ratio. He made the pictures realistic and lifelike. Chromatic aberration is not observed. A little discomfort can deliver is that a relatively large weight of the lens, however, it is not intended for everyday use. High impact resistance of the case allows you to use it in "field conditions" without fear for his safety. An important advantage is the clarity of the object even at the minimum diaphragm performance. Overall, the lens is an excellent choice for solving a variety of creative tasks and justifies its rather high price.