New 85mm f/1.4D!

Tyler found us an amazing deal for an 85mm f/1.4D for only $900. The list price goes for about $1400, so I knew I had to snag it! I also wanted to take new portraits for some portfolio material, and Tyler was happy to oblige. This lens is absolutely AMAZING. It's solidly built and has a nice, weighty feel to it. It definitely deserves its nickname as the "cream machine" as it definitely just smooths out backgrounds. Enjoy!




Tyler took a few shots of me, but it was really windy and my hair wouldn't cooperate, so I shot him instead!


4 comments:

  1. Concerning the optical quality everything was said, it is the current there is a weakness of dive are only the consequence of an indistinct development: an experimented operator is imperative to pull the best.

    I have now the AF-S 85 mm f/1.4G f/1.4G The Rolls Royce of the objectives for the portrait painters, This new optical jewel gives to portraits a simply extraordinary dimension. The resolution, the dive of image and the contrasts are ├ępoustouflants, and the obtained soft focus or bokeh is of a completely exceptional quality.
    The optical quality is irreproachable and the bright opening f / 1.4 allows to separate exactly the subject of the background, whereas the circular diaphragm eases elements outside of the zone of development.

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  2. LOVE these, especially the last shot! what an amazing lens, so dreamy :)

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  3. The last one is simply amazing!
    And I loved your photos, simple and natural.

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  4. Your going to have a lot of fun with that f1.4 Annie, I cant wait to see more shots from you with it. I love using the 85 f1.8 but if I ever find the cream machine at that price I would snap it up too.

    ps. LOL @Allan's comment - a Shakespeare of photography.

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