vs

differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon 85mm f/1.4D IF

Cheaper $1,199.00 vs $2,099.00
Help
The best price we've seen is $900 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Lighter 0.6 kg vs 1 kg
Help
Around 50% lighter
Nikon Nikkor  85mm f/1.4D IF Learn more about
the Nikon 85mm f/1.4D IF

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Has a silent focus motor Canon USM vs None
Help
Almost the same
Slightly wider aperture f/1.2 vs f/1.4
Help
At its widest, the EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM captures much more light (0.4 f-stops)
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
85mm f/1.4D IFf/1.4
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USMf/1.2
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x

Compared to low light lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

Sports lens

$1,299

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* Canon-ef

Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* Canon-ef

Low light lens

$1,084 - $1,283

Auto focus Lacks autofocus
Leica Summicron 90mm f/2 APO M

Leica Summicron 90mm f/2 APO M

Low light lens

$3,745

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Nikon-f

Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Nikon-f

Low light lens

$280 - $281

Auto focus Lacks autofocus
Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZF.2 Nikon-f

Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZF.2 Nikon-f

Sports lens

$1,990 - $2,122

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Auto focus Lacks autofocus
Pentax SMC  FA 77mm f/1.8

Pentax SMC FA 77mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$706 - $950

Aperture Has a narrower aperture

Nikon Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Zeiss Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 Nikon-f

Zeiss Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 Nikon-f

Low light lens

$1,134 - $1,283

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$497

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Low light lens

$1,599

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Low light lens

$899 - $1,079

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Wide angle lens

$1,887

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$949

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Magnification Significantly more magnification
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Low light lens

$1,549

Weight Lighter
Min focal length Better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Low light lens

$1,479

Min focal length Better wide angle
Weight Lighter
Max focal length Worse telephoto
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Sony Carl Zeiss Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 *

Sony Carl Zeiss Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 *

Low light lens

$1,698

Weight Lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

Low light lens

Weight Lighter
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto

discussion Which do you think is better?

Speech is free, but discussion at LensHero is moderated! Please discuss your opinion of these lenses here, and discuss feedback for LensHero at our support community.

Showing 0 comments