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

Cheaper $969.00 vs $2,199.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,230 cheaper (2.3x less)
Lighter 0.6 kg vs 1 kg
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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
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Focuses quickly and silently
Slightly wider aperture f/1.2 vs f/1.4
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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 Very wide aperture Help
85mm f/1.4D IF:f/1.4
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM:f/1.2
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Magnification Poor magnification Help
85mm f/1.4D IF:1:8.8 (0.1x)
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM:1:9.1 (0.1x)
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

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 AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Low light lens

$1,529

Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

Sports lens

Aperture Has a narrower aperture

Nikon Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Nikkor  85mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$446

Lowest price Cheaper
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Aperture Narrower aperture
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

$1,282

Auto focus Auto focus
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.2 AIS

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 AIS

Low light lens

$700

Length Shorter
Min focal length Better wide angle
Auto focus Auto focus
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Nikon-f

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Nikon-f

Low light lens

$969

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Low light lens

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Aperture Narrower aperture
Length Longer

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Low light lens

$1,619

Weight Lighter
Min focal length Better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
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
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

Sports lens

$1,089

Lowest price Cheaper
Max focal length Better telephoto
Aperture Narrower aperture
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

Wide angle lens

$1,750

Magnification More magnification
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Aperture Significantly 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
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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