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

Cheaper $969.00 vs $2,099.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,130 cheaper (2.2x 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 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
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
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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/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$497

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Leica Summicron 90mm f/2 APO M

Leica Summicron 90mm f/2 APO M

Low light lens

$3,745 - $3,995

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Low light lens

$1,599

Pentax SMC  FA 77mm f/1.8

Pentax SMC FA 77mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$823 - $1,047

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon-ef

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon-ef

Low light lens

$969

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

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

Low light lens

$1,237 - $1,283

Auto focus Lacks autofocus
Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

Low light lens

Nikon Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Low light lens

$899 - $1,079

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Aperture Narrower aperture
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
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

$1,220 - $1,283

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4 AIS

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 AIS

Low light lens

Min focal length Better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter
Auto focus Auto focus
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Nikon Nikkor Micro 105mm f/2.8 AIS

Macro lens

$800

Magnification More magnification
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Auto focus Auto focus
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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

$1,549

Weight Lighter
Min focal length Better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef

Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$499

Magnification Significantly more magnification
Lowest price Cheaper
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
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
Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Canon-ef

Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Canon-ef

Low light lens

$229 - $250

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Lighter
Auto focus Auto focus
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$419

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture

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