differences

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

Cheaper $1,068.00 vs $1,814.29
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The best price we've seen is $746 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Smaller diameter 79 mm vs 91 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
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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Almost the same
Shorter 84 mm vs 145 mm
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More than 40% shorter
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 digital camera 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
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Wide minimum Not very narrow apertures Help
f/16

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

competitors

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Competitors

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

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

Low light lens

$1,698 - $1,798

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sony E Full Frame

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sony E Full Frame

Low light lens

$1,199

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Weight Lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Low light lens

$999

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Lowest price Cheaper
Max focal length Worse telephoto

Nikon Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Low light lens

$1,597

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Length Shorter
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$437 - $497

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Length Shorter
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

$1,224 - $1,283

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Length Shorter
Auto focus Auto focus

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