differences

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

Slightly better telephoto 85 mm vs 56 mm
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More than 50% more reach, less perspective distortion
Nikon Nikkor  85mm f/1.4D IF Learn more about
the Nikon 85mm f/1.4D IF

Reasons to consider the Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

Has a silent focus motor Generic motor vs None
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Almost the same
Shorter 70 mm vs 145 mm
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2.1x shorter
Slightly better wide angle 56 mm vs 85 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Slightly smaller diameter 73 mm vs 79 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly wider aperture f/1.2 vs f/1.4
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At its widest, the XF 56mm f/1.2 R captures much more light (0.4 f-stops)
Slightly lighter 405 g vs 0.6 kg
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Around 30% lighter
Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R Learn more about
the Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
85mm f/1.4D IFf/1.4
XF 56mm f/1.2 Rf/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

Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R Competitors

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR

Low light lens

Min focal length Better wide angle
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

Fujifilm XF 23mm f/1.4 R

Low light lens

Min focal length Better wide angle
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D

Low light lens

$60 - $349

Diameter Smaller diameter
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

Nikon Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF Competitors

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