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#1 photojazz

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:38 PM

Nikon:

 

50mm 1.4 G

 

18-105mm 3.5 DX VR

 

Someone wants the PJ to add to his photog arsenal.

 


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:40 PM

The 18-105 was my go-to lens when I shot DX.  It merely carries the stigma of being a 'kit' lens.  But no one ever commented to me, "Well, gee, yeah.... it's a great shot and all, but it sucks because you used that cheesy kit lens!"


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:46 PM

Gonna test it tomorrow.


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:47 PM

I've heard nothing but good things about the 18-105VR, having played with both the 50 1.8G and 1.4G I really think the 1.8G auto focuses faster and the IQ is just as good as the 1.4G. So if you don't need the extra stop I think the 1.8G is a better buy. Jim

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:52 PM

Okay..I had a 50mm 1.8 but lost it last year. Gonna test this lens as well tomorrow.


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Posted 01 February 2014 - 10:58 PM

I think you had the D version Jazz the G version is a different animal. There is also a D version of the 1.4 too, the old 1.8D is a very sharp lens but I think the new G version is even sharper. Jim

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Posted 01 February 2014 - 11:03 PM

Yes it was the D...but 50mm 1.8G this one is.


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Posted 02 February 2014 - 03:40 AM

Nothing wrong with the AFS 50mm 1.4 G Jazz... I took this photo last night on the Df , flash 1/60,ISO 100,f 4.5

 

original pic

 

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small crop of one eye

 

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Edited by Wheatsack, 02 February 2014 - 03:41 AM.

Peter................................................ f8....and be there....


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Posted 02 February 2014 - 08:21 PM

Thanks Peter and FF Jim.


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