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Old Dec 12, 2010, 2:19 PM   #1
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I bought d 90 + 70-300 vr+16-105 vr and wanted to get 1.4 nikon 50 mm .
I am wondering which one ?
carl zeiss 1.4 50 mm beautiful lens but scared from the manual focus ?
also the 1.2 50 mm nikon also caght my eye please advice.
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Old Jan 11, 2011, 4:08 PM   #2
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my daughter gave me a beautiful used Nikon F2 for Christmas. (1972 vintage). It has the 50mm f1.4 manual focus lens. I had it converted to work on my D300 and so far it's fantastic. Converting was a minimal $35 from John White in Ann Arbor, MI.

I like the craftsmanship of older Nikkor lenses and manual focus isn't a big deal to me. It works fine in A or manual mode.

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Old Jan 11, 2011, 4:47 PM   #3
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Carl Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 Planar T* 1.4/50 (Tested)
Nikon 50mm f/1.4D AF Nikkor (Tested)
Nikon 50mm f/1.4G AF-S Nikkor (Tested)
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM (Tested)

Of the four, I think I'd go with the Sigma.
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Old Jan 21, 2011, 8:18 AM   #4
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The Sigma gets really great reviews and a lot of people choose it over Nikon's own brand. Luscious bokeh. I plan on getting one myself down the line.

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