>Just a question, is your 85 a non-D lens? Can you try an >AF-S lens?
My 85mm is actually borrowed - but it is a D lens. The only AF-S lens I own is a 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR. It never exhibits the problem due to the increased depth of field.
I also own a Tokina 28-70mm f/2.8 (which is a non-D, non-AF-S lens) that works quite well, i.e. no need to fine tune and no left side softness (or at least very very little. However, wide open that lens is soft all over so...
> >I am not sure why D vs. G would make a difference, just >thinking out loud. > >I am very disappointed for you... it might need to go back >again.
Bah... very frustrating. I'm beginning to think they didn't even adjust anything because the results are nearly exactly the same.