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Nikon Lens Suggestion Needed for D800E?

davidhunternyc

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"RE: Nikon Lens Suggestion Needed for D800E?"

davidhunternyc Registered since 15th Apr 2012
Sat 19-May-12 05:01 AM

>From what I read in a lot of places, 50 1.4G is slow in
>focusing and softer than 1.8G (which is also faster focusing
>and 60% cheaper). So while a particular D800 could have added
>to the issue, I would say that you could have experienced
>natural softness of the lens. Also, it is possible that you
>had a bad copy, which happens.

Yes. I think your summation is correct. The fact that a pro photographer could not figure out the issue tells me that it is rather dicey dealing with the 50mm 1.4g. It certainly is a conundrum.

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