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Nikon 16-35/4 VR and 17-35/2.8 (not to scale)  
Nikon 85mm f/1.4G

Examples

These images are shot at various distances and apertures.

Processing

Nikon Capture NX 2.2.6 beta at Standard. All noise reduction off, all lens corrections OFF. Post processing in Photoshop typically Smart Sharpen {100, 0.2, 0} and sometimes a small amount of saturation.

Leaves in creek

Outstanding color, contrast and detail. The new Nikon lens coatings are major step forward compared to the 85/1.4D predecessor, with much more vibrant color and better saturation. The hazy bluish cast of the 85/1.4D is banished with the new lens coatings of the 85/1.4G.

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Nikon D3x + 85mm /1.4G @ f/5.6, 1/8 sec, ISO 100 +1/3 stop push

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