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Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED: Best f/1.4 Lens *Ever* from Nikon, Examples

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Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED

The Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4E is surely the best-corrected f/1.4 lens that Nikon has ever produced, and by no small margin. If Leica produced this lens, everyone would rave about it and pay 3X the price—but it’s a stop faster than anything Leica has in this range.

I think the examples speak for themselves: supreme sharpness, velvety smooth bokeh rivaling the very best lens in its range:

Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED Examples: Initial Evaluation, Backyard and Misc

These examples were chosen to challenge the lens. Instead, I was stunned with not just the technical performance, but the jaw-dropping beauty of the images. Image sizes up to 28 megapixels, with crops.

Don’t blame me if your wallet suffers: the about $2195 Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED is worth every penny for what it delivers. This is the first Nikon lens in years that I have lusted over.

f1.4 @ 1/4 sec, ISO 64; 2016-09-23 18:20:09
NIKON D810 + Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED

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f2 @ 1/30 sec, ISO 64; 2016-09-23 18:08:42
NIKON D810 + Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED

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