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These ad-hoc examples give an idea of how the 85/1.4E ED behaves in the field, particularly at distance, which is the most challenging demand on a lens.
Doe and fawn
Deer remain fairly wary here, since this area is hunted with both bow and arrow and gun.
A grab shot handheld in early morning—the D810 nailed the focus, which seems to be a consistent behavior with the 105/1.4E, probably due to the very high lens contrast wide open combined with the shallow depth of field at f/1.4—this makes the camera’s focusing job unambiguous (no haze or smearing that confuses matter).
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