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Nikkor S 50mm f1.4

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Nikon Non-Ai


.6 meters



Eos T2i

nikkor s

      There truly is no reason to test a Nikkor S 50mm f1.4.   These lenses are top notch.  Tack sharp from f2, good contrast at all apertures, color is spot on, smooth bokeh and only minor green fringing at bright edges.  Focus is smooth, although not as well dampened as later models.   The only possible negative that could be argued is the fact that it's a non Ai lens, but if you have a Canon Eos camera, you can use a $16 adapter to mount this lens on it.  

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ISO 800 - f2 - 100%crop

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ISO 200 - f2 - 50%crop

ISO 400 - f2 - 50%crop

Bokeh Fringing Test
Eos 6D


f1.4 - color shift


f2 - minimal shift


f2.8 - no color shift

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