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DavidM5
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p.32 #1 · p.32 #1 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


euua wrote:

Why it wont let me post it

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5223/5550792726_1f3358ccf3_z.jpg



there we go thank you


!!!
I want to buy that bottle!!



Mar 24, 2011 at 06:10 AM
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p.32 #2 · p.32 #2 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


abam wrote:
$1679? nice snag.

love this lens.


Shipped! A great deal. I know he raised the price to $1699 and took away the free ship but still a great deal. I was very fortunate to get that deal.



Mar 24, 2011 at 11:07 AM
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p.32 #3 · p.32 #3 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


I going to ask around the office where they got it

If there is one more like that I will ship it to you


DavidM5 wrote:
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I want to buy that bottle!!




Mar 24, 2011 at 12:37 PM
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p.32 #4 · p.32 #4 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


I know some of the Hallmark stores carry these as my wife bought me one that says "Big boys toy fund"


Mar 24, 2011 at 12:49 PM
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p.32 #5 · p.32 #5 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


UPS guy just arrived


Mar 25, 2011 at 02:57 PM
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p.32 #6 · p.32 #6 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


Sgt93 wrote:
UPS guy just arrived


Interested to hear your impressions.



Mar 25, 2011 at 10:19 PM
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p.32 #7 · p.32 #7 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


I have only taken a few quick sample shots with it so far as I wanted to make sure it was spot on. What I can say is that I really like the focal length so far. I take more pics of the family than anything else so it is very useful. I don't have to touch the lens to their noses like I do with the 24 1.4G when I want to get close . I'm looking forward to comparison shots on a tripod of the 24, 35 and 85 to see where each lens prevails. I hope to do this soon with my D3s. I will post more when I get some more time. Will I sell one or the other? Who knows. I don't plan on it as they each have their ideal place. Only time will tell.


Mar 25, 2011 at 10:33 PM
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p.32 #8 · p.32 #8 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


Just some sample shots with a Canon 5DmkII + 35mm f1.4L and a Nikon D3x + 35mm f1.4G:

Canon 5DmkII: 1/200sec, f1.4, 200 ISO


Nikon D3x: 1/100sec, f1.4, 100 ISO



Mar 26, 2011 at 04:56 AM
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p.32 #9 · p.32 #9 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


Quite similar rendering. I slightly prefer the Nikkor. This isn't a real test though, so get cracking!


Mar 26, 2011 at 02:20 PM
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p.32 #10 · p.32 #10 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


yes, enough of 35L jabber, the myth has been busted


Mar 26, 2011 at 03:20 PM
 

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p.32 #11 · p.32 #11 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


I much prefer the Nikon's smoother bokeh too. Sharpness at 100% is about the same for both lenses, unlike the differences between the 85L and new Nikon 85mm F1.4G.


Mar 26, 2011 at 07:42 PM
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p.32 #12 · p.32 #12 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


Interesting. The Nikon exposure if brighter, I wonder if that's the camera, the lens, or changing cloud cover?


Mar 26, 2011 at 09:15 PM
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p.32 #13 · p.32 #13 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


brett maxwell wrote:
Interesting. The Nikon exposure if brighter, I wonder if that's the camera, the lens, or changing cloud cover?

I'm not sure... The shots were taken within 2 minutes of each other, and as far as I can recall, the lighting didn't change.



Mar 26, 2011 at 09:43 PM
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p.32 #14 · p.32 #14 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


Perhaps some EV bias setting was on?


Mar 26, 2011 at 09:50 PM
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p.32 #15 · p.32 #15 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


looks like they metered differently, nikon spot/canon matrix ?


Mar 26, 2011 at 10:03 PM
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p.32 #16 · p.32 #16 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


Shaun Nyc wrote:
looks like they metered differently, nikon spot/canon matrix ?


My experience with Canon the metering is not as good. They tend to underexpose 1/3 to 2/3 i always had to dial in a + exposure compensation to save the shadows.



Mar 26, 2011 at 10:47 PM
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p.32 #17 · p.32 #17 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


hey guys, so i've had the 34mm f1.4 for a little while now. awesome lens, i've been shooting everything at 1.4 just because i can and i almost always get totally usable results. it's so refreshing to go back to a 1.4 wide prime if you've been use to a f/2.8 zoom. but from what my eyes can see, the lens needs some auto-focus fine tuning unfortunately i find i have to crank it all the way to +10ish. of course, this is a bit frustrating but i'm still on the honeymoon with this lens so to speak. if i did send this lens to nikon for calibration, would i need to bring my camera in as well? that's mainly what i'm trying to figure out. i'm guessing at some point i'll get the lens calibrated.


Mar 27, 2011 at 04:38 PM
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p.32 #18 · p.32 #18 · Nikon 35mm 1.4


Brody, If you love the 34 1.4, you will really love the 35 1.4

Before making micro adjustments, did you do a focus test with the camera on a tripod, using a focus target and shutter release cord or using the timer? Import to isolate the human from the process to determine if you have a focus issue. I checked my lens first thing and now my blame myself for OOF shots.

And, no you would only send Nikon the lens.



Mar 27, 2011 at 04:59 PM
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p.32 #19 · p.32 #19 · Nikon 35mm 1.4



W/ L by Son V Hanoi, on Flickr
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Apr 07, 2011 at 01:50 AM
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