Lens Review: Nikon 85mm f/1.8G AF-S


posted Monday, March 19, 2012 at 3:55 PM EDT

Nikon85f18gNikon updated its 85mm f/1.8 lens earlier this year and units are soon to be shipping: we've got our hands on a sample of the Nikon 85mm f/1.8G AF-S and put it through its paces in our testing lab. While slightly more expensive than the model it's improving on, the new features more than justify the price: weather sealing, AF-S focusing, rounded aperture blades for better bokeh and a bayonet-mount lens hood. So is it worth the upgrade? Click here to find out by reading our full review of the Nikon 85mm f/1.8G AF-S.