How good is the Nikkor 50/1.4 non-AI lens?

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by kivis, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. kivis

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    Should I keep it or consider an upgrade to something newer for my film bodies?
     
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    It's great, as long as you don't need to put it on an AI camera that doesn't have the tab that can flip out of the way.
     
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    I use it mostly on my Nikon F.
     
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    Then it's great. /thread. :D
     
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    I agree, they don't get a whole lot better.
    Maybe better coatings but that is subjective to the look you like.
    A newer one may be a bit more resistant to flare but not a lot sharper.
     
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    Exactly! I prefer the older single coated Nikkors for portraits. They just don't get any better!
     
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    Excellent!!
     
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