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This compact, affordable 85mm prime lens is an excellent choice for portrait photography and HD video recording. Its fast f/1.8 maximum aperture with manual control offers outstanding low-light performance, natural background blur and smooth aperture adjustments during Live View shooting. NIKKOR quality optics and design deliver stunning results every time.
A medium-telephoto 85mm angle of view is a favorite among serious portrait photoraphers. The AF NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8D delivers that dramatic perspective in a compact, fast f/1.8 prime lens. It’s an excellent choice for indoor and outdoor portraits, indoor sports, stage productions and all-around HD video recording.
The AF NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8D’s wide maximum aperture brings new opportunities for shooting in low light and creating beautiful, softly blurred backgrounds. Manual aperture control means you can make smooth depth-of-field adjustments while shooting in Live View mode, a major advantage when you’re creating HD videos.
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