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  • Testing Nikon 28mm f/1.4

    Went to Putrajaya this morning to recce the location for CB-9. It also gave me an opportunity to test my new 'old' Nikon 28mm f/1.4. I used it on my D4.


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    For an old lens, he colours are very nice.


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    As a landscape lens it's excellent.


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    It handles bright sunlight quite well.


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    Depth of field is great even for indoors. The foreground subjects and the background subjects are reasonably sharp.


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    Close-up is excellent. The details are very good.

    The size is quite small when compared to present lens of similar performance. It's not obtrusive when mounted on the camera. Looks like it will be great for Street Shoot and I'll be using this more often when I get my D800E.

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    Re: Testing Nikon 28mm f/1.4

    Wow!

    I like the last pic! Yum! Yum!
    Time is abstract... Time does not exist...

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    • #3
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      Uncle Noordin,you make me hungrylah.

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      • #4
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        cool

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        • #5
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          nice lens

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          • #6
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            Nice lens you have congratulate!, but i have a doubt here, the photos don't look as sharp as expected, why?

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            • #7
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              agree with robert. except for the deep fried shrimp pic. maybe the lens need calibration?

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              • #8
                Re: Testing Nikon 28mm f/1.4

                Originally posted by ROBERT View Post
                Nice lens you have congratulate!, but i have a doubt here, the photos don't look as sharp as expected, why?

                Originally posted by ajakblackgoat View Post
                agree with robert. except for the deep fried shrimp pic. maybe the lens need calibration?

                Good idea. I'll send it for calibration. The lens did sound as if something is loose inside.

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                • #9
                  Re: Testing Nikon 28mm f/1.4

                  I think the contrast is a bit lower than the new lenses but somehow I like the slightly muted colors. Old Nikkors are not optimised for digital cameras.
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                  • #10
                    Re: Testing Nikon 28mm f/1.4

                    Originally posted by noordin View Post
                    Good idea. I'll send it for calibration. The lens did sound as if something is loose inside.
                    I hope you haven't left feedback ! Ask for a partial refund.
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                    • #11
                      Re: Testing Nikon 28mm f/1.4

                      Originally posted by Dan95 View Post
                      I hope you haven't left feedback ! Ask for a partial refund.

                      I bought thus as a collection item. I'm not too concerned that it is not perfect. I'll send it to Vim Son to check and recalibrate.

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                      • #12
                        Re: Testing Nikon 28mm f/1.4

                        nice pic uncle noordin

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                        • #13
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                          The prawns look so tempting it makes me drool. Thanks

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                          • #14
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                            wow! what a legend

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                            • #15
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                              this lense is very good at night shoot , same as the 58 F1.2
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