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inaflashphotography

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I'm looking for anyone who has a 85mm 1.4 or 85mm 1.8 or 50mm 1.4 they're willing or are selling. I don't have a lot of money to spare. Need something less than 500$

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You could check what KEH have. The 85/1.8G is often around $400 or so, the D version around $300 in good to excellent condition. The 50/1.4D is usually $200-250.



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I have purchased a couple of used items from Adorama and have had no problems or issues.  I see you are in New York, so you will have to add state sales tax to these prices.  They have everything you listed available used.  When I recently researched 85mm lenses, the f/1.8 version got higher marks generally so I went with that one.

 

https://www.adorama.... 919109.html

https://www.adorama.... 913034.html

https://www.adorama.... 918494.html

https://www.adorama.... 919436.html

 

You can buy new and stay well within your budget, as well:

https://www.adorama.com/nk5018gu.html

https://www.adorama....nk5018afdu.html

https://www.adorama.com/nk8518ua.html



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I'm looking for anyone who has a 85mm 1.4 or 85mm 1.8 or 50mm 1.4 they're willing or are selling. I don't have a lot of money to spare. Need something less than 500$

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I rented a lens from Lensrentals.com.   When I found I really liked the lens I ended up purchasing it.  They dropped the rental fee when I did this.   It is something for you to check out and what is nice about it you can actually try the lens for a week to see how it performs before purchasing.

 

 

Lensrentals



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I have purchased used through KEH and B&H in the past with good results...Good info on Lensrentals - may look into that next time...



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B&H is currently selling the Nikkor AFS 85mm f/1.8G new for around $477US and they're throwing in a couple of filters to boot. 

 

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