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nikon lens- to G or not to G?

AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G for $484 AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4D for $369

is the G worth 100$ more?

also, i imagine that the G is somehow better to warrant the additional cost. can anyone explain how?

(this will be my 2nd lens to my nikon d7000 kit lens.)

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    \$\begingroup\$ This is a virtual duplicate of your question from last night. photo.stackexchange.com/questions/6179 \$\endgroup\$
    – mattdm
    Commented Dec 30, 2010 at 17:53
  • \$\begingroup\$ Good point, I've moved my answer to that question. \$\endgroup\$ Commented Dec 30, 2010 at 17:56
  • \$\begingroup\$ Kacalapy, try to keep your questions distinct, so we don't clutter the forum with numerous highly similar questions. Thanks! \$\endgroup\$
    – jrista
    Commented Dec 30, 2010 at 18:23

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The G actually makes it cheaper, the AF-S makes it more expensive.


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