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Nikon 85mm 1.8G v. 1.4G

I was wondering what the differences are between the Nikon 85mm 1.8G and 1.4G. I'm thinking it must be more than just the slight difference in aperture since the 1.4 is more than a $1,000 more expensive than the other. ($496 v. $1,599). I know that NVN has a number of Tangents articles on the Nikon 85mm lenses but I could not find one (if there is one) that compared these two lenses. 

Is the 1.4 really worth that huge price jump? Is there something different beyond the aperture difference that makes it worth this price? I do see that the 1.8 has a 67 mm diameter. How much of a factor is that?

Thank you.


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