Canon 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens
The Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens is a fantastic medium length lens. The option if the 85mm 1.2 is out of the budget. Great for portraits and super fast at f/1.8, the quality of the blur with this lens is sublime.
Here is a Youtube video review of the Canon 85mm f1.8 versus the Canon 85mm f1.2L
This is the Cameras Direct video review of the Canon 85mm L series lens for comparison.
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|Name||Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens|
|Manufacturer Part Number||2519A003|
|Lens Mount||Canon EF|
|Lens Maximum Aperture||f/1.8|
|Lens Minimum Aperture||f/22|
|Lens Starting Focal Length||85mm|
|Lens Ending Focal Length||85mm|
|Lens Minimum Focussing Distance||85cm|
|Built-in Autofocus Motor||Yes|
|Narrowest Angle of View||28 degrees|
|Widest Angle of View||28 degrees|
|Lens Compatibility||Crop Sensor, Full Frame|
|Includes Lens Hood||No|
|Includes Lens Case||No|
|Includes Tripod Collar||No|
|Product Weight||425 grams|
|Warranty Period||2 Years|
- Very Fast Lens Review by Que
This is a great portrait lens, it give beautiful out of focus backgrounds. It is super-fast but beware at F1.8 your focusing needs to be perfect. Slightly off and the entire shot is very soft. For me this lens has a sweet spot at F2 to F2.2 where it is just magnificent. This lens is also great as a fast indoor sports lens, but again watch your DOF. I would recommend this lens to anyone that wants a very well-priced fast portrait lens.
(Posted on 29/02/2012)
- Excellent lens! Must have for portraits. Review by Derek
Ease of Use Price Value Quality
This is a great lens for portraiture! Very sharp wide open, love it!
(Posted on 25/08/2012)
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