Excerpt: I have not put this lens away since the day I got it! The creamy bokeh!! The soft focus!!! This is the best for portraits and people photography! I use this lens with a Canon 60D and I always use manual mode and works perfectly fine, absolutely wonderful, I love it so much!
Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
Excerpt: I was looking at the Canon 85 1.2mm lens and the price was WOW. I am a semi- Pro and not really making a lot of money as of yet. I saw and read the reviews of the Canon 85 1.8mm lens and purchased it. It is a great little lens and the pictures are really great.
Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
I bought this lens too late and I am so glad to have it now
Lin, B&H Photo
4 weeks ago
Excerpt: I bought this lens finally and found if I bought it years ago, Life would be much better and much more good memories could be recorded with this perfect lens. I like it because: 1. Light but strong building 2. Not too expensice. 3. Very sharp Image 4. Very beautiful background.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I looked at other's reviews of this lens and was impressed by the comment concerning portrait use and low light ability and have found this lens to be just that. It is very capable as a portrait lens but now I am also enjoying using it in the garden subjects such as flowers, humming birds and...
Excerpt: I was ready to buy the 50mm f/1.2 for my arsenal, but a last minute decision had me buying the 50mm f/1.4 and this baby! I am so glad I did. The 85mm is one my absolute favorite lenses! I never leave home without it. The images are crisp, the output is flawless.. I could go on and on.
Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh
Excerpt: Why not selectively choose your boken effect in post production using Alien Skin 7. It is remarkable software that works as a stand alone or as a photoshop plug in. This lens is just as sharp as the 1.2 version, which is 4 times the price. Actually the 1.8 is a tad sharper.
Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Excerpt: This lens is amazing for the price. I've never had the opportunity to shoot Canon's 1.2 version of the 85mm, however, this lens must be comparable. I'm shooting this lens on a Canon 5D Mark iii, and it's incredibly sharp.
Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh