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Carl Zeiss Planar T* 1,4/85 ZE
9.2 out of 10

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 1,4/85 ZE

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Overall 10
10

Amazing focus throw, colors, bokeh, and sharpness

Jason H, B&H Photo
1 December 2015
  • Excerpt: This is hands down my favorite lens in my bag. Amazing focus throw, color reproduction, bokeh, and sharpness. Everything looks amazing with this, especially faces. This is the same glass as the 85mm CP2 at 1/4 the price. Amazing for video work
  • Pros: Durable, Nice Bokeh, Sharp, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Open Wide and Say "AAAHHH" A German Beauty born in Japan

Yechwando, Amazon
12 August 2015
  • Summary: Open wide and say "AAAH". Carl Zeiss Planar T* f1.4/85mm ZE Planar lens for Canon EOS. Last week I happened to bid on this lens on Ebay but I could not complete the transaction. The next day, the seller contacted me and offered me a second chance and unfortunately, the allure of a 85mm portrait lens...
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Overall 6
6.0

Zaiss

tedtedsen, B&H Photo
8 July 2015
  • Excerpt: this lens is superb Sharp stopped Down to 5.6 that seams to be the sweetspot for Zaiss branded lenses they are made by COSINA in japan not Germany at 1.4 it so soft that it is useless for me must be stoped Down that is a big disapointmentfor user that wish to use it on 1.4 no i wil not recomend it...
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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Overall 10
10

The last 85mm lens you will buy

adirondakjosh, Amazon
5 July 2015
  • Summary: This is one of the best 85mm lenses on the market. Once you start using it you will not go back to your old portrait lens. The colors are perfect and I cant say enough about it. The only draw back is the manual focus takes time to get acquainted to and of course it is slower than autofocus, because...
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Nicolas, Adorama
24 May 2015
  • Excerpt: It´s a great lens for portraits. The image quality is beautiful. The construction is great, and its short in its lenght. It´s very nice for pictures with enough time to focs manually, not an action lens...
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Overall 10
10

Zeiss>Canon

Rodrigo Arzate, Amazon
23 December 2014
Overall 10
10

Great Lens!

Chris, B&H Photo
29 September 2014
  • Excerpt: This is a great lens for the price. The colors that are produced and the overall picture quality is just simply amazing. I switched from shooting autofocus L series lenses and I have not regretted it.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy, Tough To Attach
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Patrick Swift, Amazon
12 July 2014
  • Summary: Great lens but will take a while to work quickly with it.
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Overall 10
10

zeiss quality

northwind, B&H Photo
10 May 2014
  • Excerpt: it is one of the best dslr lenses in the market, heavy, well built and excellent component of glasses.
  • Pros: Durable, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Perfection

Gretchen Huber, Amazon
31 December 2013
  • Summary: You just can't go wrong with Zeiss optics. Some people bring up the fact that it is heavy. It is. When I switch from one of my other lenses to this lens, I know I'm in business. It is perfection.
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