FE 85 mm F1.4 GM

FE 85 mm F1.4 GM

Sony FE 85mm F1.4 GM Review

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Quick Take
Pros
  • Very fast f/1.4 maximum aperture provides great low-light performance and very shallow depth of field
  • 11-blade aperture gives smooth, beautiful Bokeh
  • Focus and aperture rings provide smooth and easy manual control
  • On-lens controls add to the ease of shooting
  • Easily turn the aperture click on and off
  • Included lens hood
Cons
  • No built-in IS
  • Very hefty price tag
Bottom Line
An absolutely fantastic lens, the 85mm G Master lens provides amazing quality, low-light performance, and outstanding Bokeh for the Sony E-mount camera system. Worth the money if you are looking for the best quality available. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
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Capitalizing on the success of Sony's Professional E-mount cameras, the Alpha 7 series, Sony has released a new set of "G Master" lenses. These lenses include the latest and fastest AF systems, highest quality glass elements, and all of the manual controls that you can ask for.

The FE 85mm F1.4 GM lens is fantastic for Portrait Photography; producing incredibly sharp, high resolution images; and at the same time, outstandingly smooth and beautiful Bokeh provided by the 11-blade Aperture. The lens also features a focus lock button and aperture click on/off switch to accommodate all types of still photography and even smooth video exposure adjustments. 


The Sony FE 85mm F1.4 GM lens is available now with a MSRP of US $1,799.99.

What's In The Box?:
  • Hood (ALC-SH142)
  • Lens front cap (ALC-F77S)
  • Lens rear cap (ALC-R1EM)
  • Len Case


Specifications:


  • MOUNT - Sony E-mount
  • FORMAT - 35 mm full frame
  • FOCAL-LENGTH - 85 mm
  • 35 MM EQUIVALENT FOCAL LENGTH (APS-C) - 127.5 mm
  • LENS GROUPS / ELEMENTS - 8/11
  • ANGLE OF VIEW (35 MM) - 29°
  • ANGLE OF VIEW (APS-C) - 19°
  • MAXIMUM APERTURE (F) - 4.59
  • MINIMUM APERTURE (F) - 16
  • APERTURE BLADES - 11
  • CIRCULAR APERTURE - Yes
  • MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE - AF 2.79 ft, MF 2.62 ft
  • MAXIMUM MAGNIFICATION RATIO - 0.12 x
  • FILTER DIAMETER - 77 mm
  • DIMENSIONS (DIAMETER X LENGTH) - 89.5 x 107.5 mm
  • WEIGHT -  28.92 oz

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