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CANON EF 85MM f/1.8 (USM) LENS - U.S.A.
What makes a good telephoto lens? Well, sure, good clarity is a start. What the CANON EF 85MM f/1.8 (USM) Lens offers in addition to that is a stunning amount of precision, speed and compression, even when handling a range of different subjects in any kind of lighting conditions.
Want a telephoto lens that will change the way you approach telephoto lenses? Then your journey starts here.
Learn about the CANON EF 85MM f/1.8 (USM) LENS - U.S.A.
For clarity, precision and outright speed, there’s no beating a prime lens. You already knew that, of course. So let’s get specific about which prime lenses offer stunning, high-contrast images time and again: the CANON EF 85MM f/1.8 (USM) Lens achieves stunning images not only because it is a fixed length telephoto lens, but because of all the features and intricate design that go in to each photo you take. From the construction of the lens to its portability to fast, accurate autofocus, this Canon 85mm f/1.8 has all of the bells and whistles where it counts: offering you consistent imaging with beautiful accuracy on a variety of subjects.
Telephoto shots don’t have to be rocket science—at least, not when you’re working with a lens as sophisticated and consistent as the CANON EF 85MM F/1.8 (USM) U.S.A.
From the Manufacturer
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FUJI X-F 14 MM (21MM) F/2.8 LENS
Bring out that Fujifilm X-series digital camera and prepare it for a complementary lens that will squeeze even more life out of it. That’s right: we’re talking about the FUJI X-F 14 MM (21MM) F/2.8 LENS, a lens built for easy compatibility, beautiful defocussed backgrounds, and fast shutter speeds.
True, it’s got a lot of great technical specs. But though the Fuji 14mm lens may seem like a professional-only camera, it’s perfect for pros and enthusiasts alike.
Learn about the FUJI X-F 14 MM (21MM) F/2.8 LENS
You already know the Fujifilm X-series of digital cameras. Their high processing power and stunning consistency are truly something to behold. But without a lens, your camera is only as good as the price you paid for it. With a lens like the X-series-compatible FUJI X-F 14 MM (21MM) F/2.8 LENS, on the other hand, you’ve got just the right fit to make beautiful, excellent contrast, high-resolution pictures that will dazzle the eye and make your rival photographers jealous. This Fuji-14mm lens isn’t designed for envy-stirring, though: it’s designed to grab light and make it work in a way you’ve never seen before. Here’s how this lens does it:
At Adorama, we’re usually a little hesitant to say a lens has it all. After all, so many lenses are built to do different things. But even granting that, it’s safe to say that the FUJI X-F 14 MM (21MM) F/2.8 LENS comes awfully close to a lens that has it all.
From the Manufacturer
A highly practical medium telephoto lens with superb delineation and portability. Images are sharp and clear at all apertures. Through computer simulations, the lens has been designed to give beautiful background blur. Since the front lens group does not rotate during focusing special filter effects are not affected.
The Canon 85mm F/1.8 is commonly used for Fun, General purpose, Landscape/scenery, Low light, Macro photography, Night photography, Portrait, Portrait photography, Portraits, Professional work, Special effects, Sports/action, Travel, Video, Weddings, Wildlife photos and more.The Canon 85mm F/1.8 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Casual user, Enthusiast, Photo enthusiast, Photography student, Professional, Pro photographer, Semi-professional, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Canon 85mm F/1.8 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 85mm F/1.8: Clear glass, Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice bokeh, Quiet, Rugged, Sharp, Simple controls and Strong construction
Most Liked Positive Review
Coming from 50mm f/1.4
I had a 50mm f/1.4 that I got for shooting narrow depth of field, found the 50mm f/1.4 very poor sharpness at anything less than f/2.8. I got rid of it and replaced it with an 85mm f/1.8. The difference between the two lenses is remarkable. The 85mm f/1.8 easily shoots wide open with good sharpness and has excellent color and sharpness at f/2.0-f/2.2 and higher. On a crop body, this lens can be difficult to shoot without good technique below 1/100, after using this lens I really appreciate th...View full Review
I had a 50mm f/1.4 that I got for shooting narrow depth of field, found the 50mm f/1.4 very poor sharpness at anything less than f/2.8. I got rid of it and replaced it with an 85mm f/1.8. The difference between the two lenses is remarkable. The 85mm f/1.8 easily shoots wide open with good sharpness and has excellent color and sharpness at f/2.0-f/2.2 and higher. On a crop body, this lens can be difficult to shoot without good technique below 1/100, after using this lens I really appreciate the image stabilization in my main lenses. Although you can easily shoot 1/60 or less with this lens, you have to really be aware of shake when shooting below 1/100.
Most Liked Negative Review
Canon EF 85mm f1.8-Astrophotography Use.
I bought this for astrophotography use based on the MTF curves, it appeared to meet all of the criteria. I used it on a Canon 550D, and the results are very disappointing. Extreme coma is very evident making the lens unusable for astrophotography. It is however a very fine daylight portrait lens.
Reviewed by 241 customers
Great functionality and price
I am using this lens primarily for portraits. lens is very sharp with very good bokeh.
Back when camera stores had camera pros a guy suggested this lens for me, a budding photo junkie, rather than the thrice as expensive zoom I was convinced I required. It remains my favorite lens and everything else seems too expensive or too limited by comparison. If you are new to prime shooting or looking for your first lens purchase after the kit lens this would be a great choice. The 50 1.8 is also a very good value being cheaper than this so if you are on a tight budget you should have that too, but if at all possible spend the extra for the 85. It works on full frame and cropped cameras.
I just got into headshot photography, and let me tell you.. I'm head over heels with this lens. The depth of field is shallow, which totally melts the background. Beautiful bokeh. There's a long-standing debate between 50mm and 85mm for portraits, but I think the 85 is better: less distortion, and you have to be a comfortable distance from your subject to get a good shoulders-up shot. If you're low on cash, the nifty fifty 1.8 will probably do a nice job, but the 85 will take you to the next level imo. Also, I'm going to use this for tight closeups when shooting dramatic video. Should be able to get some nice focus on eyes and stuff, while keeping the background and even other parts of the face slightly out of focus.
Purchased this lens for portrait work. It does an excellent job at a reasonable price. Adorama is an excellent company from which to purchase. It is a pleasure to do business with them.
This is by far the absolute Canon lens I have ever purchased and owned. I own several L lenses, and they do not even compare. This is by far the best portrait lens I have had the opportunity to shoot with. I highly recommend this lens.
Best lens for the price. An "L" quality lens as far as I'm concern. Wide open @ F1.8 it's a bit soft at corners, with some slight purple fringing throughout. But stopped down to F2.5 all those disappears. Plus fast focusing. The only negative is the minimum focus distance. Better than the 24-105mm @ 85mm in almost all aspects.
This lens has allowed me to take my photography to the next level. I was worried that it would be a little long for portraits on my crop sensor (Canon Rebel T3i), but I love it. It's tight for inside portraits if you're trying to get more than headshots, but most of what I do is outside so that's not an issue. The bokeh is also lovely. I would highly recommend this! You won't be disappointed.
I'm an amateur photographer working mostly with models for portfolio images. My primary lenses are Canon 24-105 f4L and 70-200 F4L IS. I bought this lens as a refurb from Adorama, mostly for the extra stop and a half and I've been very happy with the results. Between this lens and my 50mm f1.4 I am able to get some outrageous headshots with really nice bokeh.
I have a bunch of other prime lens, but this is the only one that I didn't sell. On my Canon 6D, it has the perfect 85mm focal length for portrait. The USM is fast and smooth. In low light shooting, it gets job done. I also like the bokeh created by this lens, which is creamy and smooth. The only down side about this length is that you will end up with very obvious purple fringe and chromatic aberration if directly shooting objects that have hard sun light behind it. But, again, you should avoid shooting that in the first place. Other than that, this length has very good optical performance and feels great in hand. Although it's not in the "L" grade, it's the only non-L lens that survives in my camera bag.
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