A premium portrait lens for Sony E-mount
You would be hard pressed to find a lens better suited to taking portraits, than this Sony FE 85mm f1.4 GM. Designed to be used on Full frame Sony E-Mount cameras, this lens provides the premium like performance that has become expected from this range - A worthy addition to this exciting, growing compact system range.
If selective focus is on your want list, this is the lens for you. The short telephoto focal length and large maximum aperture make this 85mm ideal for shallow depths of field, in other words, you choose exactly what is in focus and what isn't. Opened right up, this lens performs superbly, throwing backgrounds d into a complete blur - which is beautiful thanks to the 11-blade circular aperture - while your subject in the foreground is stunning and sharp - these are the keys to eye-catching photography.
Premium in terms of build quality, this Sony FE 85mm f1.4 is a pleasure to use. Dust and moisture-resistant, you are free to shoot in not so perfect environments without stopping to think about the wellbeing of your lens. A manual aperture ring has been included for complete and easy control, which will appeal to enthusiasts who are striving for a back to basics photographic experience. A focus hold button resides in an easy to reach place, so you never lose focus while you are shooting, and speaking of focus, a linear SSM focus drive ensures it is achieved in a remarkably quick and quiet manner. This type of autofocus is ideal for pinpointing subjects on the fly and for trying your hand at filming movies, which, as you know, is a particular strong point of the Sony Alpha range.
Other key features
- Three ED and one XA element - combat various aberrations while striving towards imaging excellence
- Internal focus - assures lens stays compact while focusing
- Nano AR coating - reduces the appearance of flare and ghosting