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Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS at a glance:
- EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/22
- One GMo Aspherical Element
- Air Sphere and Fluorine Coatings
- Ring-Type Ultrasonic Motor AF System
- Optical Image Stabilization
- Dust- and Water-Resistant Construction
- Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
Reviewer and photographer Dustin Abbott, one of the more serious and reliable gear reviewer out there, posted his full review and final verdict of what likely is the hottest Canon lens of 2017, the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS (price & specs). Sample photos shot with the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS can be seen here. A very interesting interview with the developers and engineers od the lens is here.
In the 17 minutes video review below, Abbott also compares the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS with similar lenses from other manufacturers. Btw, the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS is Canon’s first 85mm L-grade lens with image stabilisation.
More Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS order/pre-order links (if available in the respective countries):