Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Telephoto Lens
The Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM is a natural choice for portraiture. A short telephoto focal length, combined with a large maximum aperture and fast autofocus speed, make the EF 85mm f/1.8 USM flexible enough for impromptu shoots, or dedicated studio work.
- The EF 85mm f/1.8 USM produces images that are sharp and clear at all apertures. A virtually circular aperture diaphragm gives out-of-focus regions a softer, more even feel, and lets in-focus subjects stand out against a blurred background. The lens features a non-rotating front element during focusing, enabling specialist filters (such as polarisers and graduates) to be used.
- A large maximum aperture of f/1.8 lets photographers shoot hand-held in difficult, low-light conditions, as well as restrict depth-of-field for creative effects.
- The short telephoto focal length of the lens slightly compresses perspective, reducing the size of prominent facial features for a flattering result.
- A ring-type ultrasonic motor drives autofocus extremely quickly, and in near silence. Excellent holding torque ensures the point of focus is reached accurately, without overshooting. Furthermore, full-time manual override is available, making it possible to adjust focus without leaving AF mode.
- Super Spectra coatings ensure accurate colour balance and enhance contrast. They also reduce flare and ghosting – a common problem caused by light bouncing off a camera's sensor.
- The lens passes distance information back to a compatible EOS camera's E-TTL II flash system to ensure optimal flash metering.
- For use with EF mount Canon DSLR cameras
- Auto Focus Motor
- Yes- USM
- Diaphragm Blades
- L71.5 x Dia.75 mm
- Eligible for International Delivery
- Equivalent Focal Length Information Focal length when viewed through cameras with a cropped sensor
- 137mm (APS-C 1.6x crop factor)
- Filter Thread (mm)
- Focal Length
- 1 year
- Image Stabilisation
- Lens Elements
- Lens Groups
- Lens Mount
- Canon EF
- Maximum Aperture
- Minimum Aperture
- Minimum Focus Distance
- 85cm (2.79')
- Model name / number
- EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
- Sensor Format
- Full frame, Canon APS-C
- Weight Information Unpackaged weight
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