EF 85MM F/1.8 USM

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An ideal optic 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 an ideal optic for any photographer shooting portraiture.

  • Fast f/1.8 aperture
  • Short/medium telephoto lens
  • USM focus motor with full-time manual focus
  • 85cm closest focusing distance
  • 58mm filter size
  • Super Spectra coatings reduce ghosting and flare

A practical and portability telephoto lens - he 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.

Large f/1.8 aperture - 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

Compressed perspective in portraiture - The short telephoto focal length of the lens slightly compresses perspective, reducing the size of prominent facial features for a flattering result.

Ultrasonic focusing - 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 coating - 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.

Integration with E-TTL II flash metering - The lens passes distance information back to a compatible EOS camera's E-TTL II flash system to ensure optimal flash metering."

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Full Product Details

  • Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) - 24°, 16°, 28°30'
  • Lens construction (elements/groups) - 9/7
  • No. of diaphragm blades - 8
  • Minimum aperture - 22
  • Closest focusing distance (m) - 0.85
  • Maximum magnification (x) - 0.13
  • AF actuator - USM (Mechanical full-time manual focusing built-in.)
  • Filter diameter (mm) - 58
  • Max. diameter x length (mm) - 75 x 71.5
  • Weight (g) - 425

Available accessories

  • Magnification - Extension Tube EF12 II - 0.27 - 0.15
  • Magnification - Extension Tube EF25 II - 0.44 - 0.32
  • Lens Cap - E-58U / E-58II
  • Lens hood - ET-65III
  • Hard case - LH-B12
  • Soft case - ES-C13/LP1014

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