Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens Imported

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Product Highlights
  • EF Mount L-Series Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/1.2-16
  • High Precision Aspherical Lens Element
  • Floating Optical System
  • Ultrasonic Autofocus Motor
  • Manual Focus Override
  • Dust & Moisture Resistant Sealing
  • Truly Circular Diaphragm
  • Super Spectra Coatings
  • 72mm Filter Thread Diameter

The EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens from Canon is a fast, medium telephoto lens that delivers superb optical performance. A maximum aperture of f/1.2 makes it the professional's choice for shooting without flash in low light conditions. The large aperture also provides fine control over depth of field for compelling portrait photography.  A floating optical system and high precision aspherical lens element reduce aberrations and contributes to excellent imaging performance even at the maximum aperture. Super Spectra lens coatings minimize reflections, reducing flare and ghosting.

Retaining the impressive optical performance and large aperture of its predecessor, this lens has been improved with a ring-type ultrasonic autofocus motor (USM), high-speed CPU and optimized algorithms to achieve fast, smooth and quiet autofocus. Manual focus override enables precise manual focus at any time, even in AF mode. The truly circular aperture creates a shallow depth-of-field that brings attention to the subject and blurs the background, which is ideal for portraits. This L-series lens features weather-sealing to protect the lens from damage brought on by moisture and dust.

L-Series
The L-series is Canon's flagship professional lens range, combining outstanding image performance and ultimate operability with dust and moisture resistant construction.
Large f/1.2 Aperture
The large maximum aperture of f/1.2 provides outstanding speed for shooting in low light conditions, without the need for flash.
Fast and Quiet AF
The ring-type USM uses ultrasonic frequency vibrations to drive extremely rapid autofocus with near-silent operation. A high-speed CPU and optimized AF algorithms contribute further to AF speed. Full time electronic manual focus override is available without having to switch out of AF.
Super Spectra Coatings
Super Spectra lens coatings and lens element shaping suppress flare and ghosting, more prone to occur with digital cameras due to reflection off the image sensor. Coatings also help achieve true color balance and increase contrast for vivid hi-fidelity images.
Aspherical Element
The floating optical system, which includes an aspherical lens element, suppresses aberrations and ensures excellent imaging performance.
8-Bladed Circular Aperture
The circular aperture creates a shallow depth-of-field that brings attention to the subject and blurs the background, which is ideal for portraits.
Performance
Focal Length 85mm
Comparable APS-C 1.6x Focal Length: 136 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.2
Minimum: f/16
Camera Mount Type Canon EF
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Canon (APS-C)
Angle of View 28° 30'
Minimum Focus Distance 3.12' (95 cm)
Magnification 0.11x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:9
Elements/Groups 8/7
Diaphragm Blades 8
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread Front:72 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.6 x 3.3" (9.14 x 8.38 cm)
Weight 36.16 oz (1025 g)
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens
  • E-72U Front Lens Cap
  • Lens Dust Cap E (Rear)
  • ES-79 II Lens Hood
  • LP1219 Soft Lens Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    CanonEF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens
     
    4.9

    (based on 619 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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    • 4 Stars

       

      (70)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 2 Stars

       

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    98%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Strong construction (410)
    • Nice bokeh (349)
    • Durable (333)
    • Consistent output (312)
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus (253)

    Cons

    • Heavy (277)
    • Slow focus (207)
    • Tough to attach (48)
    • Pricey / poor value (12)
    • Blurry focus (9)

    Best Uses

    • Weddings (349)
    • Low light (343)
    • Night photography (240)
    • Portraits (170)
    • Landscape/scenery (64)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (175), Semi-pro photographer (158), Photo enthusiast (109), Enthusiast (40), Professional (39)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (361), Yes (13)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Would I do it again? ..... Probably

    I read review after review trying to decide whether or not this lens was something I should part with my hard earned $$$ for. It isn't the cheapest date on the block. I...Read complete review

    I read review after review trying to decide whether or not this lens was something I should part with my hard earned $$$ for. It isn't the cheapest date on the block. I have owned many lenses over the past 10 years and have for the past year whittled down my lenses to just what I felt I would actually put on the camera and use regularly. My interest has always been primarily landscapes, macro and still life photography. When I drag out the big gun at family events everyone runs for the hills and so I don't have much of an opportunity to shoot people.My kit briefly, Canon 5D Mark III, 16-33mm f2.8 L IS II, 100mm f2.8 L IS, 70-200mm f2.8 L IS II and the kit 24-105mm F4. Really great stuff (well maybe not the kit :-) And now 85mm f1.2 II LWhy now the 1.2? Well, like other reviewers have said, I can afford it. But I wanted to make sure I'd use it. So I rented it for 10 days. That was the best idea I've had. All the reviews you read are true. Heavy? Very. Soft? Absolutely why else buy the thing? Slow to focus? That depends on your use. I don't shoot fast moving sports. What I want is to keep something smaller than my 70-200mm on at family gatherings and be able to get some candids of friends and family in lower light situations without a flash. For the time that I rented it I made photos I never could before. Mostly of my victims were my wife and kids when they were around. :)Then out in our gardens I couldn't believe the separation of my subjects from the silky smooth backgrounds. I can get that with the 70-200 at 2.8 if I stand back 10 feet. This way I can get in much closer and the effect is stunning.Add any one of the standard extention tubes and it almost blows my 100mm macro away. I'm really torn between shooting with either of them and I'm still switching back and forth to decide which I love more.Regrets? Like the song "I've had a few", but this lens isn't one of em.I'd recommend this lens if you can afford it and want to take some stunning portraits, and even macro shots with extention tubes.

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    Eh, it's ok...

    I used this lens for weddings and portraits. It is a decent lens but not worth the money, not even close. It DOES produce beautiful bokeh, is very sharp and it has unreal...Read complete review

    I used this lens for weddings and portraits. It is a decent lens but not worth the money, not even close. It DOES produce beautiful bokeh, is very sharp and it has unreal contrast and colors for its wide aperture.

    What it DOESN'T have is the ability to control CA problems (it's downright awful at this) and the AF is just slow enough to make you miss shots.

    Also, the 135mm f/2L smokes this lens easy in nearly every department. I know, I know it's f/2 not f/1.2. But seriously, the 135mm is the best lens canon makes for a prime less than 200mm. At 135mm the bokeh is very similar to the 85. Plus, if you're using it for portraits you will get a bit more facial features in focus along with the eyes while maintaining great bokeh. Not to mention, the 135mm has blazing fast AF.

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    5.0

    Best lens for portraits

    By efnaka

    from Brazil

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    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Durable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Portraits
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

    I was not sure about buying this lens because it is really expensive. However, after a few shots at BH I decided to buy it.

    I could not be happier with this lens! Sharp images, event at f/1.2! Autofocus is quick enough for portraits, maybe not for sports though. After buying this one, I hardly see myself using another lens. It is perfect for portraits in a full frame body.

    Flare is ok, CA is fine, distortion is fine. Vignetting is quite noticeble at f/1.2, but I actually like it many times. Note that vignetting, distortion and CA are quickly solved with the Adobe Raw though.

    Built quality is compliant with L standard, no comments here!

    Blur and bokeh are amazing.

    There is only tree minor things I don't like in this lenses: (1) lens hood attachment does not feel the most reliable; (2) lens body makes not possible to use a lens coat protection; (3) focus by wire feels strange to me (this is the most annoying thing).

    Anyway, if I loose this lens for any reason, I would buy it again as quick as possible for sure!

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    3.0

    Não é metade do que eu esperava.

    By Arthur Rosa - fotografias especiais

    from Fortaleza, Brazil

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Nice Bokeh

    Cons

    • Heavy
    • Slow Focus
    • Tough To Attach

    Best Uses

    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Night Photography
    • Video

    Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

    I wrote this review in portuguese. we have to much reviews in english here and out, so i tried to help my non english speakers friends from Brazil.---------Eu comprei essa lente com expectativas elevadas. Afinal é uma das lentes mais caras da Canon e uma L. Quando a tirei de caixa com um sorriso no rosto me surpreendi com a qualidade da construção e a beleza dessa peça de vidro. Mas logo foram surgindo as decepções:1-O pontinho vermelho que usamos para ajudar encaixar a lente fica por dentro da lente e é difícil vê-lo enquanto se encaixa a lente. 2- O elemento frontal mexe com o foco, saindo pra dentro e pra fora e com isso levando sujeira pra dentro da lente. Obviamente só particulas muito pequenas, mas isso ocorre, donos de 50mm 1.4 sabem do que estou falando. 3- foco mínimo em 90cm(eu já sabia, mas não custa dizer que é ruim).4- foco lento demais. lento mesmo. comparei com a 135mm f/2L, a 85mm gasta mais que o dobro do tempo pra travar o foco. Não sei como dizem que essa é uma wedding lens, pois se vc estiver focando em algo distante e precisa focar em algo perto, já era.... se for rápida a ação vc não vai conseguir pegar pq o foco é lento demais. 5- não é full-time manual.6- aberrção cromática inaceitável quando se fotografar a contra luz com alto contraste. Me lembrei da minha 18-135mm. Não fiz testes profundos, mas ela tem AC que incomoda demais rpa uma lente de mais de 4mil reais. 7-pesada. Abraços e bons cliquesArthur Rosa - fotografias especiais

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    5.0

    A gem of light and color

    By Mamoart

    from Miami FL

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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          Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

          I love the lens, just used it for portraiture and the results are grand. I think I need to learn how to properly use it to my advantage and avoid misfocusing, I know I will learn... The manual focusing is something I have to get used to and then I'll just fly!!! It is just a matter pf practicing and time

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          5.0

          Love Hate relationship

          By Mike

          from AL

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Nice Bokeh
          • Rugged
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Night Photography
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

            This lens is both my least favorite and my favorite lens. Wide open it's difficult to get all of the subject or even just the eyes in focus. If you move at all the focus will go out. You have to use not only autofocus but your own eyes as well to make sure what you want is in focus. It's somewhat slow to focus and a heavy lens.

            All that being said this lens produces the best bokeh I've ever seen! There's just something magical about this lens! ... but it comes at a price. All and all I use this lens more than any other I own!

            ( note: slow focus & weight comes at the price of having a lens that opens up to a 1.2 for a full frame! )

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            5.0

            quality of light is amazing

            By cheerykyri

            from San Jose, CA

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                  Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                  Pros: the quality of light that you see through this lens is phenomenal. The rendering is special and no other lens comes close. Amazing in low light.
                  Cons: hard to focus and it's easy to get blurry images if you're not careful

                  This is a portrait lens but I've used it for my kid's concerts indoors and for sports where it does a tremendous job of isolating the subject and really bringing attention. Mostly use this for modeling shots/fashion where it just shines.

                  Also own the 100m f/2.8, 24-105L, 70-200mm, 50 f/1.8, and this is my favorite lens because it makes my pictures look so special and beautiful.

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                  5.0

                  A True Gem....

                  By Mythos888

                  from NH

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                  Pros

                  • Consistent Output
                  • Durable
                  • Easily Interchangeable
                  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                  • Nice Bokeh
                  • Rugged
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Video
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                    Un packaging... Wow, Heavy, as big as a grapefruit. Immediate Thought... Does not matter, this is awesome! Did not Find this to be slow focussing as some have said. This is a Portrait lens Period, not meant for sports or fast action. Take note: Even with A polarizer in bright sun this can force you to stop down to 2.0 at L (50) ISO with a 1/8000 shutter speed. I do not recommend this for entry level cameras
                    with a max shutter speed of 1/4000, otherwise you will have to use an ND filter outside in order to shoot wide open. Also, This lens is incredibly sharp and bright, no post processing sharpening needed.

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                    5.0

                    Home Run!

                    By tomfl

                    from Mount Airy, MD

                    About Me Pro Photographer

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                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Nice Bokeh
                    • Sharp

                    Cons

                    • Can't Mount 2x Ext

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Portraits
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                    Outstanding lens with superb sharpness and boceh. As with all my Canon lenses, this one requires micro fine adjustment to auto focus accurately with my Mark-ll and Mark-lll. Without the adjustment, the lens will fore-focus. Once set, sharpness is outstanding from f1.4 down. The slow auto focus seems to be related to accuracy, with a low-gear ratio allowing a finer tune at wide apertures. Exactly what I want for portraits and groups. An amazing lens!

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                    4.0

                    Unique Lens

                    By bullmoon

                    from ATL

                    About Me Pro Photographer

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                    Pros

                    • Nice Bokeh

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                        The control over DOF with this lens is amazing; that's probably the only reason to own it. The focus is slow and tricky to nail at 1.2. The back glass element is right there at the metal edge so extra care is required when changing this lens. Most of these issues have been reported, so no news here, just confirmation.That said, you can get shots with this lens that are spectacular and unique. If you need almost zero DOF, then this is a great lens. It takes some practice with focusing technique, but can be worth it.

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                        5.0

                        Glad I did it.

                        By tfphotos

                        from Santa Rosa, CA

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent Output
                        • Easily Interchangeable
                        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                        • Nice Bokeh

                        Cons

                        • Heavy

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors/Low Light
                        • Night Photography
                        • Weddings/Events

                        Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                        Use for portraits and everyday photography.

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                        5.0

                        Wonderful Lens

                        By Tuesday's Child

                        from Cincinnati Ohio

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent Output
                        • Durable
                        • Easily Interchangeable
                        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                        • Nice Bokeh
                        • Rugged
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                        • Heavy

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors/Low Light
                        • Portraits
                        • Weddings/Events
                        • Wildlife Photos

                        Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                        This is great for portraits, low light, keeping your distance from subjects! It makes beautiful photos.

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                        5.0

                        Great lens

                        By atabg

                        from Northridge, CA

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent Output
                        • Easily Interchangeable
                        • Fast / accurate auto-focus

                        Cons

                        • Blurry Focus

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors/Low Light
                        • Weddings/Events
                        • Wildlife Photos

                        Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                        This lens is so good to take a close shot for my babies. The result is so good.

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                        5.0

                        in love

                        By Giselly

                        from sao paulo, br

                        About Me Pro Photographer

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent Output
                        • Durable
                        • Easily Interchangeable
                        • Lightweight
                        • Nice Bokeh
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                        • Heavy

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors/Low Light
                        • Night Photography
                        • Weddings/Events

                        Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                        perfect!

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                        4.0

                        Amazing awesome lens

                        By Arnel

                        from mid atlantic

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent Output
                        • Durable
                        • Easily Interchangeable
                        • Nice Bokeh
                        • Rugged
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                        • Heavy

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors/Low Light
                        • Weddings/Events

                        Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                        This is an amazing lens for portraits and fine art photography. I have used it a few times now, and am blown away by it's sharpness. Nothing else compares. It is absolutely fabulous. I echo all the other reviews; the DOF is razor thin full open. Amazing look though, both eyes head on will be sharp, but if the head is turned, at 1.2 one eye will be slightly soft. This is easily corrected by stoping down only one or two stops. I rented this lens a few months ago, and then sat on the decision. I finally bit the bullet and I could not be happier. Shoot with a 5DMarkIII, and a canon 1V 35mm. Cons, are as others have said, it is NOT fast to focus, but it's not slow either. I would say it's barely slower to focus than my 100mm macro. It struggles with no contrast (i.e., my black cat it had trouble focusing, even in bright light) and moving objects, such as the blossoms on a tree waving in the breeze. I have not shot a wedding with it, but I cannot see that it would be a problem. Evening shots in my home with a few lightbulbs proved no problem for focusing.
                        It is HEAVY. If you have trouble carrying heavy gear, this will be a problem--I believe the specs say it's 2 lbs.
                        It also does exhibit a fair amount of CA in certain lighting situations, but stopping down slightly seems to help. For example, I shot portraits in the morning sun in dappled light under a blooming redbud. A navy blazer had green CA, and a part of a face had green CA. Some of it I was able to reduce in post, and some of it I was not able to reduce. This is my first encounter with this issue, although I have read that some say it is a real problem. Another portrait shoot in the setting sun yielded amazing photos, with no CA.
                        This has become one of my favorite lenses. I have no true complaints.

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                        5.0

                        Amazing Lens!

                        By B Kamyk

                        from Houston

                        Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                        Loving my new 85mm lens - using a prime lens has made me a better photographer! Makes you move around your subject. And this lens is a thing of beauty.

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                        4.0

                        Fantastic glass

                        By Albert Mendez

                        from Miami

                        About Me Pro Photographer

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                              Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                              This lens is a MOST HAVE in any professional's bag. The quality of the image you get is phenomenal, it's crisp, very well balanced contrast and sharp in all it's range. (maybe little too sharp) Price is VERY high, but well worth the money. Most photographers will gravitate towards the more versatile 70-200 f/2.8 because of it's range, but results are not the same. The only reason I won't give 5 stars to it is because of the feel of the focus ring. It just feels terribly cheap and flimsy, I have to assume there most be a reason for it to be that way as the rest of the lens is built like a tank. Very solid and heavy. I love it and want to use it all the time. f/1.2 is just heaven on earth. Some little details I don't particularly like:1- Last piece of glass in the back is flush to the mounting ring, very susceptible to scratches, so need to be very careful with it. 2- The red dot mounting mark is kind of hidden from sight when mounting in the camera body.3- Kind of slow AF (compared to f/1.8)Now, don't let this details discourage you, as I said, those are little details, this lens REALLY ROCKS!!!!

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                              4.0

                              luscious bokeh

                              By flavor32

                              from San Francisco, CA

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Image quality
                              • Nice Bokeh
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                              • Slow Focus

                              Best Uses

                              • Weddings/Events

                              Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                              You've seen the pictures taken with this lens. What else is there to say? The bokeh is luscious. The photos are good enough to eat. Image quality is as fantastic as it gets.

                              It's solidly built, and as heavy as you'd expect for this much glass. I wish the AF were a little bit faster, but otherwise, just look at the pictures and your budget and decide whether you can afford *not* to have those dreamy backgrounds in your photos.

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                              5.0

                              Awesome Lens

                              By Stevo

                              from St. Louis

                              About Me Pro Photographer

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                              Pros

                              • Consistent Output
                              • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                              • Nice Bokeh
                              • Rugged
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                              • Heavy

                              Best Uses

                              • Indoors/Low Light
                              • Macro Photography
                              • Night Photography
                              • Video
                              • Weddings/Events

                              Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                              This lens give you an awesome look for both video and photography. The depth and of field and unbelievable sharpness make great images regardless how you use it. It has become my favorite portrait and interview lens for video.

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                              5.0

                              A dream come true!

                              By cmphotonh

                              from NY

                              About Me Pro Photographer

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                              Pros

                              • Consistent Output
                              • Durable
                              • Nice Bokeh
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Indoors/Low Light
                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                                This is a lens I have always wanted to own, and every time look at the results, I am dumbfounded at the sharpness and color rendition this lens offers. I could NOT be happier with any other lens than I am with this one. PERFECT for portraits-almost a three-dimensional look to it with such a creamy background blur. I leave it on my 5DII all the time and think of ways that this lens could work in so many different situations. Hard to top this! Worth EVERY PENNY!

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                                5.0

                                Great Lens

                                By Brooke

                                from Myrtle Beach, SC

                                About Me Pro Photographer

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                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Weddings/Events

                                    Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                                    Took advantage of show special and canon rebate. Been wanting this lens for a long time.

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                                    5.0

                                    Amazing

                                    By A

                                    from Spokane, WA

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

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                                    Pros

                                    • Consistent Output
                                    • Durable
                                    • Fast / accurate auto-focus

                                    Cons

                                    • Tough To Attach

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Indoors/Low Light
                                    • Landscape/Scenery
                                    • Night Photography
                                    • Video

                                    Comments about Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens:

                                    This lens is addictive. At a 1.2 the depth is so shallow it looks surreal. Try it once and you're hooked.

                                    I wish it had a bit closer focus, and it's so girthy it can impede with some tripod plates. But that doesn't matter, it's so beautiful it's worth it. It is a bit heavy, but I wouldn't say that's a con.

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                                    LensCoat -  Medium Hoodie Lens Hood Cover (Realtree Max4 HD)
                                    • You Pay: $18.75
                                     

                                    Cases & Wraps

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                                    Pearstone -  Onyx 50 Lens Case
                                    • You Pay: $16.95
                                     

                                    Protection/Camouflage

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                                    LensSkins -  Lens Wrap for Canon 85mm f/1.2L II (Snake Skin)
                                    • You Pay: $39.99
                                    Usually ships in 7-14 business days ? This is a special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of shipment.
                                     

                                    Lens Mount Caps

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                                    Sensei -  72mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap
                                    • You Pay: $3.95
                                     

                                    Tripod & Support

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                                    Novoflex -  Chest/Shoulder Pod - Reduces Handheld Camera/Lens Movements
                                    • You Pay: $193.95
                                     
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