Opteka 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Canon EF

Opteka 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Canon EF

Opteka 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Canon EF

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Product Highlights

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • HD Super Multi-Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Six-Blade Diaphragm
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Lens Mount: Canon EF

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Opteka 85mm f/1.8 overview

  • 1Description

A bright portrait-length prime lens, this 85mm f/1.8 from Opteka is designed for Canon EF-mount DSLR cameras. Its short telephoto focal length makes it ideally suited for portraiture applications, and the fast f/1.8 maximum aperture affords extensive control over depth of field and also supports working in difficult lighting conditions. An HD Super Multi-Coating has also been applied to individual elements in order to minimize flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color neutrality when shooting in bright or backlit situations. Additionally, the manual focus design offers precise control over focusing position and a six-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality to further enhance shallow depth of field images.

This 85mm f/1.8 prime portrait-length lens is designed for full-frame Canon EF-mount DSLRs, and is also suitable for use on APS-C models where it provides a 136mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture offers increased control over depth of field for selective focus techniques and also benefits working in low-light conditions.
HD Super Multi-Coating has been applied to control lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
Manual focus design offers smooth, precise focusing control down to 2.8', and the front lens group does not rotate while focusing to facilitate working with polarizing, graduated ND, and other rotational-dependent filter types.
Six-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
All-metal construction for enhanced durability and tactile response.
UPC: 813789010791
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Opteka 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Canon EF
  • Front and Rear Lens Caps
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens Pouch
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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    Opteka 85mm f/1.8 specs

    Performance
    Focal Length 85mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/1.8
    Minimum: f/22
    Camera Mount Type Canon EF
    Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
    Angle of View 28.5°
    Minimum Focus Distance 2.79' (85 cm)
    Optical Design 10 Elements in 7 Groups
    Diaphragm Blades 6
    Features
    Autofocus No
    Physical
    Filter Thread Front: 55 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.5 x 2.7" (63.50 x 68.58 mm)
    Weight 13.40 oz (380 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.3 x 4.8 x 4.1"

    Opteka 85mm f/1.8 reviews

    85mm f/1.8 Lens for Canon EF is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 8.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Challenging This lens being manual focus and aperture makes for a challenge, I absolutely love this lens as it challenges me to pay attention when I'm shooting, especially at 1.8, I did not think I would like this lens at first, matter of fact I hated it, then I decided to play with it a little more and fell in love, sharp detail, great low light, makes you think about each shot so it helps you learn the art of photography, I have it on an adapter hooked to my sony A6300 and this lens delivers quality images shot after shot, I may buy the native sony version. I recommend this lens not only for the price but for the quality that it can deliver.
    Date published: 2017-07-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great deal, with a little effort So at first I was worried because my pictures came out distorted with a lot of light; however, I figured out that if I put my canon on the setting that lets you program and specify the light conditions, it functions beautifully. I think that might be the case because its manual only? I am a hobbyist, very new to photography, so there could be another explanation, but all I know is, it works great now, takes wonderful pics. Just took some effort for me to play around with it the first day and resolve that issue. Totally worth it.
    Date published: 2017-03-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid lens for a low price point. I was on the fence about this lens because the price seemed too good to be true. After receiving it I am blown away with the quality! I would pay double what I did for this lens! Don't second guess just buy it!
    Date published: 2017-02-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love this lens! It is a good lens, everything is clear and easy to get in focus. Light weight easy to carry around.
    Date published: 2017-07-16
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Cheap-but what can you expect The unit is a tad on the cheaply made side but it was only $100 so no huge complaints.� Just have to manually focus and adjust distance. Seems to flare too a bit letting too much light in with photos oddly overexposed.
    Date published: 2017-12-07
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solidly built lens This is a solid metal lens with mechanical aperture. The only downside is that the stops are not the traditional f stops. The lens is solidly built and even comes with a lens hood. Overall a good lens at a good price.
    Date published: 2017-11-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing cost and benefit I'm happy with the results that I got so far, I am still learning, and I think if I focus on (2PH) patience, persistence,�and hard work one day I will get there.
    Date published: 2017-12-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am happy with the service I receieved from BH Photo I am very happy with the service I received from BH Photo. The lens was promptly sent me as promised.
    Date published: 2017-05-22
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