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ZEISS Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZE Lens for Canon EF

BH #ZE8514ZEC • MFR #1677-838
ZEISS Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZE Lens for Canon EF
Key Features
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • ZEISS T* Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
A classic portrait-length prime, the Canon EF-mount Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZE from ZEISS is a short telephoto lens, ideal for producing shallow depth of field effects and isolating focus on subject matter. Beyond offering increased control over depth of field, the bright f/1.4 maximum aperture also excels in difficult lighting conditions and suits handheld shooting in low-light situations. The Planar-type optical concept is a tried-and-true design that yields consistently high sharpness throughout the focusing range with even illumination throughout the aperture range. Also, a T* anti-reflective coating has been applied to individual elements to control lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy.
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ZEISS Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 Overview

A classic portrait-length prime, the Canon EF-mount Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZE from ZEISS is a short telephoto lens, ideal for producing shallow depth of field effects and isolating focus on subject matter. Beyond offering increased control over depth of field, the bright f/1.4 maximum aperture also excels in difficult lighting conditions and suits handheld shooting in low-light situations. The Planar-type optical concept is a tried-and-true design that yields consistently high sharpness throughout the focusing range with even illumination throughout the aperture range. Also, a T* anti-reflective coating has been applied to individual elements to control lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy.

Prime portrait-length lens is designed for full-frame Canon EF-mount cameras, however can also be used with APS-C models where it provides a 136mm equivalent focal length.
Fast f/1.4 maximum aperture affords extensive control over depth of field for achieving selective focus effects and also benefits working in low-light conditions.
Planar optical design affords high sharpness and consistent performance throughout the focusing range to suit photographing at a wide range of imaging scales.
ZEISS T* anti-reflective coating has been applied to each lens surface to help minimize reflections and provide greater contrast and color fidelity.
Manual focus design enables a minimum focusing distance of 3.3'.
All-metal lens barrel and mount offers high durability and rigidity.
A nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when working with selective focus techniques.

ZEISS Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 Specs

Focal Length85mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.4
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountCanon EF
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View29°
Minimum Focus Distance3.28' / 1 m
Close-Up Magnification0.1x
Optical Design6 Elements in 5 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size72 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.07 x 2.56" / 78 x 65 mm
Weight1.47 lb / 670 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.96 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.9 x 4.5 x 4.3"
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Made in Japan or Germany?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Zeiss Telephoto 85mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* Manual Focus Lens for Canon EOS is manufactured in Japan.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is this lens weather sealed?
Asked by: Greg B.
Yes, this lens is weather sealed.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Is the aperture manual ?

Is the aperture manual ?
Asked by: Thomas
All of the ZEISS ZE lenses, whether from the Classic, Milvus or Otus families utilize electronic apertures controlled via the camera body.
Answered by: ZEISS Camera Lenses
Date published: 2019-04-23

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Can this lens be used on the canon 1d series camera? D1 & DIII?
Asked by: Alfonso H.
Yes, you can use this lens on Canon ID series cameras.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is this Lens compatible with a Nikon D7000 ?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, it is a fully compatible manual focus lens.
Answered by: Matthew C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Help. I can't seem to find in any discussion whether the Zeiss Planar T*85mm f/1.4 ZF (not the ZF.2) will work on a Nikon d810. May I know the difference between the ZF and th ZF.2?
Asked by: Dino Q.
ZF lenses act as any AI lens would on the D810 you have to enter it in the non-cpu lens data on the setup menu you then have access to the aperture priority and manual modes only on the camera you also gain ttl flash and center weighted and matrix metering... if you don't enter the lens data you only get manual and center weighted metering with the lens of course you have to set the aperture ring like the good old days bu you get a display in the viewfinder ... my 35mm ZF works great and I only ever use manual anyway (sometimes A mode)
Answered by: Tony E.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Is this compatible with Nikon D750

Is this compatible with Nikon D750
Asked by: Francis
Yes, the ZEISS Planar 1.4/85 ZF.2 is compatible with this camera. For a listing of the compatible features, please visit: https://www.zeiss.com/camera-lenses/int/photography/content/camera-mounts.html
Answered by: ZEISS Camera Lenses
Date published: 2018-11-13

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I think this is the same lens I ordered, (Order # 1027186047)Could you please tell me what adapter I need for Sony A7 (NEX mount)
Asked by: Anonymous
See the link below for the recommended adapter for coupling Nikon G and D type lenses to the Sony A7 camera. This will allow you to use the Zeiss 85mm f1.4 Planar T lens as well as any other lenses you may also have with the Nikon F mount. See the following link:http://bhpho.to/15oe9r2
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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