Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Review of Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM medium telephoto lens. Review created 2007, latest update 2013.

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Facts

Pros

  • good image quality: rich colors, high contrast and good sharpness
  • usable even at f/1.8 (although sharper at f/2.2 and f/2.8)
  • has a reliable and quiet autofocus
  • lightweight

Cons

  • has a tendency to show green and purple color shifts in out of focus areas as its sister lens