The Carl Zeiss Planar T* 85 mm f/ 1.4 ZA
Angle of view, when mounted on a 35 mm camera, - 29°
Angle of view, when mounted on an APS-C camera - 19°
Equivalent focal length when used on a camera with the APS-C sensor - 127.5 mm
Max. magnification 0.13
Max. diameter 81.5 mm
Max. focal length 90 mm
Circular hood ALC-SH0002and case included
The Carl Zeiss Planar T* 1.4/85 ZA, according to the Sony SAL-85F14Z classification, is a high-quality super fast portrait lens with a superb picture, high resolution and contrast, advanced and professional photographers oriented. The device is solidly assembled, the casing is metal. It was produced by the manufacturer in a new design exclusively for Sony.
Fast lens speed enables to use the Carl Zeiss Planar T* 1.4 / 85 ZA for portraiture with the most favorable focal length, as well as for hand-held shooting in low light conditions. That determines the most of its price, you can use a cheaper lens to shoot at f2,8.
With the aperture wide open the Carl Zeiss Planar T* 1.4 / 85 ZA is rather sharp at the center and has a slight vignetting, but a colored fringe may occur. The absence of the SSM is not a problem, the autofocus is rather fast. The focusing ring rotation is about 120 degrees. It is incompatible with the Sony teleconverters.
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Posted by: a2012 Date of publication: 01.10.2010