Any adaptable fast 85mm lenses that are sharp wide open?

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nolan2 New Member • Posts: 22
Re: Any adaptable fast 85mm lenses that are sharp wide open?

I'm in a similar position - been mulling over which short tele to get for my S1.  I think i might get the Lumix first of all as its pretty cheap and autofocus (and will also allow me to gain the Panasonic PRO servives for which i need another couple of lenses) but after that i'll probably get something with a bit more character. Here are my current thoughts...

Zeiss Milvus 85mm f1.4 - - Looks amazing but very, very heavy.

Zeiss Classic 85mm f1.4 - - Lovely rendering but not great wide open. Cheapish.

Canon 85mm f1.2L - - Lovely rendering again. I love the flare this lens gives. Not great AF or MF.

Leica Summicron Pre-ASPH 90mm f2 - - I used to adapt this to a Sony A7 and it's a beautiful lens. Sharp enough wide open as well. This is the cheap pre-asph version. I had the chrome one. Might be worth you taking a look at this one.

Zeiss 135mm f2 Classic or Milvus - - I used to have this one as well and it's fabulous so I might just go for 135mm to go with my 50mm and a wide.

 nolan2's gear list:nolan2's gear list
Panasonic S1 Panasonic S Pro 50mm F1.4 Sigma 20mm F1.4 (L-mount)
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