Canon EF 85mm F1.8 USM Overview

Announced Jul 1, 1992 •
Telephoto prime lens | Canon EF | 2519A003
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Announced Jul 1, 1992
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The Canon EF 85mm F1.8 USM has been in Canon's lineup since 1992, but still offers a highly attractive combination of small size, low weight, good optical quality and relatively low cost. This makes it an ideal 'carry everywhere' lens for portraiture and available light photography on Canon's full-frame and APS-C DSLRs. This lens gives good but not outstanding performance on digital at F1.8 but improves rapidly upon stopping down.

Quick specs
Lens type Prime lens
Focal length 85 mm
Image stab. No
Lens mount Canon EF
Max aperture F1.8
Min aperture F22
Min focus 0.85 m (33.46)
Max magnification 0.13×
Weight 425 g (0.94 lb)
Length 72 mm (2.81)

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