Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM
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The Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM is a relatively inexpensive short telephoto prime lens, compatible with full-frame and APS-C format SLT cameras. This F2.8 prime isn't particularly fast, but is fast enough for decent subject/background separation when shooting portraits - definitely the main application for a lens of this type. Although considerably cheaper than its big brother, the 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T*, this budget prime is more expensive than other Sony SAM lenses while its build quality is equally "low-rent."
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Focal length||85 mm|
|Lens mount||Sony/Minolta Alpha|
|Min focus||0.60 m (23.62″)|
|Weight||175 g (0.39 lb)|
|Length||52 mm (2.05″)|
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