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5.0 out of 5 stars Best portrait lens ever!, November 20, 2007
This review is from: Sony SAL-85F14Z 85mm f1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T Coated Telephoto Lens for Sony Alpha Digital SLR Camera (Camera)
The sharpness creamy bokeh are unmatched by any other alpha mount lens. The auto clutch is a fine addition, since this lens has some heft to it, so you'll find yourself balancing the camera by the lens with your left hand. When it is in AF, the focusing ring doesnt turn. Nice. The colors are reproduced as true as any glass on the market. My only issue is minor, I wish the lens hood had a filter window, similar to the 70200SSM.
Very fast focusing even in low light, but to really get the most out of it, mount it on the A700. It does tend to lag a tad in low light when mounted on the KM 7D.

You'll forget the hit to your pocketbook as soon as you print your first shot!
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Initial post: Jan 5, 2013 5:51:19 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 5, 2013 5:52:01 PM PST
Brian's dad says:
Should I buy this Minolta Maxxum AF 85mm 1:1.4 F1.4 lens at a half price of Sony version? Does Sony worth the double price if the Minolta Maxxum AF 85mm 1:1.4 F1.4 lens is also great in low light?
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