Canon EF 85mm F1.4L IS USM Lens Announced, Priced $1,599, Available for Pre-Order Now

Canon EF 85mm F1.4L IS USM

Canon has just officially announced the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS lens. It is a fast portrait prime lens with IS. The IS system can reduce shake by up to 4 stops and the aperture has nine rounded blades. This new lens costs $1,599, available for pre-order at AmazonAdoramaB&H. It will start shipping on November 16, 2017.

MELVILLE, N.Y., August 29, 2017 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the new Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens as an addition to the Company’s existing 85mm focal-range lens line-up and three new Tilt-Shift macro lenses: the TS-E 50mm f/2.8L Macro lens, TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro lens and TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro lens. Canon also announced a new Macro Twin-Lite MT-26EX-RT flash. These new products will help provide both advanced amateur and professional photographers the unique photography tools for a variety of applications and solutions including architecture, landscape, food, product and portrait photography.

Below are the detailed specifications:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 85 mm
Image stabilization Yes (4 stops)
Lens mount Canon EF
Maximum aperture F1.4
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 14
Groups 10
Special elements / coatings One molded glass aspherical element + air sphere and fluorine coatings.
Minimum focus 0.85 m (33.46)
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter No
Weight 950 g (2.09 lb)
Diameter 87 mm (3.43)
Length 105 mm (4.13)
Materials Magnesium alloy
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 77.0 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No


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