Minolta AF 85mm f/1.4 G D

(3 customer reviews)

The Minolta AF 85mm f/1.4 G D is a high-quality photographic lens that produces a pleasing bokeh effect. It has a fast maximum aperture of f/1.4, which allows for great low-light performance and shallow depth of field. The autofocus mechanism is fast and accurate, making it suitable for portrait and event photography. The lens is made up of 11 elements in 8 groups, which include both aspherical and extra-low dispersion elements, resulting in excellent image quality. The lens coating helps to reduce flare and ghosting, improving contrast and color rendition. The lens is well-built and has a solid feel, making it durable and reliable. It was manufactured in the early 2000s and is compatible with Sony Alpha cameras with the appropriate mount adapter. Alternatives to this lens include other 85mm prime lenses from various manufacturers, such as Canon, Nikon, and Sigma. This lens is a great choice for photographers looking for a high-quality portrait lens with excellent bokeh and low-light performance.

Optical design

Has 9 aperture blades, with this amount of aperture blades you will be satisfied with the result. Wide open, subjects located outside the depth of field are shown very blurred.

Physical characteristics

72 mm long, requires consideration if you want to carry in the camera bag. With a lens filter diameter of 72 mm you are one step from the next standard filter size, buy step-up ring and bigger filter but you can chose from plenty options. Weights 560 grams so plan ahead, carry only if really necessary.

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3 reviews for Minolta AF 85mm f/1.4 G D

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