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Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

85II
Review Date: Sep 3, 2012 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 8 

 
Pros: Nice Bokeh and sharpness from f1.2 on.
Cons:
No sealing, electronical focus only and heavy lateral CA.

I just wanted to add some notes to the review from Dawei Ye:
>Canon has historically struggled implementing IS on fast primes
>and only since 2012 has IS been implemented on a prime lens
>below 200mm focal length

That's not true. The 100mm 2.8L Macro is a nice portraitlense, too
(even if it's mainpurpose is the macrodistance). It offers a
fantastic Hybrid IS with up to 4 stops.

I can't even approve the fact that the 50mm 1.2 is sharp wide
open. The 50mm 1.2 is a bad lese on open apertures... not
unusable while doing "art" but otherwise nothing to buy
(http://www.traumflieger.de/objektivtest/open_test/canon_50_12/5dmark2_chart.gif)

The 85mm 1.2II is a fantastic lense if you want the last out of your
pictures. All others who own the 85mm 1.8 should keep it... the
price/value tag is unmatched.