New FE85mm F1.4 GM Telephoto Prime Lens, model SEL85F14GM, is an ultimate design for a portrait lens with a precise balance between bokeh and resolution in a compact package. The lens comes with XA (extreme aspherical) element feature that makes it a new standard in itself among the other brands available in the market. The three ED glass elements work together to entrust that the in-focus areas are well captured in extremely higher resolutions while the surrounding out-of-focus areas dither away smoothly into a wonderful soft background. The lens comes with a circular aperture with 11 blades that earmarks the most ever used in an α lens. What comes as a result is that it ensures bookeh is smooth as well as visually appealing.
New FE 85mm F1.4 GM Telephoto Prime Lens has Sony's original Nano AR coating externally that is of significant importance in a portrait lens as it ensures reduction in flare and ghosting even with challenging lighting conditions or backlit objects. There is a ring drive SSM motor system that comes along with the lens for accurate auto-focusing as it provides sufficient power and speed to drive the lens' heavy, large focus group. New FE 85mm F1.4 GM Telephoto Prime Lens from Sony is also furnished with two position sensors for supporting error-free focus control of the large, heavy lens elements.
New FE 85mm F1.4 GM Telephoto Prime Lens is a fabulous professional portrait lens having magnificent features. It is dust and moisture resistant. It has an aperture ring with off/on modes so as to adjust it accordingly if the user is shooting a still image or movie. The lens also has an AF/MF switch and a focus hold button that are of prime importance for a professional photographer. With certain camera bodies some limitations would apply to AF operations while shooting movies. It is important to update software to provide AF compatibility of FE 85mm F1.4 GM with some cameras during shooting a movie.