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Portrait Lens Shootout: 85mm vs. 105mm vs. 135mm vs. 200mm

7 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Here's a 5-minute video showing a portrait lens shootout I recently did at 85mm f/1.4, 105mm f/1.4, 135mm f/1.8, and 200mm f/2.8. If you are looking for a portrait lens, you can't go wrong with any of these focal lengths. Each focal length serves a specific purpose and will give you a slightly different look/perspective.
Without getting too technical, I found that there really isn't much difference between all four lenses optically - the differences are more apparent in the working distance and perspective that they each have to offer.
I enjoy 85mm f/1.4 because of the working distance in...
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Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Photos Leak

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Photos Leak

7 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Zeiss is gearing up to add a fourth lens to its highly-acclaimed Otus lineup. New leaked photos are giving us a sneak peek at the upcoming Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens.
The photos were first published by the Japanese camera rumor site Nokishita , which is hearing that the lens will be released in 2019.
Here's the lens with its hood attached:
From the photos, we see that the lens will have an APO-Sonnar lens design and an 86mm filter diameter.
There are currently three lenses in the Otus lineup: the 28mm f/1.4 , the 55mm f/1.4 , and the 85mm f/1.4 .
The current lineup of Otus lenses. From...
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