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Walimex pro 85/1,4 DSLR Sony A black

Item number: 15797
  • 85mm portrait lens for cameras with Sony A-mount
  • excellent speed of 1:1.4
  • very good imaging performance thanks to high-quality, aspherical glass lenses
  • inner focusing
  • sturdy and exquisitely manufactured metal casing
  • manual focusing
  • also very suitable for beginners
  • including high-quality storage bag, tele lens hood and lens cap
Item description

Optimal portraits
Thes walimex pro 85/1.4 IF lens is a classic portrait lens, which expands the creative range in photography. The lens has a focal length of 85mm and a lens speed of 1:1.4 and a mechanical aperture ring. It is optimized for medium and farther distances and provides a very high and sitortion-free imaging quality, which can be further enhanced by stopping down.

Excellent lens speed
Due to the fast lens speed the walimex pro lens allows the use of shorter shutter speeds or lower light sensitivitiy. This reduces the noise in images when shooting with digital cameras. It facilitates the emphasizing of motifs in front of blurred fore- or backgrounds due to its fast lens speed and light tele impression.
When using SLRs, the fast lens speed benefits the brightness of the viewfinder, which makes focusing easier. The large aperture opening with a small field of depth optimizes the position of the focus level in the viewfinder. Like this the focus progression can be assessed more accurately.

High-quality optics
The lens is inner-focusing. This is a technique where not all but one or few lens groups are moved on the inside for focusing. The filter thread does not turn when you focus and the balance point stays nearly the same. The aperture is built of eight blades, which allows very plastic light effects. In order to keep light transmission on a very high level, all lenses were coated with anti-reflex layers.

Technical specification

General information

Product Color Black
Length 74,2mm
Weight 530g


Manufacturer Sony
Lens connection Sony A
Bayonet A
Lens Speed 1:1,4
Minimum Focusing Distance 1m
Developed for Full Frame
Suitable for Sensor APS-C, Full Frame
Crop Factor 1,5
Lenses / Groups 9 / 7
Special Features Teleobjektiv
Internal Focusing No
Number of Aperture Slats 8
Lens Diameter 78mm
Filter Diameter 72mm
Type Telephoto Lens
Category Telephoto Lens
Angle of View 19,1°
Image Effect on APS-C 136mm
Image Effect on MFT 170mm
Image Effect like APS-C 53,125mm
Image Effect like MFT 42,5mm
Image Effect on Full Frame 85mm
Camera Model Sony A850, Sony A900, Sony A99 II
Field of Application Portrait, Low Light Photography
Field of Application Lens Journey, Portrait
Range of Application Photo
Usage Photo


Girth 738mm
Height of Packaging 108mm
Length of Packaging 250mm
Packaging Material Carton
Packaging with Euro Hole No
Weight incl. Packaging 850g
Width of Packaging 136mm
Included in delivery
  • 1x walimex pro 85/1,4 IF Lens for Minolta/Sony with lens hood, lens cap and lens bag
Examples of Use

Exposure with a focal distance setting of 8mm

Exposure with a focal distance setting of 14mm

Exposure with a focal distance setting of 85mm