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differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

Wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/2
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At its widest, the 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM captures much more light, 1 f-stop
Better wide angle 85 mm vs 135 mm
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Around 40% better wide angle
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Learn more about
the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

Better telephoto 135 mm vs 85 mm
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Around 60% more reach, less perspective distortion
Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM:f/1.4
EF 135mm f/2L USM:f/2
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to sports lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM:$969.00
EF 135mm f/2L USM:$1,089.00
Weight Light weight Help
0.7 kg

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

Sports lens

$1,149

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Macro lens

$1,049

Magnification Has better macro
Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Canon 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Low light lens

$2,199

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM

Low light lens

$499

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Canon 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro

Canon 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro

Macro lens

Magnification Has better macro
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Low light lens

$1,619

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax SMC  FA 77mm f/1.8

Pentax SMC FA 77mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$846 - $1,047

Weight Lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

Sports lens

$819

Max focal length Better telephoto
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture
Min focal length Worse wide angle

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