differences

Reasons to consider the Zeiss T* 100mm f/2 ZE Canon EF

Has a silent focus motor Generic motor vs None
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Almost the same
Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the T* 100mm f/2 ZE Canon EF goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
More magnification 1:2 (0.5) vs 1:10 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects 5x larger in your photo
Slightly better telephoto 100 mm vs 85 mm
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Around 20% more reach, less perspective distortion
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the Zeiss T* 100mm f/2 ZE Canon EF

Reasons to consider the Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* Canon EF

Shorter 65 mm vs 113 mm
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More than 40% shorter
Wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/2
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At its widest, the 85mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* Canon EF captures much more light (1 f-stop)
Slightly better wide angle 85 mm vs 100 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
T* 100mm f/2 ZE Canon EFf/2
85mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* Canon EFf/1.4
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Focus yourself

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* Canon EF Competitors

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Low light lens

$1,849

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Diameter Larger diameter
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon EF

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon EF

Low light lens

$822 - $1,199

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Diameter Larger diameter
Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Canon EF

Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Canon EF

Low light lens

$272

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Length Slightly longer

Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE Canon EF Competitors

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$995 - $1,098

Auto focus Auto focus
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

Sports lens

$673 - $749

Auto focus Auto focus
Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Min focal length Worse wide angle

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