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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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
Slightly cheaper $1,283.00 vs $1,466.69
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The best price we've seen is $184 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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

Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Canon EF

Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Canon EF

Low light lens

$269

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Length Slightly longer
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon EF

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon EF

Low light lens

$825

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Diameter Larger diameter
Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sony E Full Frame

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sony E Full Frame

Low light lens

$1,190 - $1,199

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Aperture Narrower aperture

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

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Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro Sony Alpha

Portrait lens

$565

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Lowest price Cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$999 - $1,098

Auto focus Auto focus
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 105mm f/2D

Low light lens

$1,197

Auto focus Auto focus
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

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