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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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Focuses quickly and silently
Zeiss Makro-Planar  T* 100mm f/2 ZE Canon-ef Learn more about
the Zeiss T* 100mm f/2 ZE Canon-ef

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

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
Shorter 86 mm vs 115 mm
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Around 30% shorter
Slightly cheaper $1,283.00 vs $1,757.95
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The best price we've seen is $475 cheaper (around 30% less)
Slightly better wide angle 85 mm vs 100 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Slightly lighter 0.6 kg vs 0.7 kg
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Around 20% lighter
Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* Canon-ef Learn more about
the Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* Canon-ef

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
T* 100mm f/2 ZE Canon-ef:f/2
85mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* Canon-ef:f/1.4
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Focus yourself
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to low light 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

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Low light lens

$2,199

Auto focus Has autofocus
Leica Summicron 90mm f/2 APO M

Leica Summicron 90mm f/2 APO M

Low light lens

$3,995

Auto focus Has autofocus
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

Sports lens

$1,089

Wide maximum Has a higher max f/stop
Auto focus Has autofocus
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
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
Auto focus Has autofocus
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Zeiss Makro-Planar 50mm f/2 ZE Macro Canon-ef

Zeiss Makro-Planar 50mm f/2 ZE Macro Canon-ef

Macro lens

$1,283

Wide maximum Has a higher max f/stop
Aperture Has a narrower aperture

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Macro MP-E 65mm f/2.8

Canon Macro MP-E 65mm f/2.8

Macro lens

$1,049

Magnification More magnification
Lowest price Cheaper
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor Micro 200mm f/4D ED-IF

Nikon Nikkor Micro 200mm f/4D ED-IF

Macro lens

$1,649

Auto focus Auto focus
Max focal length Better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM

Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM

Macro lens

$1,579

Auto focus Auto focus
Magnification More magnification
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Length Longer

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon-ef

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon-ef

Low light lens

$948 - $969

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Canon-ef

Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Canon-ef

Low light lens

$241 - $269

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Low light lens

$1,619

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Samsung-nx

Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Samsung-nx

Sports lens

$299

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Canon EF 135mm f/2.8 Soft Focus

Canon EF 135mm f/2.8 Soft Focus

Sports lens

$700

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Aperture Narrower aperture
Min focal length Worse wide angle

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