What’s the best way to test the bokeh of two lenses? Ask two make-up artists to paint a half-naked model of course.
We bring two of the sharpest 85 portrait lenses head-to-head to test how good their fuzzy bits are. This is the pinnacle of Zeiss design, versus the latest and greatest from Sony.
Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM
11 elements 8 groups
11 aperture blades
EA (Extreme Aspherical) element, Super ED elements, Nano AR coating
Min focusing distance 0.8m
Ring type ultrasonic autofocusing
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4
11 elements 9 groups, Planar design
9 aperture blades
Floating elements, aspheric element, special glass with anomalous partial dispersion
Min focusing 0.8m