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Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM

80points

Zeiss Batis 85mm F1.8

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Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM vs Zeiss Batis 85mm F1.8

Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM
Zeiss Batis 85mm F1.8
Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM
Zeiss Batis 85mm F1.8

Why is Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM better than Zeiss Batis 85mm F1.8?

  • Has a silent focus motor built into the lens
  • 15mm shorter minimum focal length
    70mmvs85mm
  • Has rounded aperture blades
  • Front element doesn't rotate
  • 12° narrower minimum angle of view
    12°vs24°

Why is Zeiss Batis 85mm F1.8 better than Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM?

  • 35.71% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.8 vs2.8f
  • 0.4m shorter minimum focus distance
    0.8mvs1.2m
  • 1.01kg lighter
    475gvs1490g
  • Has or is a prime lens
  • 1f wider aperture at maximum focal length
    1.8fvs2.8f

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1.maximum focal length

200mm

85mm

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.

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2.widest aperture

f/2.8

f/1.8

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

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3.minimum focus distance

1.2m

0.8m

This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

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0.02m

4.has built-in optical image stabilization
Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM
Zeiss Batis 85mm F1.8

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

5.weight

1.49kg

475g

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6.minimum focal length

70mm

85mm

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

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