Bower 85mm f/1.4

Bower 85mm f/1.4

Lens Summary

Brand: Bower

Also Known As: Bower 85mm f/1.4

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K

Release Date: N/A

MSRP Price: $259

Made in: South Korea

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The Bower 85mm f/1.4 Manual Focus Lens is a special effort in the independent lens manufacturer world, being a popular focal length for serious portraiture combined with an extra large f/1.4 maximum aperture. Most independent manufacturer lenses are either zooms or very short or long focal length fixed lenses. This lens is precision manufactured in South Korea. This lens mounts to any Canon EOS camera and works on both "full frame" cameras like the 5D as well as the "APS-C" style digital SLR cameras, but the aperture is neither communicated to nor controlled by the camera body. As such, you can use the lens in "M" manual exposure mode or "A" aperture-priority mode, and in both cases you will physically move the aperture ring to the aperture of your choice and it will stay at that aperture even before the exposure. Users of EOS cameras with HD video mode may prefer that the aperture isn't communicated, because this allows videos to be taken at the larger apertures (not possible in bright light with EOS autofocus lenses).


Bower 85mm f/1.4 Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length85mm
Mount TypeCanon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor (APS-C)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Image StabilizationNo
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximum Aperturef/1.4
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format)28.3°
Optical Information
Lens Elements9
Lens Groups7
Nano CoatingNo
Anti-Reflective CoatingNo
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Silent Wave / UltraSonic MotorNo
Minimum Focus Distance1m
Filter Information
Filter Size72mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions76.20 x 95.25mm
Weight0.52kg
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

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