Fast Rangefinder 85mm Lenses

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  1. raid amin

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    I wonder what your experiences are with the Canon 85mm/1.5 RF lens, as compared to other 85mm lenses you have used. I just bought a 85mm/1.5 lens [still in the mail], and I am impatient. I know that a comparable lens might be the Summarex and also the Helios 85mm/1.5.
     
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    Not really; it is a heavy lens but it is OK for handheld photography.
     
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    How about the Zeiss ZM Sonnar 85mm f2?

    Rob Skeoch has one in stock (its on the north side of $2100).
     
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    Tom,
    That would be outside by budget constraints.
     
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    Here are some 85mm F1.5 Canon Photos

    Exposed w/ Leica M2 & M5, on Eastman Double-X, and Plus-X Motion Picture Film:
     
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