The XP 85mm f/1.2 from Samyang is a portrait-length prime for Canon EF-mount DSLRs. Its optical design features one aspherical element and a pair of high refractive index elements, which are used to reduce spherical aberrations and distortions in order to realize a high degree of clarity and sharpness. The fast f/1.2 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions, as well as offers, increased control over depth of field for selective focus effects. Additionally, the manual focus design contributes to the precise control over focus, and aluminum-alloy housing benefits handling as well as improves overall durability. Fast f/1.2 maximum aperture offers a high degree of control over depth of field for working with selective focus and shallow depth of field techniques. Additionally, it also benefits working in low-light conditions with shorter shutter speeds. An Ultra Multi-Coating has been applied to individual elements to minimize ghosting and flare for increased contrast and color neutrality when working in strong lighting conditions.
Samyang XP 85mm F/1.2 Specs