ZEISS Batis 1.8/85 – Review by Chris Gampat
by The Phoblographer
Portrait lenses: these two words can make a photographer’s heart melt when seen together. For years, ZEISS has dominated the portrait realm, though Sigma and Canon have had their share of lenses that sing. So when ZEISS released the first true portrait prime lens for the new SONY Fe mount system, we knew that it had to be incredible. Indeed the ZEISS Batis 1.8/85 is a lens that can have that effect on you.
While this all sounds completely wonderful on paper, we needed to see if it really would make our jaws drop. Initially, we really thought it was something special. But did our love affair last? Or was this just another summer fling?
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