Canon L USM 85mm/F1.2 Prime (EF Mount)

Canon EF Prime lens with EF Mount (autofocus)


Canon L USM shallow angle prime lens with angle of view of 16° and maximum aperture of F1.2


Lens Groupset

Canon L USM prime


EF Mount

Sensor Size/Coverage

Full Frame, Super-35

Lens Type

Autofocus Lens

  • EF EOS 85MM/F1.2 USM Prime
  • Shallow angle prime lens with angle of view of 16°
  • Fast F/1.4 aperture
  • USM focus motor with full-time manual focus override
  • 95cm closest focusing distance
  • Weight- 1020g
  • Super Spectra coatings

80mm donut (VMI Mod)

Known Bug

The 85mm lens has an odd fault when used with certain video cameras.

It is designed to only work when it has power on it and in manual focus mode when working with an Amira or a first generation Canon C300EF. If in auto mode, then the lens won’t rotate the focus ring at all if manually turned, even when switched off or unplugged. Unlike the rest of the EF primes, this lens needs power to work.

Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 16, 24, 28 30′ degree
Lens construction (elements/groups) 8/7
No. of diaphragm blades 8
Minimum aperture 16
Closest focusing distance (m) 0.95
Maximum magnification (x) 0.11
AF actuator Ring USM (1)
Filter diameter (mm) 72
Max. diameter x length (mm) 91.5 x 84.0
Weight (g) 1025
Magnification – Extension Tube EF12 II 0.25-0.15
Magnification – Extension Tube EF25 II 0.42-0.33
Lens hood ES-79 II
Soft case LP1219
G.F.Holder III (hood III*) (4)
G.F.Holder IV (hood IV*) (4)
Extenders EF1.4x II and EF2x II Not compatible
AF actuator (1)Mechanical full-time manual focusing built-in.
EF EOS 85mm/F1.2 USM Prime
Lens Front Cap
Lens End Cap
80mm front adapter
External focus gear

Flight Case: 21 x 19 x 19cm 2.70kg
Country Of Origin: Japan


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