Tag Archives: Sony FE 85mm f/1.8

VILTROX 85mm f/1.8 AF Firmware Update v1.0.12 Released

Viltrox just released an update to their excellent VILTROX 85mm f/1.8 AF that you can download here. Amazon has them in stock and slightly discounted at this time. PFI RBMH 85mmF1.8 STM E-mount v1.0.12 Fixed the bug that automatically restarted on models such as A7M3/A7R3/A9. Improved the stability. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube. VILTROX […]

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Viltrox AF 85mm F1.8 STM FE: A Lot of Lens For The Money

Dustin Abbott finished his Viltrox AF 85mm F1.8 STM FE review, which you can watch above. Below are excerpts from this video: The Viltrox AF 85mm is a very good lens Very nicely built A lot of lens for the money No weather sealing Everything is metal and glass The focus by wire manual focus […]

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VILTROX 85mm f/1.8 AF Firmware Update v1.0.10 Released

Viltrox just released an update to their excellent VILTROX 85mm f/1.8 AF that you can download here. Also, Amazon has them in stock at this time. PFI RBMH 85mmF1.8 STM E-mount v1.0.10 1) Lowered aperture noise 2) Fixed delay problem of shutter releasing while using flash 3) Improved blank screen problem at small apertures Be […]

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Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 MTF Chart, Comparison, and Shortage

Viltrox released a lot of information about their new 85mm lens on weibo and an interesting comparison with the Sony 85mm f/1.8 and Fujinon 56mm f/1.2. They also released an announcement with some shipment issues that might cause shortages so grab one while you can. Translated: “Heavy struck The first Sony E-mount AF lens viltrox […]

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Optical Limits Verifies That The Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 Has Made The Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Irrelevant

Camerasize Comparison Sony outdid themselves with the Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 and Optical Limits (Formerly Photozone) is now the second site to confirm this fact. Sony’s standard 85mm f/1.8 is practically perfect and it cannot be beaten for the price. The lens is pin sharp wide open and has almost no distortion. Even the G Master barely beats […]

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