A brilliant lens for portraits, low light and midrange telephoto shooting. This beautiful piece of glass is perfect for intimate or low-light portraits, fashion shots and quick candid photographs. With its superior visual accuracy, the SAL-85F14Z professional lens will satisfy the most uncompromising demands. Even at fully open aperture, its performance is astonishingly precise. And its 35mm-equivalent 125.7mm focal length gives you sharp midrange close-ups and natural, distortion-free portraits at relaxed distances.


Superb Sharpness at Fully Open Aperture
In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot® image stabilization system of the Sony ± (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this superb Carl Zeiss® lens achieves pinpoint sharpness -- even working with hand-held camera by available light.


Excellent Contrast Reproduction
Precision optical design and advanced T coatings help to reduce flare and increase contrast.


Smooth Backgrounds
Smooth, visually pleasing out-of-focus backgrounds give portraits and close-ups an extra dimension of beauty.


Focus Hold Button
For full creative control, a focus hold button located on the lens can lock auto-focusing even in continuous advance mode -- and focus lock can also be set on the spot-focus center frame area.


Auto Clutch
In auto-focus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate -- and in manual focusing, you’ll have a solid,