The Jupiter 9  – 85mm f/2 is a soviet lens well built. This lens is researched for a great bokeh, well let’s try it :

Very good built, strong but not too heavy. This lens has an extraordinary 15 blades iris. Now photo test, shot wide open. The second photo is an enlargement to show details :

 

Bokeh reputation is justified, bubble bokeh at all apertures. Sharpness is low at wide aperture but it can be an advantage for creamy portrait.

 

Price : ++

Beauty : 9/10

Rarity : 7/10

Use : 8/10

Size / weight : 7/10

Sharpness : 5/10

Contrast : 7/10

Bokeh : 8/10

Grade = 7.3/10