This is Zeiss's no compromise lens. They stopped at nothing to ensure this was the best lens ever produced. Clarity, contrast, chromatic abberation performance, sharpness, bokeh are all second to none with this lens. From Zeiss: "Spectacularly detailed portraits full of contrast. High fidelity images and exceptional performance into the corners even at full aperture. The Otus 1.4/55 makes absolutely no compromises and brings together over a century of ZEISS optical and technical excellence. This standard lens is the exception to the rule: perfect optical correction eliminates nearly all possible flaws, from color fringes and distortion to chromatic aberrations. With the highest contrast performance over the entire image field, even at an aperture of f/1.4, this lens offers the spectacular medium format look when working with a modern SLR camera. Phenomenal detail and exceptional performance, regardless of whether it’s using available light or in the studio, the Otus 1.4/55 is the absolute best lens in the world today."
Please note, this lens is MANUAL FOCUS ONLY!
|Focal length||55 mm|
|Aperture range||f/1.4 – f/16|
|Focusing range||0,5 m (19.68 ″) – ∞|
|Number of elements/groups||12/10|
|Angular field, diag./horiz./vert.||43,7° / 36,7° / 24,9°|
|Coverage at close range||246 x 163 mm (9.69 x 6.42″)|
|Filter thread||M77 x 0.75|
|Dimensions (with caps)||ZF.2: 141 mm (5.55 ″)
ZE: 144 mm (5.66″)
|Diameter of focusing ring||ZF.2: 83 mm (3.27″)
ZE: 83 mm (3.27″)
|Weight||ZF.2: 970 g (2.22 lbs)
ZE: 1030 g (2.43 lbs)