Zeiss Otus 55mm F/1.4 Lens for Canon
Perfection. The Zeiss Otus 55mm F/1.4 Lens is pure perfection.
If you are looking to buy a Zeiss Otus lens of any focal length you are clearly well informed as to the quality that these lenses offer. No more will you be disappointed but remember, happiness comes at a price.
When Zeiss said that the wanted to make a range of prime lenses without compromise ... they did and although they are relatively expensive lenses, what price do you place on your ultra high standards? The answer is about $5k.
So let's get right into it as we review the Zeiss Otus 55mm F/1.4 Lens for Canon.
Is a focal length of 55 mm always neither here nor there? A lacklustre lens somewhere between the excitement of super wides and the fascination of long teles? Not when it combines the more than 120 years of optical and mechanical excellence ZEISS is famous for throughout the world.
Experience the quality and look of medium format photography – with the ZEISS Otus® 1.4/55. No matter whether you shoot in daylight or at night, close up or more distant subjects, people, objects or landscapes, this lens will simply take your breath away with its high resolution and outstanding sharpness in every photographic situation. In short – it’s the best standard lens in the world.
Aberrations caused by extreme differences between shadows and highlights are particularly obvious in images captured at night. Thanks to the outstanding correction of lateral chromatic aberration, the floodlit facade is reproduced with absolute perfection.
Sources of light located in front of or behind the plane of focus present particular challenges to every lens. In the case of the ZEISS Otus, longitudinal chromatic aberration is so low that practically no colour fringing occurs.
Thanks to its exceptional sharpness, the ZEISS Otus exploits the full potentials of contemporary high-resolution sensors and rewards photographers with images characterised by breathtaking rendition of even the finest details.
Because this lens is an apochromat, chromatic aberrations (axial chromatic aberations) are corrected with elements of special glass with anomalous partial dispersion. The chromatic aberrations are therefore significantly below the defined limits. Bright-dark transitions in the image, and especially highlights, are reproduced almost completely free of color artifacts.
The aspherical lens design ensures consistent imaging performance throughout the entire focusing range as well as sharpness to the periphery of the image. The asphere's more complex surface profile can reduce or eliminate spherical aberration and also reduce other optical aberrations compared to a simple lens.
The Zeiss Otus 55mm F/1.4 Lens for Canon comes with a full Zeiss Australian warranty.Cameras Direct since 2003. Pop into our Gold Coast camera store & warehouse or order online. We look forward to being at your SERVICE Australia wide. We look forward to helping you take a better photo soon. Thank you
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|Type of Product||Lens|
|Lens Mount||Canon EF|
|Lens Minimum Focusing Distance||50 cm|
|Lens Maximum Aperture||f/1.4 - 16|
|Lens Starting Focal Length||55 mm|
|Includes Tripod Collar||No|
|Includes Lens Case / Pouch||No|
|Includes Lens Hood||Yes|
|Lens Hood Model||ZEISS Lens Shade for 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T* Lens|
|Product Weight||1030 grams|