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Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T* lens review: the king of all lenses?

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Max Angeloni reviews the Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T* lens: Big, fat, heavy and manual focus. Can a lens like this be considered a must have lens in the era of miniaturization and electronics? Let’s find out together. Imagine you are a lens engineer. One day your boss comes to you saying you have to […]

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Zeiss OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens (Nikon F mount) now shipping

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         Foto Hans Keuzekamp received their first Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T* lens for Nikon F mount (US price: $3,990). As far I know, this lens has not started shipping in the US yet, even though it’s listed as back-ordered at B&H (update: the lens is already shipping in the US in very limited […]

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Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1,4/55 ZF.2 and Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM A lenses tested at DxOmark

Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1,4:55 ZF.2 test results

It’s official – the Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1,4/55 ZF.2 lens ($3990) is currently the best lens available for Nikon F mount according to DxOMark:

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Zeiss OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens sample images

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The $4,000 Zeiss OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens should start shipping on November 11th. Some new sample images taken with the Nikon D800/D800E camera are now available on flickr (click on photo for larger view):

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Zeiss OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens priced at $4000

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Zeiss today announced the price of their new “best fast 50mm ever” OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens: $3,999 (US). The lens is currently available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. Some sample images from a pre-production version can be found here and here.

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Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 1.4/55 lens: “the best fast 50mm ever”

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Just in case you missed today’s post on PhotoRumors.com: Carl Zeiss published a new video for their upcoming Distagon T* 1.4/55 lens which they claim to be “the best fast 50mm ever” (see this comparison of seven different lenses for Nikon mount). The Distagon T* 55mm f/1.4 lens is part of a new line of DSLR lenses designed for high […]

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