Carl Zeiss Distagon 35mm f/1.4 HFT is a fast, impressive wide-angle lens. It is noted the 35mm f/1.4 is one of the fastest lenses produced. It has a special multicoating technology to reduce flare and stray light. It has a slight soft wide opening to deliver pleasant photos. The Distagon 35mm f/1.4 feature nine elements in eight groups lens construction, 61° viewing angle, 12-inch minimum focusing distance, eight-bladed diaphragm and 67mm filter thread. This is a precision focusing mechanism enclosed in a long-lasting, robust metal structure.