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Zeiss 55mm F/1.4 Otus APO Distagon ZE T* (Manual Focus) Lens For Canon EF Mount {77}

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Zeiss 55mm F/1.4 Otus APO Distagon ZE T* (Manual Focus) Lens For Canon EF Mount {77} Description


The Zeiss 55mm F/1.4 Otus APO Planar ZE T* is a standard full-frame professional prime lens designed for the Canon EF-mount system and provides outstanding depth and sharpness, day or night.  Zeiss Otus lenses are special, even among other Zeiss products, they're designed specifically to be best, the sharpest and highest image quality lenses in the world.  Otus lenses are uncompromising in their mission, no expense is spared on materials, concessions are not made for convenience over quality.  The results are epic lenses that help define the state of the art, able to more fully exploit the increased resolution offered by high resolution sensors.  Photographers looking to replicate the feel of medium format photography on a 35 format DSLR will appreciate what Otus lenses offer.

The Zeiss 55mm Otus offers a high-speed f/1.4 aperture allowing for a shallow depth of field and bright viewing, even when shooting in difficult dim light.  The full-frame lens is built solid and has been sculpted to an elegant and smooth design.  The smooth manual focus system utilizes a rubberized focusing ring with 248° of rotation.

With one aspherical and half the 12 elements being made from anomalous partial dispersion glass, the lens reduces chromatic and spherical aberrations and resulting images are almost completely free of color artifacts.  Legendary Zeiss T* coating delivers superb contrast and precise color delivery expected by today’s professionals.  With near-zero geometric distortion, the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 gives you crisp edge to edge sharpness.  Wide open, you can expect a lens perfect for dreamy scenes with unmatched bokeh demanded by today’s professional photographers.

Key Features

  • Top of the line Zeiss normal lens for Canon EF mount
  • Unparalleled image quality & sharpness
  • Apochromat, Planar Optical Design
  • Six Anomalous Partial Dispersion Elements, One Aspherical Element
  • High contrast and precise color
  • Zeiss T* coated
  • Superb Zeiss bokeh
  • Rounded nine-blade diaphragm
  • Floating Element System
  • Smooth and precise manual focus
  • Aperture of f/1.4-16
  • Bright viewing, well suited for available light
  • All-Metal Barrel

Available accessories include: Front & Rear Lens Caps, lens hood, 77mm filters.


General information

Manufacturer Part Number 2010-056
Manufacture GTIN 04047865400893
Brand Name Zeiss
Product information
Lens Type Normal

Technical Information

Fixed Focal Length 55 mm
Max Aperture f/1.4

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Canon EF