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1,4/35

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Distagon T* 1,4/35

Focus your creativity

The use of sharp contrast and soft focus guides our eyes to the areas that you want to highlight. With the Distagon T* 1,4/35, you can create enchanting images thanks to its unique combination of a wide angle of view with a shallow depth of field. It is a master of light and color at both ends of the spectrum. Precise when in focus, this lens also creates fascinating images as a result of its distinctive, harmonious bokeh in the out-of-focus areas. For creative, high quality images – even wide open.

 

Technical specifications:

Focal length 35 mm
Aperture range f/1.4 – f/16
Focusing range 0.3 m – ∞
Number of elements/groups 11/9
Angular field, diag./horiz./vert. 63°/54°/37°
Coverage at close range 18 x 12 cm
Filter thread M 72 x 0.75
Dimensions (with caps) ø 78 mm, length 120-122 mm
Weight 830 g - 850 g
Camera mounts EF Mount (ZE)
F Mount (ZF.2)

Distagon T* 1,4/35

Design

When wide angle views go to extremes and beg the control via an SLR viewfinder, which means that the back focal distance has to be much larger than the focal length, a retrofous design called Distagon is the right choice.

Distagon with 11 lens elements in 9 groups
Lens with aspheric optical surface
Lens made of special glass with anomalous partial dispersion
"Floating Elements" design

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Features

High-Speed Lens

Great low-light shots start with a great lens for your SLR camera. A high-speed lens captures as much light as possible. A lens with a wide maximum aperture offers the best results in difficult lighting conditions.

Ideal aperture with nine blades

Photographers want to guide the observer through the image. Minimal depth of focus is often used as a design element. This keeps the background intentionally blurred to keep the attention of the observer on the main subject. These different representations of the blurred areas, as well as the quality of the transition, are referred to as the Bokeh of a lens. The finely tuned features of the optical design on ZEISS SLR lenses ensure a particularly harmonious effect of the blurred areas of the image. The nine diaphragm blades and the resulting, virtually circular aperture on ZEISS SLR lenses are crucial to favorable rendition of highlights in the fore and background.

Aspherical design

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.

Precise manual focus

Manually focusing a lens means controlling the image result from your fingertips. A good ergonomic design makes all the difference. ZEISS SLR lenses stand out with their large rotation angle which enables precise focusing. Changes are immediately visible in the viewfinder. The high-quality focusing mechanism moves smoothly without play, thus also supporting the intuitive interaction with the focal plane. The precise engraving in meter and feet, and the depth of focus scale provide additional support for manually focusing.

High-quality all metal mounts

Noticeable quality and high value stability qualify ZEISS lenses for decades of intense use. The high-quality craftsmanship of the all-metal mounts, the easy-to-grip metal focus and aperture ring and the robust front bayonet and filter threads ensure an amazing photographic experience.

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Blog Articles

Extreme Photography | 2012-03-30 11:29:00 |

Sports photography: catching the magic in a fraction of a second

Many would claim that manual focusing has no place in contemporary sports photography. Yet the creative potential of manual photography can also yield excellent results, both ringside and trackside. In this article, two German photographers, Sabine Unterderweide and Bernhard Schuischel, describe the ...

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Extreme Photography | 2012-01-24 15:11:30 |

When the mountain calls the photographer

Avid mountaineer and photographer Andreas Bogenschütz always carries a ZEISS lens with him in his pack on climbing trips. What attracts him about the mountain landscape in his photography is the opportunity to capture extreme, contrasting scenes, as well as the challenge of depicting people and natu ...

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Reviews & Awards

Reviews

photographyreview.com
"In this era of plastic-barreled mass-produced lenses, the Zeiss ZF lenses stand out in sleekly-elegant fashion..."
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thephoblographer.com
"I love shooting with primes and I love street/urban photography, so I was excited to get out and shoot with the Distagon T* 35mm F/1.4 ZE..."
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diglloyd.com
"The Zeiss 100mm f/2 Makro Planar with ARRI optics is a world-class must-have lens offering bitingly sharp images wide open..."
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Awards

Fototest
Issue 03, 2011 (German Magazine)

Fototest - 82,5 P.