Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Wideangle Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Pentax KAF mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Carl Zeiss Distagon T 2,825 Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Carl Zeiss Distagon T 2,825 lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Hood supplied
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| Minimum focus distance of 0.17m / 6.7 inch
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 is compatible with cameras that have Pentax KAF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Pentax KAF lenses are Pentax KF, Pentax K-3 III and Pentax K-1 II.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 is also available in Nikon F (FX) mount.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 has a maximum diameter of 64mm and total length of 90mm. It weighs 480g / 16.9 oz.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 has a filter thread of 58mm.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 has a fixed focal length of 25mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 37.5mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.43x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.17m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.43x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25's optical formula consists of 10 elements in 8 groups .
Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25 comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Popular Comparisons of Carl Zeiss Distagon T2,8/25
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