Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Ultra-Wideangle Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Leica M mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Carl Zeiss Distagon T 418 ZM Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Carl Zeiss Distagon T 418 ZM 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
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
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| No Autofocus
| Not so fast for a short Prime Lens
Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM is compatible with cameras that have Leica M lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Leica M lenses are Leica M11, Leica M10 and Leica M Typ 262.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM has a maximum diameter of 65mm and total length of 71mm. It weighs 350g / 12.3 oz.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM has a filter thread of 58mm.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM has a fixed focal lenght of 18mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM 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 T4/18 ZM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.043x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.5m. 0.043x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM has a max aperture of F4.0 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Carl Zeiss Distagon T4/18 ZM's optical formula consists of 10 elements in 8 groups .
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