Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Standard Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (FX) mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Carl Zeiss Planar T1.4 50 Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Carl Zeiss Planar T1.4 50 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
| Very Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
|9 Diaphragm Blades
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| No Weather Sealing
| No Autofocus
Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 is compatible with cameras that have Nikon F (FX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D3500.
Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 is also available in Canon EF and Pentax KAF mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 has a maximum diameter of 66mm and total length of 69mm. It weighs 350g / 12.3 oz.
Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 has a filter thread of 58mm.
Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 has a fixed focal length of 50mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 75mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 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).
Alternatively, you can check the Tamron 45mm F1.8 Di VC USD in Nikon F (FX) mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Maximum Magnification Ratio
Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.15x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.45m. 0.15x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 has a max aperture of F1.4 and a minimum aperture of F16.0.
Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50's optical formula consists of 7 elements in 6 groups .
Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50 comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Popular Comparisons of Carl Zeiss Planar T1,4/50
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