Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 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 Canon EF mount cameras.
Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 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. Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 has a maximum diameter of 73mm and total length of 93mm.
Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 has a filter thread of 77mm.
Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 has a fixed focal lenght of 18mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 28.8mm.
Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 with a weather sealed camera body such as Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.14x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.25m. 0.14x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.
Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8's optical formula consists of 14 elements in 12 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 4 APD
- 2 ASPH elements
- Zeiss T* coating
Zeiss Milvus 18mm F2.8 comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
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