Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) Standard Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 is a member of Zeiss's Otus series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
Otus Series Lenses in Canon EF Mount
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 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 Otus 1.4/55 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 Otus 1.4/55 has a maximum diameter of 92mm and total length of 141mm.
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 has a filter thread of 77mm.
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 has a fixed focal lenght of 55mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 88mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 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 Canon EF mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 With Optical Image Stabilization
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.15x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.5m. 0.15x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 has a max aperture of F1.4 and a minimum aperture of F16.0.
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55's optical formula consists of 12 elements in 10 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 double-sided aspheric element
- 6 anomalous partial dispersion glass elements
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 is available in Black color.
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