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ZEISS Classic Line Planar T* 1,4/50 Canon EF Mount (1677-817)

SKU: 0000004058-1

Portrait style / Precise manual focus / All-metal housing / Focus ring

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€649.00 €545.38

ZEISS Classic Line Planar T* 1,4/50

ZEISS Classic lenses have an outstanding reputation with discerning photographers all over the world. The solid, all-metal housing and focus ring ensure reliable performance and long-lasting reliability through years and years of rugged use. High optical performance and precise and smooth manual focus make them not just a pleasure to use, but also allow for stunning creative images with legendary bokeh. Thanks to its hard stops at MOD and infinity, ZEISS Classic lenses are also ideal for motion-picture applications.

The focal length of the ZEISS Planar T* 1,4/50 is equal to the perspective of the human eye. Its fast aperture and exceptional compactness are its outstanding features. This lens produces pleasing portrait style quality at the widest aperture and sharpens considerably beyond f/4 for any general purpose application.

Excellent image quality
The range of ZEISS T*® lenses offers the highest possible standards in terms of performance, reliability and, of course, image quality. Quite simply, they are superior in every way. You can count on highly advanced flare control for crisp and brilliant images, for example. And virtually zero geometric distortion, ensuring precise accuracy when reproducing shapes –?? especially useful when photographing products and architecture.

Ideal aperture with nine blades
Photographers want to guide the observer through the image. Minimal depth of focus is often used as a design element. This keeps the background intentionally blurred to keep the attention of the observer on the main subject. These different representations of the blurred areas, as well as the quality of the transition, are referred to as the Bokeh of a lens. The finely tuned features of the optical design on ZEISS SLR lenses ensure a particularly harmonious effect of the blurred areas of the image. The nine diaphragm blades and the resulting, virtually circular aperture on ZEISS SLR lenses are crucial to favorable rendition of highlights in the fore and background.

High-Speed Lens
Impressive photographs captured in low light always begin with a fast lens for a system or SLR camera. Because, a fast, high-performance lens captures as much light as possible. And a lens with a large maximum aperture leads to the best results when shooting in unfavourable light.

Elaborate stray light reduction
Rich, vibrant colors are vital to creating a lasting impression. Stray light in the lens, however, would lead to a brightening of the image, which is particularly visible in shadow areas. Image contrast is lowered; the image appears dull and bleached. We combine various, elaborate techniques to reduce unwanted stray light. For example, all lens elements are coated with the famous ZEISS T*® anti-reflective coating. Additionally, a jet black special paint is applied by hand to all lens element edges to ensure that reflections are prevented from the start.

ZEISS Classic lenses - a tradition of excellence
The ZEISS Classic lenses have enjoyed an outstanding reputation with photographers all over the world for many years now –?? and rightly so. The solid all-metal mount ensures constant functionality and image performance, regardless of the number of photographs taken. Manual focusing promotes creativity in the design of the image.

High-quality all metal mounts
Noticeable quality and high value stability qualify ZEISS lenses for decades of intense use. The high-quality craftsmanship of the all-metal mounts, the easy-to-grip metal focus and aperture ring and the robust front bayonet and filter threads ensure an amazing photographic experience.


Performance Details

Free working distance:
0.35 m – ∞
Focusing range:
0.45 m – ∞
Aperture range:
f/1.4 – f/16
Lens type:
Focal length:
50 mm
Image ratio at MOD:
Format Compatibility:
35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Flange focal distance:
44.00 mm
Diameter of image field:
43 mm
Camera mount:
Canon EF
Coverage at close range (MOD):
160 x 240 mm
Entrance pupil position (in front of image plane):
54.13 mm

Feature Details

Image Stabilization:

Physical Details

Diameter max.:
71.03 mm
Filter thread:
M58 x 0.75
380 g
Diameter of focusing ring:
71.03 mm
Rotation angle of focusing ring (inf – MOD):
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