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Zeiss Planar T* 50mm F/1.4 ZF.2 Lens for Nikon F-Mount Cameras

Zeiss Planar T* 50mm F/1.4 ZF.2 Lens for Nikon F-Mount Cameras

Zeiss Planar T* 50mm F/1.4 ZF.2 Lens for Nikon F-Mount Cameras

B&H # ZE5014ZF2N MFR # 1767-825
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Product Highlights

  • For Nikon F-Mount Cameras
  • Fast f/1.4 Maximum Aperture
  • AI Coupling
  • CPU Coupling for Camera Integration
  • Horizontal Angle of View - 38°
  • Superior Image Quality
  • Zeiss T* Anti-Reflection Coating
  • Filter Size - 58mm
  • Knurled Focusing Ring
  • Manual Focus
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Overview
  • 1Description

The Zeiss Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 ZF.2 Lens for Nikon F-Mount cameras is a bright and compact standard lens with precise manual focusing with a large rotation angle for precise control. The Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 is designed for medium and longer distances and provides high-performance when used wide open, and improves as the lens is stopped down. The lens construction controls flare and ghosting artifacts, resulting in a brilliant image with excellent contrast and natural color rendition. Combined with a DSLR with a 1.5 crop factor, the lens becomes a compact, lightweight 75mm portrait lens.

The new ZF.2 lenses are an enhanced version of ZF lenses. They feature an electronic interface (CPU) that enables support of all important camera operating modes such as shutter priority, aperture priority and programmed auto exposure or manual exposure settings. Photographers no longer have to set the parameters in the camera menu as the lens now transmits standard data such as focal length, speed and the aperture setting to the camera. This data can then be viewed in the EXIF data of each picture.

The ZF.2 lenses have a mechanical lock on the aperture ring to lock the aperture ring at the lowest setting and prevent unintentional adjustment while taking pictures.

For technical reasons, these lenses do not have a half-step aperture lock between the lowest (stop position) and the second lowest aperture setting. This guarantees reliable recognition of the automatic position. The lowest aperture on ZF.2 lenses is colored orange to emphasize the automatic position of the aperture ring.

Compatibility
Nikon:


F2-A, Nikkormat FT3, FM, FM2 (Manual only)


F2-AS (Manual & Aperture Priority only)


EM (Shutter Priority only)


EL, FE, FE2, FM3A, F3 (Manual & Aperture Priority only)


F301, F501, FG (Manual, Shutter Priority & Program only)


FA, F4, F5 (all functions supported)


F70, F90, F90X, F100, F401, F601, F801, D1, D1X, D1H, F50, F55, F65, F75, F80, D40, D40X, D50, D60, D70, D70s, D80, D90, D100, D3000, D5000 (all functions supported)


F6, D2-Series, D200, D300, D300s, D3, D3s, D3X, D700, D800, D800E, D4 (all functions supported)


FujiFilm


FinePix S1Pro, S2Pro, S3Pro, S5Pro (all functions supported)


Kodak:


Kodak Pro 14n (all functions supported)
The floating elements design ensures a high quality image throughout the entire focusing range.
Precision mechanics and a very large angle of rotation enable the photographer to very precisely focus on the details in the image.
Optical system of fantastic performance and long-life, metal precision mechanics
ZF.2 lenses have F bayonet and mechanical aperture coupling as well as CPU coupling for Nikon, Fujifilm or Kodak SLR cameras.
In the Box
Zeiss Planar T* 50mm F/1.4 ZF.2 Lens for Nikon F-Mount Cameras
  • Lens Shade
  • Front & Rear Lens Caps
  • 2-Year Zeiss Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Focal Length 50mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/1.4
    Minimum: f/16
    Camera Mount Type Nikon F
    Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film
    Nikon DX
    Angle of View 45°
    Minimum Focus Distance 1.48' (45 cm)
    Magnification 0.15x
    Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:7
    Elements/Groups 7/6
    Diaphragm Blades 9
    Features
    Image Stabilization No
    Autofocus No
    Tripod Collar No
    Physical
    Filter Thread 58 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.60 x 2.72" (6.60 x 6.91 cm)
    Weight 12.35 oz (350 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.2 x 4.5 x 4.4"

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