ZEISS Otus 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 Lens for Nikon F

BH #ZE8514OZF2N • MFR #2040-293
ZEISS Otus 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 Lens for Nikon F
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Six Low Dispersion Elements
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Designed without restrictions, the Nikon F-mount Otus 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 from ZEISS is a portrait-length prime distinguished by its apochromatic optical design and refined construction to excel in a variety of shooting situations. The short telephoto focal length pairs with the bright f/1.4 maximum aperture to afford extensive control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques, and it also benefits shooting handheld in low-light conditions. Suiting shooting at a variety of working distances, a Planar optical concept is employed, along with a floating elements system, to retain consistent sharpness and image quality throughout the focusing range. Additionally, a series of aspherical and low dispersion glass elements are also used to reduce distortion, color fringing, and aberrations for a well-corrected image quality. An enhanced ZEISS T* anti-reflective coating has also been applied to significantly reduce ghosting and lens flare for improved contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
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ZEISS Otus 85mm f/1.4 Overview

Designed without restrictions, the Nikon F-mount Otus 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 from ZEISS is a portrait-length prime distinguished by its apochromatic optical design and refined construction to excel in a variety of shooting situations. The short telephoto focal length pairs with the bright f/1.4 maximum aperture to afford extensive control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques, and it also benefits shooting handheld in low-light conditions. Suiting shooting at a variety of working distances, a Planar optical concept is employed, along with a floating elements system, to retain consistent sharpness and image quality throughout the focusing range. Additionally, a series of aspherical and low dispersion glass elements are also used to reduce distortion, color fringing, and aberrations for a well-corrected image quality. An enhanced ZEISS T* anti-reflective coating has also been applied to significantly reduce ghosting and lens flare for improved contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.

Its manual focus design is complemented by a rubberized focus ring for fine-tuned, precise control over your focus position. Additionally, Otus-series lenses also feature an equally aesthetic and durable anodized metal lens barrel surface along with engraved focusing scales and distinctive high-visibility yellow paint.

Portrait-length prime lens is designed for FX-format Nikon F-mount cameras, however can also be used with DX models where it provides an 127.5mm equivalent focal length.
Impressively bright f/1.4 maximum aperture is well-suited for working in low-light conditions and also provides greater control over the focus position when using shallow depth of field techniques.
Planar optical design affords high sharpness and consistent performance throughout the focusing range to suit photographing at a wide range of imaging scales.
Apochromatic optical design utilizes six anomalous partial dispersion elements to significantly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations for increased clarity and color fidelity.
One aspherical element controls distortion and spherical aberrations in order to produce greater sharpness and more accurate rendering.
ZEISS T* anti-reflective coating has been applied to each lens surface to help minimize reflections and provide greater contrast and color fidelity.
Floating elements system helps to maintain consistent image quality throughout the entire focusing range, from 2.6' to infinity.
Manual focus design is benefitted by focusing and depth of field scales, which are filled with a high-visibility yellow paint, along with hard stops at both infinity and minimum focusing positions.
All-metal lens barrel has a frosted, anodized surface along with a rubberized focusing ring for both durability and improved tactile control.

ZEISS Otus 85mm f/1.4 Specs

Focal Length85mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.4
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountNikon F
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View28°
Minimum Focus Distance2.62' / 80 cm
Maximum Magnification0.13x
Optical Design11 Elements in 9 Groups
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNone
Filter Size86 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.98 x 4.8" / 101 x 122 mm
Weight2.51 lb / 1.14 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.825 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)11.45 x 6.85 x 5.7"
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Can it be used with a Nikon F5? At all aperture?

Can it be used with a Nikon F5? At all aperture?
Asked by: Mathieu
For an overview of the lens / camera compatibility, visit: https://www.zeiss.com/consumer-products/int/photography/content/camera-mounts.html
Answered by: ZEISS Camera Lenses
Date published: 2020-08-27

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Would you please explain to me.why zeiss do not have 85mm circular polarize{CP} ?
Asked by: Anonymous
Could be because Zeiss doesn't make a lens that takes an 85mm filter.
Answered by: Ronald
Date published: 2020-08-21

Do the camera lens metering and focus indicators ...

Do the camera lens metering and focus indicators work normally when using the FTZ adapter on zf.2 lenses?
Asked by: Russell
Yes, the lens and camera will communicate using the FTZ adapter
Answered by: ZEISS Camera Lenses
Date published: 2019-12-19

What is the image circle produced by this lens? ...

What is the image circle produced by this lens? Will it cover Fuji or Hasselblad medium format sensors?
Asked by: George
The ZEISS Otus lenses are designed for cameras using a 24mm x 36mm format and with image circles of 43.3mm. The use of these lenses on cameras with larger sensors will result in vignetting in the corners.
Answered by: ZEISS Camera Lenses
Date published: 2019-10-08

Has anyone tried to use a meta bones speed ...

Has anyone tried to use a meta bones speed booster to adapt the EF version to a m4/3? Currently using a GH5 for video.
Asked by: Mountain
Yes the ZEISS Otus 85mm would be compatible with the Metabones Speed Booster and the GH5.
Answered by: Dan
Date published: 2019-09-03

Can this lens work on a Nikon FM3A film camera? ...

Can this lens work on a Nikon FM3A film camera? And how about Leica M cameras?
Asked by: luxin
Yes, the ZEISS Otus 14/85 will work on this FM3A camera. For a complete list of compatible cameras, visit our site at: https://www.zeiss.com/camera-lenses/int/photography/content/camera-mounts.html. With regards to compatibility with M mount cameras, yes it can be used with any 3rd party F-mount to m-mount adapter.
Answered by: ZEISS Camera Lenses
Date published: 2019-05-08

Can I put an 86-82mm step down ring and a ...

Can I put an 86-82mm step down ring and a relatively thick filter on without mechanical vignette?
Asked by: Thomas
This combination will create vignetting on the ZEISS Otus 1.4/85 lens and is not recommended.
Answered by: ZEISS Camera Lenses
Date published: 2019-01-23

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Where is it made?
Asked by: Bernard E.
The ZEISS Otus lenses are designed by ZEISS in Germany and manufactured in Japan.
Answered by: ZEISS Zeiss Expert
Date published: 2018-08-25
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