ZEISS Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 ZE Lens for Canon EF

BH #ZE5014ZEC • MFR #1677-817
ZEISS Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 ZE Lens for Canon EF
Key Features
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • ZEISS T* Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
A classic focal length and a classic design, the Canon EF-mount Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 ZE from ZEISS is a normal-length prime ideal for working with most subjects. Its bright f/1.4 maximum aperture excels in low-light conditions and also offers greater control over depth of field for using selective focus. The Planar type optical concept is a tried-and-true design that yields consistently high sharpness throughout the focusing range with even illumination throughout the aperture range. Also, a T* anti-reflective coating has been applied to individual elements to control lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy.
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ZEISS Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 Overview

A classic focal length and a classic design, the Canon EF-mount Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 ZE from ZEISS is a normal-length prime ideal for working with most subjects. Its bright f/1.4 maximum aperture excels in low-light conditions and also offers greater control over depth of field for using selective focus. The Planar type optical concept is a tried-and-true design that yields consistently high sharpness throughout the focusing range with even illumination throughout the aperture range. Also, a T* anti-reflective coating has been applied to individual elements to control lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy.

Normal-length prime is designed for full-frame Canon EF-mount cameras, however can also be used with APS-C models where it will provide an 80mm equivalent focal length.
Fast f/1.4 maximum aperture affords extensive control over depth of field for achieving selective focus effects and also benefits working in low-light conditions.
Planar optical design affords high sharpness and consistent performance throughout the focusing range to suit photographing at a wide range of imaging scales.
ZEISS T* anti-reflective coating has been applied to each lens surface to help minimize reflections and provide greater contrast and color fidelity.
Manual focus design enables a minimum focusing distance of 1.5'.
All-metal lens barrel and mount offers high durability and rigidity.
A nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when working with selective focus techniques.

ZEISS Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 Specs

Focal Length50mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.4
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountCanon EF
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View45°
Minimum Focus Distance1.48' / 45 cm
Maximum Magnification0.15x
Optical Design7 Elements in 6 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9
Focus TypeManual Focus
Image StabilizationNone
Filter Size58 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.8 x 1.89" / 71 x 48 mm
Weight13.4 oz / 380 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.24 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.25 x 4.55 x 4.4"
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Will this fit on the Canon T3i?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes the lens is compatible with the Canon T3i.
Answered by: Steven C.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Is this lens sealed against dust and water?

Is this lens sealed against dust and water?
Asked by: Anonymous
The ZEISS Classic Planar 1.4/50 lens is not weather sealed. The new Milvus family, is weather sealed against moisture and dust.
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Does this lens have a manual aperture ring?
Asked by: James
No, it does not.
Answered by: Jia Y.
Date published: 2020-05-15

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I read below : no aperture ring ( ? )- then why I see two rings with grip on this lens ?- this lens can be mounted on Sony (B&H sell adapter EF to E without aperture ring control, no electronic), then how can you change your aperture if there's no aperture ring on this lens ?I get confused.
Asked by: Anonymous
The aperture is set through the camera controls rather than the lens.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

When using this lens on a Canon Eos R does the ...

When using this lens on a Canon Eos R does the focus assist (the aligning of guidelines, not the focus peaking) work?
Asked by: Marko
This camera allows all focus assist systems when the ZEISS ZE type lenses are adapted. This makes it very comfortable and even more easy to focus manually than with the SLR cameras.
Answered by: ZEISS Camera Lenses
Date published: 2019-12-28

Does this lens extend when focusing?

Does this lens extend when focusing?
Asked by: Scott
Yes, it does. I think I put the wrong answer earlier. Yes, it extends a bit.
Answered by: CHARLES
Date published: 2021-06-14

Is this lens compatible with the Canon C100 Mark ...

Is this lens compatible with the Canon C100 Mark 2?
Asked by: Ken
Yes, the ZEISS Classic, Milvus and Otus ZE lenses are compatible with this camera.
Answered by: ZEISS Camera Lenses
Date published: 2019-08-20

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Will this lens work well with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera with EF mount ?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 lens for Canon will be compatible with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera with the EF mount, yes.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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