Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* Review

January 28, 2016 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Half rating star

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Reviews of the Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* from around the web.

blog.mingthein.com »

28, 55, 85. A pretty versatile core set for pretty much any purposes. And now fully filled out by the latest in the Otus series, the recently-announced 1.4/28 APO-Distagon. Advance warning: this is not a general purpose lens, nor is it the kind of thing you can deploy casually. That is merely the nature of steeply diminishing returns; there are no gains without significant incremental effort. And we’re really talking about pushing the last 1% here. If you’ve not felt anything lacking in your images, then I suggest you stop reading here and save yourself a lot of money, because chasing perfection isn’t cheap…
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ephotozine.com »

Otus lens range is presented as the very pinnacle of lens development, with results to challenge the look of medium format. With such brave claims in mind, here we have the 28mm f/1.4 to expose to scrutiny and we look forward to seeing if the results will match our high expectations.
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