Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4

Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4

Lens Summary

Brand: Zeiss

Also Known As: Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: Canon EF, Nikon F

Release Date: 2013-10-07

MSRP Price: $3990

Made in: Germany

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: Experience the quality and look of medium format photography – with the ZEISS Otus® 1.4/55. No matter whether you shoot in daylight or at night, close up or more distant subjects, people, objects or landscapes, this lens will simply take your breath away with its high resolution and outstanding sharpness in every photographic situation. In short – it’s the best standard lens in the world.

Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length55mm
Mount TypeCanon EF, Nikon F
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:6.8
Image StabilizationNo
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/1.4
Minimum Aperturef/16
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)43.7°
Optical Information
Lens Elements12
Lens Groups10
Diaphragm Blades9 (rounded)
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements1
Aspherical Elements6
T* Anti-Reflective CoatingYes
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.50m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size77mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingYes
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions92 x 141mm
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction

Zeiss Otus 55mm f1.4 Lens Diagram

MTF Charts

Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 MTF Close Focus

Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 MTF Infinity


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Tyler Thomas

The MTF charts for this lens and the 85 Otus are exactly the same, pixel for pixel… one of them must be wrong.