DXOMark: Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4

DXOMark: Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4

Shocking news….
….. The Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 is the best lens ever mounted to a Canon DSLR! DXOMark has completed their testing of the new king of the primes.

Says DXOMark
“Without doubt Zeiss has achieved their goal of producing the finest fast standard prime available on the market today for full-frame DSLRs, but at a shade under $4000, image quality like that doesn’t come cheap.

There are a couple of other concessions to consider as well. The Zeiss lacks autofocus and being slightly larger and heavier than the firm’s Apo Sonnar T* 2,0/135 it’s not particularly discrete.

Despite that the Zeiss Otus T* 1,4/55 is a breathtaking example of what’s possible, and will likely go down in history as one of the classic fast standard designs of our time.”

Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Results on the EOS 5D Mark III

Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Results on the EOS 5D Mark III

Read the full review | Preorder the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 at B&H Photo

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