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Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 28 mm f/ 2.8 C/Y Lens

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Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 28 mm f/ 2.8 C/Y lens

Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 28 mm f/ 2.8 C/Y lens

Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 28 mm f/ 2.8 C/Y lens

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Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 28 mm f/ 2.8 C/Y MTF Chart

Optical design

Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 28 mm f/ 2.8 C/Y optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: C/Y (contax/yashica)

Optical design: 7 elements in 7 groups

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Average price: $467

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
28mmf/2.8f/2260.2555280/9,950.3/2

Additional information:

Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 28 mm f/ 2.8 C/Y  - wide-angle fast lens with T* coating and 75 degrees angle of view.

It is a good choice for landscape works and city view pictures.

Wide-open it has strong vignetting even without using filter. Aperture being closed a little forces situation to improve. But slight resolution fall-off can be viewed at the peripheral of a picture at 100% scale after careful investigation.

This lens demonstrate all of it's potential at aperture of F5.6.

Pictures made with Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/28 lens can be distinguished by realistic color reproduction. Even too realistic.

CA (chromatic aberrations) and blooming can not be identified. Lens has moderate distortion and good micro-contrast.

Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/28 has a reliable form-factor being one of the best representatives of a Contax system. Retro-focus optical scheme allows to use it practically on all cameras.

At it's focal length 28mm this lens can competite with best representatives including modern brothers-in-brand.

There were no additional accessories in retail set.


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Posted by: Leopold   Date of publication: 28.12.2011


Mechanical quality5.002
Optical quality4.502
Usability5.002
Pricing / Value5.002
Bokeh4.502
Overall lens rating
4.80

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