|Format: 35mm SLR|
Type: Prime lens
Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)
Lens mounts: C/Y (contax/yashica)
Optical design: 7 elements in 6 groups
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Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y- fast standard lens with a special multi-coating and fixed focal length for 35mm Contax/Yashica SLR cameras.
Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 provides high quality image.
- beautiful color
- high contrast
- good sharpness even from F1.4
- good flare-resistance for the counter, dispersed and lateral lighting
- very nice aberrations correction
At wide-opened apertures image has very nice Bokeh.
Lens has high Mechanical assembling. Focusing ring is rotating smoothly thus providing comfortable focusing. Diaphragm ring allows to adjust spacing values.
Limited amount of gold-plated Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 was also manufactured.
Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 was being manufactured in Germany and in Japan. Some may consider German lenses to be better.
Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 can be used as a portrait, genre, art and effect work with low DOF or just as every-day-lens.
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Posted by: Sergei Borodin Date of publication: 02.04.2011
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