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Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y Lens

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Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y lens

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y lens

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y lens

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y lens

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y lens

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Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y MTF Chart

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y MTF Chart

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y MTF Chart

Optical design

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 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 6 groups

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Average price: $428

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
50mmf/1.4f/1660.4555290/10,242.2/1,7

Additional information:

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



Photos taken with this lens Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50 mm f/ 1.4 C/Y:


Frog
Autor: Petrsedycz
5 0 113

Bright Eyes
Autor: ronald
5 1 1135

b & w
Autor: McRAY
4.33 0 2179

Vignetting wide open
Autor: stimilek
4 0 276

Mechanical quality5.006
Optical quality4.836
Usability4.676
Pricing / Value3.676
Bokeh4.676
Overall lens rating
4.57

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