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Zeiss Distagon T* 18mm f/3.5 Lens for Canon

Please note that this is a manual focus lens.The Distagon T* 18mm f/3.5 manual focus lens is an ultra wide angle ideal for capturing breathtaking moments in dramatic perspectives. The lens offers excellent image performance over the entire image field. The design of the precision floating elements offers constant high performance over the entire distance range from 0.98 ft to infinity.Brilliant pictures even under difficult lighting conditions are possible with the lens's optimum reflection absorption combined with the Carl Zeiss T* anti-reflection coating. Extremely contrasting edges are captured without color fringes due to the optimal color correction. Even combined with a digital SLR using a DX type sensor, this lens has and effective focal length of 27mm, providing an interesting wide angle perspective.This lens is an ideal tool for videographers as well as landscape, architecture and commercial photographers.Precise Focusinglarge rotary angle for pinpoint focusinghigh quality, smooth focusing mechanism without playimmediate display of changes in the viewfinderprecise engraving in meters and feetOptimum ResultsT* anti-reflex coating by Carl Zeissstray light reduction for rich colorsminimized reflection and color fringesoptimum distortion correctionstandardized color characteristics over all focal lengthsIdeal Aperture9 blades create an almost circular apertureadjustable in 1/ 2 f-stop intervals (for ZE depending on camera)aperture ring with easy-to-detect lock-in positions and precise photometric gradingMechanical durabilityall-metal mountspractical focusing and aperture setting ring in metalsturdy front bayonet and filter threadLens Mount: EF bayonet for EOS cameras from Canon
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Review 1 for Zeiss Distagon T* 18mm f/3.5 Lens for Canon
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Best Wide Angle Optics
PostedJanuary 20, 2012
USA15
from Chicago, IL
Age: 45-54
Gender: male
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I purchased the Zeiss Distagon T* 18mm f/3.5 Canon mount for my full frame Canon 5D MK II recently in December 2011 from Calumet, Chicago. This lens is everthing that Zeiss promised it to be. Excellent color rendering, laser sharp and all metal. There is nothing plastic with this piece of beauty, except the lens caps. It's fully manual and meant for serious photographers who wants consistent results. I am broke after buying this lens but my Camera is richer.
Pros: Beautiful Colors/Contrast, Great Bokeh, Good Low-Light Performance
Cons: nothing
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