Zeiss has announced a new Milvus 35mm f/1.4 lens for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras.
With aspherical lens elements, special glass materials and advanced correction, Zeiss have given the Milvus 1.4/35 a completely new optical design.
As you know Milvus lenses from Zeiss are all manual focus. These lenses are the company’s answer to towards high-resolution sensors in modern cameras which require higher image quality.
Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 lens lens will be available for both Canon EF (ZE) and Nikon F (ZF.2) mounts from July 2017. The recommended retail price is $1,999.
Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 lens becomes official for DSLR Cameras
Practically no chromatic aberrations thanks to a new optical design
The ten lenses in the ZEISS Milvus family, ranging between 15 and 135 millimeters, are also suitable for film productions: the manual focus with a large rotation angle can be operated with the aid of a ZEISS Lens Gear with a follow-focus system. The de-click function allows the aperture to be set continuously in the version for Nikon3 cameras. A further benefit for filming: ZEISS has matched the color characteristics of the ten lenses. Filmmakers can therefore switch between the focal lengths and still have a uniform color look. “This facilitates editing enormously,” says Casenave.
Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 Lens Specifications
- Mount: Canon EF (ZE), Nikon F (ZF.2)
- Lens construction: 11 groups 14 pieces
- Shortest shooting distance: 0.3 m
- Maximum shooting magnification: 1: 4.6
- Filter diameter: 72 mm
- Maximum diameter x length: 84.8 mm x 124.8 mm
- Weight: 1174 g
Price and availability
Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 lens will be available from specialist dealers and in the ZEISS Online Shop from July 2017. The recommended retail price is 1,999 euros. You can find further information at www.zeiss.com/photo/milvus1435 and sample photos here.
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