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Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Lens Officially Announced

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Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens have been leaked online. The ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 is one of the best lenses in its class due to its low sample variation, outstanding imaging performance, and superior build quality.

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens will be available for Canon EF and Nikon F mount DSLR cameras. You can check price and pre-order options at B&H Photo Video/Adorama

Full info can be found here and sample images are here.

Zeiss offers three OTUS prime lenses for DSLRs. They are 28mm, 55mm and 85mm with all fast f/1.4 aperture. The widest lens is the Otus 28mm f/1.4 ZF.2, which features a Distagon optical concept and apochromatic design. The standart prime lens is the Otus 55mm f/1.4 ZF.2, which also employs a Distagon optical design in order to produce well-corrected imagery. Finally, lineup also includes the Otus 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2, which is a bright portrait-length lens utilizing a Planar design.

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Lens Specifications

  • Mount: ZE (for Canon EF), ZF.2 (for Nikon F)
  • Lens constitution: 11 groups 14 pieces
  • Minimum shooting distance: 1.0 m
  • APO Sonnar lens design
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 1: 8.6
  • Filter diameter: 86 mm
  • Maximum diameter: 100.7 mm
  • Focus ring diameter: 90.0 mm
  • Total length (including the lens cap): ZE: 152.3 mm ZF. 2: 150.1 mm
  • Total length (excluding the lens cap): ZE: 128.8 mm ZF. 2: 126.5 mm
  • Weight: ZE: 1405g ZF. 2: 1336g

With its new Otus 1.4/100, ZEISS has expanded the tried and tested Otus family to include a new telephoto focal length. The ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 is one of the best lenses in its class due to its low sample variation, outstanding imaging performance, and superior build quality.

With the same uncompromising performance that makes all Otus lenses stand out, the ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 is a truly exceptional lens. A lens that is a reflection of the comprehensive expertise and extensive experience of ZEISS.

Although developed for 35 mm full-frame cameras, the Otus® 1.4/100 gives you the quality and look of a medium-format system.
Whether in the studio or on location, this lens stands out in every situation thanks to its high resolution and excellent sharpness – even at the maximum aperture of f/1.4.

Whether portrait or product photography, the bokeh will impress you. The apochromatic lens design with aspherical lenses and special glass prevents almost all conceivable aberrations. In addition, the high-quality coating keeps the contrast high, even when shooting against the light, and minimizes lens flare.

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