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Zeiss Otus 1.4/100 ZF.2


  • Full-Frame 35mm coverage
  • Aspherical Lens Design
  • Canon EF or Nikon F mount
  • 86mm filter front
  • Manual Focus lens

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Exc VAT Price £3,333.30
Inc VAT Price £3,999.96
Cat no. ZEISS-2233-403

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Otus 1.4/100 ZF.2 F Mount with CPU Nikon fit

With the ZEISS Otus 1.4/100, ZEISS is expanding its lens family for Canon1) and Nikon1) photographers who do not want to make any compromises concerning image and build quality. Whether in the studio or on-the-go, for portrait or product photography, the tele focal length delivers high resolution and outstanding definition in any situation – even at maximum aperture. This high-speed lens clearly sets the subject apart from the background. The exceptional level of detail and harmonic bokeh ensure the “3D pop effect”, ZEISS lenses are known for.

Achieving the outstanding image quality of medium format cameras

"The extremely high imaging performance and reliable production quality set the ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 apart in this class of lenses," says Björn Pados, Product Manager for ZEISS Camera Lenses. "ZEISS' comprehensive expertise and many years of experience went into developing the lens. The images captured with a ZEISS Otus lens in combination with a high-resolution, full-frame DSLR camera are on par with those created using a medium format system."
The lens design, with aspheric lenses and special glass materials keeps chromatic aberrations and distortion to a minimum. Even when shooting against the light, the T* anti-reflective coating developed by ZEISS allows for extremely high contrast and minimizes stray light.

Robust and reliable

The ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 also features impressive production quality and ergonomics: the extended rotation angle and smooth operation of mechanical components enable highly precise manual focusing. The stable full-metal housing with internal focusing ensures a consistent center of gravity and optimum balance when taking photographs. "This makes the ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 well-suited for the rough conditions a professional photographer faces, and its high-quality mechanical design ensures it will last for a long time," adds Pados.

The ZEISS Otus lens series

The ZEISS Otus lens series was developed for professional photographers who expect unrestricted edge-to-edge image quality that extends across the entire aperture range. ZEISS launched its high-end SLR lens family back in 2013 with the release of the ZEISS Otus 1.4/55. This series continued with the addition of a short tele lens, the ZEISS Otus 1.4/85, in 2014. The ZEISS Otus 1.4/28 wide-angle lens followed in 2015.

Focal length100 mm
Aperture rangef/1.4 - f/16
Lens elements / Groups14/11
Focusing range1,0 m (39.37¿) - 8
Free working distance0,83 m (32.68¿) - 8
Angular field* (diag. / horiz. / vert.)24,1° / 20,2° / 13,6°
Diameter of image field43 mm (1.69¿)
Flange focal distanceZF.2: 46,50 mm (1.83¿)
ZE: 44,00 mm (1.73¿)
Coverage at close range (MOD)*206 x 309 mm (8.11 x 12.17¿)
Image ratio at MOD1:8.6
Filter threadM86 x 1.00
Entrance pupil position ( in front of image plane)35,0 mm (1.38”)
Rotation angle of focusing ring (inf - MOD)315°
Diameter max.ZF.2: 100,7 mm (3.96“)
ZE: 100,7 mm (3.96¿)
Diameter of focusing ringZF.2: 90,0 mm (3.54¿)
ZE: 90,0 mm (3.54¿)
Length (without lens caps)ZF.2: 126,5 mm (4.98¿)
ZE: 128,8 mm (5.07¿)
Length (with lens caps)ZF.2: 150,1 mm (5.91 ¿)
ZE: 152,3 mm (6.00¿)
WeightZF.2: 1336 g (2.95 lbs)
ZE:  1405 g (3.10 lbs)