Zeiss Milvus 50mm f1.4 - An ultra-fast, manual focus prime lens
With a normal perspective that has maintained its popularity throughout the history of photography, this Zeiss Milvus 50mm f1.4 lens is ideal for a number of photographic uses and versatile enough to be usable in almost all conditions. An excellent option for portraiture and landscapes, the 50mm lens has been the favourite for many photographers for a host of varied uses, from architecture to night street shots and photojournalism and this Zeiss version is sure to be just as useful.
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Large, bright Max aperture - Handheld shots with beautiful bokeh
This fast f1.4 aperture opens up many doors, allowing to to comfortably and confidently whether you are in the bright outdoors or in the ambient darkness of an ancient church. Camera shake will not ruin the treasured photos that you have waited a lifetime to create, as the large maximum aperture of this Milvus lens lets in enough light for you to use faster shutter speeds.
Another obvious advantage of this very bright aperture rating is the ability to produce sharp foregrounds and blurry backgrounds. This classic look is one of the most beloved in photography and the Milvus 50mm f1.4 makes it easy to recreate, adding a whole new level of sophistication to your portraiture.
An aesthetically pleasing, rugged construction
Constructed for excellence, Zeiss have thought of even the finest of details when producing the Milvus 50mm f1.4. Ergonomically the lens is superb thanks to the rubberised manual focus ring, silent and seamless manual aperture ring, while on the physical side it includes a rugged anodised metal lens barrel and weather-sealed construction, which awards you the confidence to shoot in the great outdoors with no fear of damage to your lens.
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Sharp & detailed pictures - free from even the hint of a flaw
Optically Zeiss have utilised the same level of brilliance as physically, with a floating elements design which includes four anomalous partial dispersion elements and an aspherical elements which both lead to an exceptional level of sharpness and details within your images, while rendering imperfections like chromatic aberration virtually non-existent. Also on-board to help eliminate such detriments is the famous T* anti-reflective coating, personally responsible for the reduction of flare and ghosting. Overall this is a wonderfully versatile prime lens from Zeiss - a thoroughly excellent reworking of a classic focal length.