The use of sharp contrast and soft focus guides our eyes to the areas that you want to highlight. With the Distagon T* 1,4/35, you can create enchanting images thanks to its unique combination of a wide angle of view with a shallow depth of field. It is a master of light and color at both ends of the spectrum. Precise when in focus, this lens also creates fascinating images as a result of its distinctive, harmonious bokeh in the out-of-focus areas. For creative, high quality images – even wide open.

DXO Mark compares the best full frame 35mm prime lenses for the Nikon D800, and the winner is. . . .

This is not the winner

"After years of unadventurous, unexciting “slow” speed zooms “fast”, high-quality primes are experiencing a comeback thanks to the popularity of full-frame DSLRs and the merging of video capture. The moderately wide 35mm focal length has seen numerous new versions from most lens makers over the last two years or so, including this ultra-high speed offering from Sigma. . . . read more

Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZE Lens Review at The Digital Picture

Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/35 ZE Lens Review at The Digital Picture

"Selecting a focal length that will work well for your application is always the important first step in choosing a lens. The moderately wide angle 35mm focal length lenses have a huge range of uses - especially when they have an ultra-wide f/1.4 aperture available as does this model. 35mm is wide enough to capture the big scene but not so wide that people are readily distorted.

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Initial Price: 
$1850
Release Date: 
09/2010
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