Zeiss Planar/Distagon Lenses

Zeiss Planar/Distagon Lenses

Zeiss ZE/ZF Planar/Distagon Lenses are a fantastic combination of performance, lightweight size, and affordability. Featuring high-quality Zeiss optics, these primes punch well above their weight, getting cinematic results even on lightweight builds.

Designed originally for still photography, the manual-focus Zeiss lenses have become quite popular for video and hybrid shooters. The EF mount versions (The ZE-series) have electronic iris control, the F-mount versions (ZF-series) can be controlled using the f-stop ring. The 50mm and 100mm Macro or “Makro-Planar” is an excellent option for getting cinematic extreme close-ups.

Focal LengthApertureClose FocusFilter ThreadingCoverageMount
15mmf/2.87.9″95mmFull FrameEF
18mmf/3.511.7”82mmFull FrameEF/F
21mmf/2.88.6”82mmFull FrameEF
25mmf/29.8”52mmFull FrameEF/F
35mmf/211.7”58mmFull FrameEF/F
50mmf/1.418”58mmFull FrameEF/F
50mm Macrof/29.5”67mmFull FrameEF/F
85mmf/1.43.3’72mmFull FrameEF/F
100mm Macrof/217.3”67mmFull FrameEF
135mmf/22.6’77mmFull FrameEF


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