Wideangle Zeiss lens for Nikon and Canon DSLRs due in May
March 16, 2012
Carl Zeiss is set to launch a new 15mm f/2.8 ?super-wideangle? lens for Canon and Nikon DSLRs in May.
Available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts, the Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 boasts a 110° angle of view and is aimed at photography ranging from landscape to photojournalism.
The metal-barrelled optic includes two aspheric lenses and glass designed to correct chromatic aberration.
It has a close focusing distance of 0.25m and a carries a 95mm filter thread.
The 15mm f/2.8 will cost ?2,148, excluding VAT.
Specification, as supplied by Carl Zeiss
Focal length 15 mm
Aperture range f/2.8 -22
Number of lens elements/groups 15/12
Focusing range: 0.25m ? infinity
Angular field** (diag./horiz./vert.) 110°/ 100°/ 76°
Coverage at close range** 340 x 221 mm (close-up)
Image ratio at close range 1:9 (close-up)
Filter thread M95 x 1.0
Length with caps 132 mm (ZF.2)
135 mm (ZE)
Diameter 103 mm (ZF.2)
103 mm (ZE)
Weight 730 g (ZF.2)
820 g (ZE)
Mounts ZF.2 (F bayonet)
ZE (EF bayonet)