Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 In Stock and Ready to Ship

Zeiss Otus 100mm

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 at a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Nine Low Dispersion Elements
  • Apochromatic Sonnar Optical Design
  • ZEISS T* Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Floating Elements System
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Anodized Metal Barrel, Rubber Focus Ring

The new Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 is in stock and ready to ship at major retailers. Check the links below. Not an inexpensive lens, though.

Australia: Amazon, Adorama, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay Australia, Alibaba
Canada: Amazon Canada, DigitalRev, Adorama, B&H Photo, eBay Canada, Canon Canada, KEH Camera
France: Amazon FR, DigitalRev, eBay FR, Canon France
Germany/Austria/Switzerland: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, eBay DE, Wex Photo Video, Canon Deutschland
United Kingdom/Ireland: Amazon UK, Park Cameras, Wex Photo Video, DigitalRev, eBay.uk, Canon UK
USA: Amazon, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay, Adorama, KEH Camera, Canon USA

Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Announced and Available For Preorder

Laowa 100mm

At a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Two Low Dispersion Elements
  • Maximum Magnification: 2:1
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 9.7″
  • Manual Focus Design
  • 9-Blade Diaphragm

Venus Optics announced the Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO lens. The Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2x Macro sells for $449 and can be preordered at Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon

Press release:

Venus Optics announces availability and pricing for Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro APO

Featuring a 2 times life-size reproduction with no visible CA, the new Laowa Macro is a high quality and versatile macro and portrait lens.

China, 7 May 2019 – Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of unique Laowa camera lenses, is proud to announce the availability and pricing of the new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO lens.

Followed by the success of the Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro, the 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro is the 2nd member of Laowa 2:1 macro line-up. This new 100mm lens can cover full frame sensor and focus from 2:1 magnification to infinity. 100mm is a more popular focal length for macro photographers. However, all of the current 100mm macro lenses in the market can only achieve 1:1 (life-size) or even smaller magnification. Shooting with smaller bugs is usually a challenge for macro photographers. The wider magnification range of the new Laowa Macro allows photographers to capture subjects at any size, making it one of the most versatile macro lens in the market. Despite having the wider range, Venus Optics manage to compress the size of the lens to the minimal and it is similar to other 1:1 macro lens in the market.

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Pre-Orders For The Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Are Open

Zeiss Otus 100mm

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 at a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Nine Low Dispersion Elements
  • Apochromatic Sonnar Optical Design
  • ZEISS T* Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Floating Elements System
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Anodized Metal Barrel, Rubber Focus Ring

The new Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 can be pre-ordered at $4,990 at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Lens Officially Announced

Zeiss Otus 100mm

Zeiss announced the Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens, available for Canon and Nikon mounts.

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100

The Telephoto Lens.

With its new Otus 1.4/100, ZEISS has expanded the tried and tested Otus family to include a new telephoto focal length. The ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 is one of the best lenses in its class due to its low sample variation, outstanding imaging performance, and superior build quality.

With the same uncompromising performance that makes all Otus lenses stand out, the ZEISS Otus 1.4/100 is a truly exceptional lens. A lens that is a reflection of the comprehensive expertise and extensive experience of ZEISS.

Although developed for 35 mm full-frame cameras, the Otus® 1.4/100 gives you the quality and look of a medium-format system.
Whether in the studio or on location, this lens stands out in every situation thanks to its high resolution and excellent sharpness – even at the maximum aperture of f/1.4.

Whether portrait or product photography, the bokeh will impress you. The apochromatic lens design with aspherical lenses and special glass prevents almost all conceivable aberrations. In addition, the high-quality coating keeps the contrast high, even when shooting against the light, and minimizes lens flare.

Focal length100 mm
Aperture rangef/1.4 – f/16
Camera mountCanon EF-Mount* (ZE) | Nikon F-Mount* (ZF.2)
Format compatibilityFull Frame
Focusing range1,0 m (39.4″) – ∞
Free working distance0,83 m (32.7″) – ∞
Angular field** (diag. | horiz. | vert.)24° / 20° / 14°
Diameter of image field43 mm (1.69″)
Coverage at close range (MOD)**206 x 309 mm (8.11 x 12.17″)
Image ratio at minimum object distance1 : 8.6
Lens elements | groups14 / 11
Flange focal distanceZE: 44 mm (1.73″) | ZF.2: 47 mm (1.83″)
Entrance pupil position (front of image plane)35 mm (1.38″)
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Filter threadM86 x 1.00
Rotation angle of focusing ring315°
Diameter max.ZE: 101 mm (3.96″) | ZF.2: 101 mm (3.96“)
Diameter of focusing ringZE: 90 mm (3.54″) | ZF.2: 90 mm (3.54″)
Length (with lens caps)ZE: 152 mm (6.00″) | ZF.2: 150,1 mm (5.91″)
Length (without lens caps)ZE: 129 mm (5.07″) | ZF.2: 127 mm (4.98″)
WeightZE: 1405 g (3.10 lbs) | ZF.2: 1336 g (2.95 lbs)

This Is The Upcoming Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Lens (images and specs leaked)

Zeiss Otus 100mm

Courtesy of Nokishita, here are the specifications and some images of the upcoming , $5000 Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens.

  • Mount: ZE (for Canon EF), ZF.2 (for Nikon F)
  • Lens constitution: 11 groups 14 pieces
  • Minimum shooting distance: 1.0 m
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 1: 8.6
  • Filter diameter: 86 mm
  • Maximum diameter: 100.7 mm
  • Focus ring diameter: 90.0 mm
  • Total length (including the lens cap): ZE: 152.3 mm ZF. 2: 150.1 mm
  • Total length (excluding the lens cap): ZE: 128.8 mm ZF. 2: 126.5 mm
  • Weight: ZE: 1405g ZF. 2: 1336g
  • Price: $4990

Zeiss Otus lenses are available on Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama

This Is The Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 (leaked specs and image)

Zeiss Otus

An image and specifications of the Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 leaked ahead of the announcement, curtesy of Nokishita. We expect the official announcement very soon.

  • Mount: ZE (for Canon EF), ZF.2 (for Nikon F)
  • Lens constitution: 11 groups 14 pieces
  • Minimum shooting distance: 1.0 m
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 1: 8.6
  • Filter diameter: 86 mm
  • Maximum diameter: 100.7 mm
  • Focus ring diameter: 90.0 mm
  • Total length (including the lens cap): ZE: 152.3 mm ZF. 2: 150.1 mm
  • Total length (excluding the lens cap): ZE: 128.8 mm ZF. 2: 126.5 mm
  • Weight: ZE: 1405g ZF. 2: 1336g