Summary: I did not take very many pictures with this Zeiss Distagon T* 35mm f2.0, but already I was amazed by the lens. The images coming from this lens are very natural, high quality. Focused part is sharp, and bokeh is smooth, very less aberration... and the most amazing is color!!
Excerpt: I've tried three 35mm primes for my Nikon FF cameras ... Nikkor 35mm f/1.4, Samyang 35mm f/1.4 and Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art series. They are all great lenses, great performers. All three are tack sharp and producing beautiful bokeh but I dumped all of them for this one.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
Excerpt: Five of them stars. You can do all the reading you want on the internet. You can listen to the pixel peepers saying 'this lens...' or 'that lens...' . Until you have one of these in your hands, you won't appreciate what this Zeiss lens represents. Yeah, I use a manual focus lens..
Pros: Character, Consistent Output, Durable, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
Summary: For 15 years I've wondered about a Zeiss manual focus for my various Nikon cameras. This is the least expensive, but it has proved outstanding with my D800. It's ability to capture colour/contrast is outstanding. I could not be more pleased! I'm going to save for the 55mm f1.3!!!!
Excerpt: I looked long and hard for a great 35mm lens. It's one of my favorite focal lengths and I wanted a good one for my documentary work, which also involves quite a bit of landscape-type shooting.I wanted a lens that was relatively compact and very sharp even on my demanding D800E, but the overall look...
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Great Contrast and Color, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction, Very Sharp
Excerpt: Once you buy a Zeiss lens you quickly use it to measure all other lenses. Lenses purchased after the zeiss will be looked at as, pretty good but it's no Zeiss. This lens produces nice punchy saturated colors and very contrasty.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Strong Construction
Summary: This Distagon have a good build quality as others CZ lenses. Its a little wider than standart 50mm lenses, and its much better for myself now, after using him for two mounth. But Distagon have little perspective, and straight vertical lines have little angle at the borderes of frame, bit its not...