The world's best
wide-angle lens

Otus 1.4/28

Uncompromising performance across the entire image field makes this full-frame lens unique and sets new standards among wide-angle focal lengths. Raise your photos to a totally new dimension by capturing even the tiniest details of your subject.

Otus 1.4/28

The world's best wide-angle lens

Otus 1.4/28

The world's best wide-angle lens

ZEISS Otus 1.4/28

The world's best wide-angle lens.

Like all focal lengths of the unique ZEISS Otus® family, the Otus 1.4/28 is in a class all of its own. A lens that incorporates the extensive know-how and all the experience of ZEISS.
Use the Otus® 1.4/28 from ZEISS and experience the quality and look of a medium format lens. Whether you are shooting landscape, architecture or interiors, during the day or at night – this lens will provide you with high resolution and outstanding definition regardless of the situation. It is purely and simply the world's best wide-angle lens.
The optical correction of the Otus 1.4/28 prevents practically any aberration you can think of. It will just keep on fascinating you – even after many years of use and also on high-resolution systems.
 

Technical specifications:

Focal length 28 mm
Aperture range f/1.4 – f/16
Focusing range 0,30 m (11.81”) – ∞
Number of elements/groups 16 / 13
Angular field, diag./horiz./vert. 75° / 65° / 46°
Coverage at close range 203 x 134 mm (7.99 x 5.27″)
Filter thread M95 x 1,00
Dimensions (with caps) ZF.2: 152,0 mm (5.98‘‘)
ZE: 154,0 mm (6.06‘‘)
Weight ZF.2: 1350 g (47.62 oz)
ZE: 1390 g (49.03 oz) 
Camera mounts F Mount (ZF.2)
EF Mount (ZE)

Pictures on Flickr

Otus 1.4/28

Every shot tells a different story, as you can see in this image taken with the Otus 1.4/28. Capture incredible moments and share them at the ZEISS Flickr Community. Regardless of which ZEISS lens you use.

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Design

Otus 1.4/28

In SLR systems, when extremely large image angles are needed, the distance between the rear element and the image plane must be considerably longer than the focal length – the original field of application of Distagon lenses. This advanced retrofocus design can also be put to outstanding use in modern, highly corrected lenses with longer focal lengths.

Distagon with 16 lens elements in 13 groups
Lens with aspheric surface
Lens made of special glass with anomalous partial dispersion
"Floating Elements" design

Features

Otus 1.4/28

The ultimate in image contrast

Aberrations caused by extreme differences between shadows and highlights are particularly obvious in images captured at night. Thanks to the outstanding correction of lateral chromatic aberration, the floodlit facade is reproduced with absolute perfection.

The medium format look

Thanks to its exceptional sharpness, the ZEISS Otus exploits the full potentials of contemporary high-resolution sensors and rewards photographers with images characterised by breathtaking rendition of even the finest details.

Aspherical design

The aspherical lens design ensures consistent imaging performance throughout the entire focusing range as well as sharpness to the periphery of the image. The asphere's more complex surface profile can reduce or eliminate spherical aberration and also reduce other optical aberrations compared to a simple lens.

Apochromat

Because this lens is an apochromat, chromatic aberrations (axial chromatic aberations) are corrected with elements of special glass with anomalous partial dispersion. The chromatic aberrations are therefore significantly below the defined limits. Bright-dark transitions in the image, and especially highlights, are reproduced almost completely free of color artifacts.

Virtually distortion-free optics

Dramatic perspectives and a view from extraordinary image angles – ZEISS lenses open up new composition possibilities. Distortion would disrupt the composition because straight lines, whose image does not go through the image center, would be reproduced with a curved shape.  This annoying effect is accordingly and largely compensated through elaborate optical designs at all focal lengths.

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Reviews

cameralabs.com
"The Zeiss Otus 28mm f1.4 is a wide-angle lens and the third model in the much acclaimed Otus family..."
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