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Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZE Canon versus Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

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Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZE Canon

DxOMark Score

Best at f=50mm & f/2[?]
27

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
15P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
2.2TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.2%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.8EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
5µm
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Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

DxOMark Score

Best at f=50mm & f/1.4[?]
24

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
15P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
1.6TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.4%
Vignetting
[?]
-2.1EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
10µm
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Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZE Canon
Announced2009-12-01 
Indicative price (USD) 1280 
Aperturef/2  
Focal range (mm) 50  
Filter diameter (mm) 67 
Max diameter (mm) 72 
Mount typeCanon EF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorNo  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focus/  
Number of lenses8  
Number of groups6  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)75  
Weight (gr)530  

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Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
Announced1993-07-01 
Indicative price (USD) 385 
Aperturef/1.4  
Focal range (mm) 50  
Filter diameter (mm) 58 
Max diameter (mm) 73.8 
Mount typeCanon EF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorUSM  
Zoom type/  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses7  
Number of groups6  
Diaphragm blades8  
Circular apertureNo  
Length (mm)50.5  
Weight (gr)290  

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#2
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
#2
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III

in P-Mpix
#2
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Focal: 50
 
Focal: 50
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 
#2
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Focal: 50
 
Focal: 50
 
#2
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III

in EV

in EV
#2
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Focal: 50
 
Focal: 50
 
Aperture: 2 - 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 1.4 - 2.8 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 

in micrometer