5 Stars isn't even close...

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Blake Cook
Blake Cook Senior Member • Posts: 2,832
5 Stars isn't even close...

The first thing you notice with the Otus is even your best lenses are missing a lot. Black is black, white is white, all other lenses provide slightly greyed shades of either. Tiny tree limbs against the sky are devoid of CA and not near black, but actually brown and right into the deep corners. Street scene night images with bright lights and deep shade, the edges are amazingly clean.

The 270 degree rotation of the focus ring is smooth and very precise even close to infinity. It is big and heavy but build is as good as it gets. All I wish for now is a >30 MP Canon body.

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Canon and Zeiss Stuff. Mac Stuff & annoying PC & Windows stuff.

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Canon EOS 5D Canon EOS 7D Mark II Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM +8 more
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55
Prime lens • Canon EF, Nikon F (FX)
Announced: Oct 7, 2013
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