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|Weight||7.4 oz (210 g)|
|Maximum Diameter||Not specified|
|Angle of View||47 degrees|
|Minimum Focus Distance||2.3' (0.7 m)|
The Carl Zeiss Planar T* 2/50 ZM is a great standard angle lens for rangefinder cameras; a little bit of barrel distortion is its only real flaw.
Sharp performer. Maximum f/2 aperture. All-metal build.
Modest barrel distortion. Lens hood not included. Manual focus only.
Carl Zeiss Planar 50mm f/2 ZM is one of two 50mm lenses that Zeiss is currently offering in the Leica M bayonet mount format (the other lens being Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 ZM). Planar is one of the most venerable designs in the photo lens industry, originally designed by Paul Rudolph in 1896.
Love this lens! My first Zeiss. It will not be my last! Everything about is great! I like to manual focus so this lens is perfect! love love love it!
Durable, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction
My first lens for a Leica M9 and I was asstounded by the contrast and the saturation of colours using this lens. I used this lens until I bought a 35mm summicron then moved back to the 50mm Zeiss Zm as the color and 3d pop to photos was much better with the Zeiss.The only real complaint is that the...
Light weight, Rugged, Strong Construction
Lens cap is poor, Seperate lens shade
This is my second Zeiss lens, and I continue to be satisfied with the build quality and optics of this amazing glass. Super clear and crisp!