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Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1) Lens
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Tokina AT-X 12-28mm f/4 Pro DX V Lens
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Photographer Horatio Tan takes us through a night of using the Zeiss 75mm f1.5 Biotar for portraiture. And the results? They're gorgeous.Read more
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The Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75/1.5 is one of the most sought after vintage lenses. It is renowned and adored for its' unique bokeh which makes it a favourite among portraiture photographers. The lRead more
Photographer Horatio Tan takes us through a night of using the Zeiss 75mm f1.5 Biotar for portraiture. And the results? They're gorgeous.Read more
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Tokina's 12-28mm f4 II lens is amongst their excellent lineup of zoom lenses. Since our first impressions post, we've been playing with the lens a lot and getting up close and personal to many scenes.Read more
Find out if the Tokina 12-28mm lens is right for you.Read more
The Tokina AT-X 12-28mm F4 Pro DX is an affordable wide-angle lens for APS-C DSLR users. Incredibly well-built, the Tokina 12-28mm is a good match for larger cameras like the Canon EOS 7D that we tested it with. Read our Tokina AT-X 12-28mm F4 Pro DX Review to find out if it's worth considering instead of the Canon and Nikon alternatives.Read more
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General

Lens typeTelephotoTelephotoWide angle
Lens mount
  • M42
  • EXA
  • M42
  • EXA
Canon EF

Image properties

Focal length< 75< 7512 - 28
Image stabilisationnono
N/A
Max Format size
N/A
Full-frame
APS-C
Focal Length 35mm Equivalent
N/A
< 75
N/A
Maximum magnification
N/A
N/A
5.0 x

Aperture

Aperture max1.51.54
Aperture min2222
N/A
Aperture ringyesyes
N/A
Number of diaphragm blades18129
Aperture Locknoyes
N/A

Focus

Focus methodExtending frontExtending front
N/A
Autofocusnono
N/A
Full-time Manual focusingyesyes
N/A
Closest focusing distance0.80.80.3
Distance scaleyesyes
N/A
Depth of field (DoF) scaleyesyes
N/A
Focus distance limiternono
N/A

Optics

ConstructionFixedFixedZoom
Elements66
N/A
Groups44
N/A
Special elements / coatingsOptionalOptional
N/A
Zoom method
N/A
N/A
Turn

Design

Colour of productChromeChromeBlack
Body materialsSteelAluminium
N/A
Tripod collarnono
N/A
Hood suppliednonoyes
Filter Rear Slotnono
N/A
Filter Built Innono
N/A
Filter threadyesyesyes
Sealingnono
N/A

Dimensions

Weight22.93 oz15.87 oz19.05 oz
Length2.99 in2.99 in3.55 in
Filter size2.17 in2.28 in3.03 in
Diameter
N/A
N/A
3.52 in

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