Zeiss ZM 85mm F/2.0

We’ve added a bunch of Zeiss ZM 85mm F/2.0 images. This is a fantastic lens that is now, unfortunately, discontinued. I expect prices to go up substantially in the used market, so if you see one for sale grab it while you can. It is not a perfect lens, with the primary flaw being purple Chromatic Aberration in high contrast area’s. From what I can tell this is caused by the blue channel plane of focus being behind that red and green channels. This flaw is an advantage when photographing people – portraiture on the M9, because it leads to excellent skin tones and an overall smoothing of the skin.

The samples gallery does not contain any portraiture yet, but there are quite a few wide open images!

Here is the Zeiss Data Sheet checkout the MTF!

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