Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA Zeiss Distagon T* SEL35F14Z

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(From Sony lens literature) This new ZEISS Distagon T* FE 35mm F1.4 ZA full-frame wide angle prime showcases legendary ZEISS optical performance in a compact design. With a minimum focusing distance of approximately 12 inches, the ZEISS Distagon T* FE 35mm F1.4 is the first E-mount lens to feature an exceptionally fast aperture of F1.4. The lens has a 9-bladed circular aperture, which makes it a superior choice for creating smooth bokeh (defocus) during portrait shooting. It also performs extremely well in low-light shooting scenarios or for simple everyday photographs. The new 35mm prime lens produces stunning corner-to-corner sharpness -- even at maximum aperture -- thanks to its advanced optical design with 3 aspherical elements including one Sony advanced aspherical element. It also features ZEISS T* coating that suppresses flare and ghosting for natural color reproduction and excellent contrast. Additionally, the lens has a Direct Drive SSM (DDSSM) system that enables whisper-quiet precision focusing, even at the shallowest depth of field. A dedicated aperture ring can be set for smooth, continuous operation -- ideal for movie-makers -- or with click-stops to provide tactile feedback when shooting still images. The ZEISS Distagon T* FE 35mm F1.4 is also dust and moisture resistant design for reliable operation when shooting outdoors.