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Versatile Focal Length for Realistic Imaging

The ZEISS Milvus 50mm f1.4 is the ideal tool for capturing real-life situations, from the hustle and bustle of a busy road to the intimacy of a portrait or the wonders of nature. This versatile focal length corresponds to the perspective of the human eye on full-frame cameras, providing realistic imaging of three-dimensional objects. Despite its high speed, the advanced ZEISS Distagon optical design ensures outstanding imagery across the entire image field - even at full aperture.

Bright f/1.4 Aperture

The Carl Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 prime lens is compact and lightweight, offering a natural looking view that’s similar to the human eye. This makes it great for portraits, immersive scenes, street photography and more. A bright f/1.4 maximum aperture offers beautiful depth of field and great lowlight performance. This is extremely beneficial when working outdoors as the lighting conditions can change so quickly.

Superior Optical Design and Performance

The Floating Element Design enables consistent high performance from minimum object distance to infinity. This is achieved by the incredibly precise adjustment of the distance between individual lens elements and groups. The mechanical construction of these lenses is extremely complex. They must be assembled with utmost precision – both of which are key competencies of ZEISS.

Precise Manual Focus Control

As far as manual focusing goes, good ergonomic design makes all the difference. ZEISS lenses stand out with their large rotation angle, enabling precise focusing. The distance engravings and focus scale provide additional support for manual focusing. The silent, continuous aperture setting and the long focusing range lay optimal conditions for video applications.

Advanced Anti-Reflective Coatings

All lenses features a T* antireflective coating from ZEISS. Outstanding stray light reduction is achieved by combining a number of optimally matched measures. In addition to the ZEISS T* coating, all lens edges are provided with a special pitch-black lacquer in a complex manual process. Light traps in mechanical components and specially designed surfaces are integrated to prevent the occurrence of reflections.

Premium Weather Resistant Construction

The all-metal housing makes every adjustment a haptic experience. The dynamic, precise barrel design sets new trends in the world of camera lenses. Not only with the ZEISS Milvus impress you with their performance, but their attention to design detail. Special seals protect against dust and splashes, allowing photographer's to expand their creative potential even in environmentally difficult situations.

Focal Length
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Lens Mount
Nikon F
Lens Format Coverage
Angle of View
Minimum Focus Distance
1.48' / 45 cm
Maximum Magnification
Optical Design
10 Elements in 8 Groups
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Filter Size
67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
8.3 x 9.4 cm
0.875 kg

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

  • Carl Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 Lens
  • Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • Lens Shade for Milvus 50mm f/1.4
  • De-Click Key

Manufacturer Warranty

This product comes with a

12  month Australian warranty

from CR Kennedy & Company
(the sole authorised Australian Distributor)

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* Dispatch timeframes are indications only and may vary for multiple quantities. Timeframes are updated regularly during normal business hours.