Top 5 Zeiss Lenses

#1 - Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4


The Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 is a top-quality lens that delivers excellent image quality and stunning bokeh. It has a solid build and feels premium, but it is quite heavy and lacks weather sealing. The manual focus may be a downside for some, but the lens is capable of producing gorgeous images.


  • Outstanding image quality
  • Stunning bokeh
  • Solid build quality


  • Heavy
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Manual focus only

#2 - Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4


The Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 is an expensive lens, but the build quality is superb and it produces sharp images with good contrast and resolution. It has no weather sealing, but the bokeh is smooth and it has very little chromatic aberration.


  • Superb build quality
  • Sharp images with good contrast and resolution
  • Smooth bokeh
  • Very little chromatic aberration


  • Heavy
  • No weather sealing
  • Tricky manual focusing

#3 - Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4


The Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 is an exceptional lens with brilliant build quality and optical performance. It is a little expensive compared to similar sharp lenses with autofocus, but it is still highly recommended for its outstanding sharpness and bokeh quality.


  • Exceptional build quality
  • Very sharp images
  • Smooth and high-quality bokeh


  • Expensive compared to similar sharp lenses with autofocus
  • No weather sealing
  • Manual focus only

#4 - Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8


The Zeiss 85mm f/1.8 is a high-quality, expensive lens designed for portrait photography with a nice emphasis on the subject. It offers excellent image quality, especially on full-frame cameras, but is a little pricey for an f/1.8 lens.


  • Excellent image quality
  • Top-notch build quality
  • Nice emphasis on the subject
  • Impressive performance on full-frame and APS-C cameras


  • Expensive for an f/1.8 lens
  • Confusion about image stabilization
  • A little slow autofocus for older cameras

#5 - Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8


The Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 is a well-built lens designed for Sony e-mount and Fuji X cameras. It has good image quality, but suffers from average autofocus, some lens mechanism noise, and poor performance against bright light. It is also quite expensive for what it offers.


  • Well-built and sleek design
  • Good image quality with sharpness and contrast
  • Compact and lightweight


  • Average autofocus performance
  • Lens mechanism produces clicking sounds
  • Poor performance against bright light
  • Expensive