Carl Zeiss Jena Pancolar (Prakticar) 80mm f/1.8 MC

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The Carl Zeiss Jena Pancolar (Prakticar) 80mm f/1.8 MC is a camera glass that can be used with different camera mounts. It is a manual focus lens with a wide aperture of f/1.8 which allows for a shallow depth of field and good low light performance. The lens has six optical elements that are coated to reduce glare and improve contrast. This lens was manufactured in the past, but it still has good build quality and resolution. The lens produces a pleasing bokeh, which is the quality of the out-of-focus areas of a photograph. This lens is not equipped with autofocus, so the photographer must manually focus the lens. Overall, the Carl Zeiss Jena Pancolar (Prakticar) 80mm f/1.8 MC is a good option for photographers who prefer manual focus lenses and want a lens with a wide aperture and good bokeh. There are different alternatives available in the market, but this lens is a good option for those who want to experiment with vintage lenses.

Optical design

Wide open, subjects located outside the depth of field are shown very blurred. Has 6 aperture blades, this number of blades are commonly used. Having rounded blades provides out of focus circle shape closer to a circle.

Physical characteristics

With a lens filter diameter of 58 mm commonly filter size, presents numerous filter possibilities. 55 mm long, this small lens should be always in the camera bag. Weights 308 grams so plan ahead, carry only if really necessary.

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2 reviews for Carl Zeiss Jena Pancolar (Prakticar) 80mm f/1.8 MC


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