loxia 50mm f2 build quality

Most twist-on lens hoods have a plastic notch cut into the barrel that holds the hood in place after you rotate it past a certain point. Presuming that plastic can be worn down over time, Zeiss has replaced it with a tiny metal ball bearing. This is fastidious attention to detail.

Most twist-on lens hoods have a plastic notch cut into the barrel that holds the hood in place after you rotate it past a certain point. Presuming that plastic can be worn down over time, Zeiss has replaced it with a tiny metal ball bearing. This is fastidious attention to detail.