Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO-Planar (about $4490) for Nikon or Canon. THANK YOU for using this site’s links to pre-order.
Now up in Guide to Zeiss: my in-depth review of the Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO-Planarwith 29 pages of coverage.
It can snow in August in the mountains in the northern hemisphere. Here, Mt Dana has received a nice fresh blanket of white stuff.
And yes, photographers like diglloyd get lazy, the image is slightly blurred from handholding. But I took two shots, one badly blurred and one much better. And I was feeling sleepy anyway, and just enjoying the audacity of an August snowshower.