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Nikon Z7 Image Quality

Image quality..

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA

Fast high performance normal lens of Zeiss design..

Sony FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA Sonnar

Compact moderate wide angle for Sony mirrorless..

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM

Top-grade medium telephoto..

Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G

Extreme wide angle zoom..

Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM

Pro-grade f/2.8 wide angle zoom..

Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS

Wide angle to telephoto zoom with optical stabilization..

Zeiss Loxia (Overview)

Manual focus lenses for Sony Full-Frame Sony Mirrorless..

Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon

Outstanding ultra wide angle performer..

Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Distagon

Outstanding wide angle, superb performer..

Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon

Manual focus moderate wide angle for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar

Manual focus normal lens for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Sonnar

Manual focus telephoto lens for full-frame mirrorless..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2018

2018-11-03 SHOOTOUT: Nikon Z7 + Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S vs Sony A7R III + Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 (Lower Lundy Beaver Pond)

2018-10-29 Reader Comment: Sony A7R III + Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 vs Nikon Z7 + Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S

2018-10-01 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Distagon Aperture Series: Rock Creek

2018-10-01 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Rock Creek

2018-09-30 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Rock Creek

2018-09-21 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon: its Point Spread Function, and Why a Classic Balanced Optical Performance Might be Just Right

2018-09-19 Compared: Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM vs Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4: Portraits at Tenaya Pool

2018-09-10 Compared: Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 to Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2: View from Dana Lakes to Mt Conness

2018-08-31 Zeiss Lenspire Articles—Read all 17

2018-07-30 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Red Blueberry Scrub View To Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)

2018-07-06 Reader Question on Vignetting for Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar

2018-05-21 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Stand of White Aspen

2018-05-16 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Portraits at Kolob Canyons

2018-03-15 Reader Question for Sony A7R III: Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 or Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Adapted?

2018-03-15 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Train Boxcar Just After Sunset (Sony A7R III)

2018-03-12 Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 35/2 vs Voigtlander Nokton 35/1.4 vs Samyang 35/2.8

2018-03-11 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Night Shooting

2018-02-14 New Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Distagon

2018-02-07 Shootout: Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS vs Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 (Sony A7R III)

2018-01-24 Shootout: Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS vs Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4, on Sony A7R III with Pixel Shift

2018-01-24 Sony A7R III: Pixel Shift vs Single Frame on Finely Detailed Subject

2017

2017-12-04 New Article on Zeiss Lenspire Site: “Getting started with Focus Stacking – How to achieve more detailed images”

2017-09-20 Zeiss Loxia and Zeiss Batis Lenses at a Discount

2017-08-29 New Article on Zeiss Lenspire Site: “Micro Contrast and the Zeiss 'Pop'”

2017-08-27 New Article on Zeiss Lenspire Site: “Zoom or Prime Lens? Normal Lenses”

2017-08-24 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM 3-Way Shootout vs Sony 12-24mm f/4 and Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8: Morgan Pond

2017-07-23 Shootout: Sony 12-24mm f/4G vs Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 (Pescadero Creek, Sony A7R II)

2017-05-22 New Article on Zeiss Lenspire Site: “Zoom or Prime Lens? A series by Lloyd Chambers”

2017-02-16 New Article on Zeiss Lenspire Site: “Zoom or Prime Lens? A series by Lloyd Chambers”

2016

2016-12-08 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 MTF Series from f/2.4 to f/16

2016-11-23 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Aspen Closeup (Sony A7R II)

2016-11-23 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4: Examples in Lundy Canyon, Tenaya Lake Area

2016-11-22 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Icy Breached Beaver Dam (Sony A7R II)

2016-11-22 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4: Focus Stacking with Moving Water, and Other Examples

2016-11-20 Carrying Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 in the Field

2016-11-19 Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 vs Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8: Lundy Beaver Ponds (Sony A7R II)

2016-11-17 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Clearing Storm, Lundy Canyon (Sony A7R II)

2016-11-09 Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Arriving for Testing

2016-09-15 Zeiss Announces Loxia 85mm f/2.4 for Sony Mirrorless

2016-09-12 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Examples: Eastern Sierra Variety (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-11 SHOOTOUT: Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA vs Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2: Upper Lee Vining Creek Meadow (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-11 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Examples: The Way Down Dana Glacier Canyon, Last Light (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-11 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon: Examples in Eastern Sierra (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-10 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Red Blueberry Scrub View To Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-07 Dead and Dying

2016-09-06 SHOOTOUT: Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA vs Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2: Spuller Lake View to Mt Conness (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-05 Sony A7R II + Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series: Sunstar through Green Aspen

2016-08-28 Focus Stacking: Banishes Depth of Field Limitations for Many Field Images

2016-08-24 Season Changing Even as Flowers Bloom

2016-08-23 Zeiss Loxia and Zeiss Batis on Sony: Ideal for Hiking

2016-08-10 Wondering about 50/55mm Lenses on Sony

2016-08-04 My Articles on the Zeiss Lenspire Site

2016-06-12 My Good Deed for the Day at 11,600': Resupplying Richard at the Locked Gate before Barcroft

2016-05-31 My Articles on the Zeiss Lenspire Site

2016-05-10 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: Getting Low and Close for Semi-Macro

2016-02-10 Reader Question: Which Camera System?

2015

2015-10-27 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Aperture Series: Bristlecone Sculpture on Slate Outcrop, Late Dusk (Sony A7R II)

2015-10-16 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: Close Range Performance

2015-10-15 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: White Mountains, Before the Snowtorm

2015-10-13 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: White Mountains Before the Storm

2015-10-13 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon: Size, Weight, Ergonomics vs DSLR 21mm

2015-10-12 Reviewed: Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon

2015-10-12 Zeiss Announces Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon for Sony Mirrorless

2015-09-13 A Visit to Zeiss, and back

2015-08-05 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon and 50mm f/2 Planar for Sony Mirrorless now in stock

2015-04-19 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series “Sunstar Aspen”

2015-02-02 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series: White Glacial Erratic

2015-01-31 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series: Lee Vining Creek Morning Backlighting

2015-01-31 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series: Westering Sun Strafes Glaciated Highlands

2015-01-09 HOORAY! Nikon First to (finally) offer a True RAW Histogram! (FALSE rumor)

2015-01-09 Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar Aperture Series “Bristlecone, Earth Shadow Rises”

2015-01-08 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon on Sony A7R: Sierra Nevada and White Mountains Examples

2015-01-08 Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon: f/2 vs f/13 in “Approaching Storm Over Lake”

2014

2014-11-10 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Dual Aperture Series: Saddlebag Lake Pines At Dusk

2014-11-09 Flare: Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon and Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar

2014-11-09 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Solo Bristlecone, Earth Shadow (also, banding and tonal transitions).

2014-11-09 Zeiss Loxia Ergonomics and Focusing

2014-11-08 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Log Over Lee Vining Creek

2014-11-08 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon Aperture Series: The Storm Blows In

2014-11-08 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Blue Erratic Progenitor

2014-11-08 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Glaciated Meadow

2014-11-08 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Understory Aspen Bokeh

2014-11-07 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Backlit Pines

2014-11-03 Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon vs Sony/Zeiss FE 35/2.8 Sonnar (Log Cabin Mine, Sony A7R)

2014-11-02 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 Biogon Aperture Series: Pine Creek Sunlit Morning

2014-11-02 Zeiss Loxia 50/2 Planar Aperture Series: Pine Creek Sunlit Morning

2014-10-31 Last Light

2014-10-30 Back From Trip: Shot a Lot

2014-10-27 Leica M Wide Angles

2014-10-26 Pine Creek to Pine Lake

2014-10-25 The Storm Blows In

2014-10-23 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 on the Sony A7R

2014-10-22 The Weather Window About to Close, I’m Heading to the Mountains with Zeiss Loxia 35/2 and 50/2, Nikon 20/1.8

2014-10-15 Zeiss Loxia 35/2 and 50/2 In Hand

2014-09-04 Zeiss Loxia vs Zeiss ZM 35mm f/2 Biogon on Sony A7R

2014-09-03 Zeiss Loxia MTF Discussion

2014-09-02 Zeiss Loxia for Mirrorless Full Frame: Initial Analysis

2014-09-02 Zeiss Loxia: Manual Focus All Metal Build Lenses for Mirrorless Full Frame

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