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Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Sapling Above Creek (Sony A7R)

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See review coverage of Zeiss Batis in Guide to Mirrorless.

This lens rendering aperture series from f/1.8 to f/16 is intended to show the drawing style of the Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 with a relatively close subject against a more distant background.

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Sapling Above Creek (Sony A7R)

Entire-frame images up to 24 megapixels from f/1.8 through f/16.

One might argue that bokeh for strongly out of focus areas is pretty much the same. But this is decidedly not so, as one can easily see in shooting the Leica Noctilux, whose strong field curvature layers a distinctly distracting effect over the image in some situations.

 
f5.6 @ 5.0 sec, ISO 80; 2015-05-24 20:06:15
Sony A7R + Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar

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