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Close Range Perspectives with Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon

Get Zeiss Batis at B&H Photo. Direct link to Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8.

One of the fun things a close-focusing 18mm lens makes possible is steep perspectives focused at very close range, same idea I put to use with the Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 in the pine cone image.

In the Zeiss Batis section of Guide to Mirrorless:

Examples: Close Range Flowers

Here, the ant sees the flower as a giant object, and we hardly see the ant.

f8 @ 1/25 sec, ISO 400; 2016-04-10 11:28:12
Sony A7R II + ZEISS Batis 2.8/18

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