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

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This two-way comparison pits the manual focus Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 against the autofocus Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon. The two lenses have quite different behavior and one is certainly my favorite for landscape and anything static.

Evaluated here are sharpness across the field (particularly at f/2.8 through f/5.6), field curvature, and (oddly enough!) field of view.

Compared: Zeiss Loxia 25/2.4 vs Zeiss Batis 25/2: View from Dana Lakes to Mt Conness

Includes images up to full camera resolution.

View from Dana Lakes to Mt Conness
f8 @ 1/80 sec, ISO 100; 2018-09-09 13:19:53
[location “Dana Lakes”, altitude 11100 ft / 3383 m, polarizer=Zeiss, "crystal-clear day", LACA correction]
Sony A7R III + Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon

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Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 and Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2
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