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Diglloyd Guide to Mirrorless offers comprehensive integrated coverage of most APS-C and full frame mirrorless cameras and lenses.

Special emphasis is placed on Sony full-frame, including Sony lenses and the high performance Zeiss Batis and Zeiss Loxia lenses plus Rokinon/Samyang and others. Fujifilm X, Olympus and Panasonic M4/3, Sigma dp Merrill and dp/sd Quattro are also covered in depth. Years in the making, it offers a wealth of material for choosing and using a mirrorless camera.

  • Make better images by learning how to get the best results right away. For example, the best way to set up your Sony camera.
  • Save money by choosing the right lens for your needs the first time, particularly with the numerous lenses available for Sony.
  • Make better images, a sort of “cheat sheet” saving yourself months or years of ad-hoc learning—best practices and how-to and processing parameters are discussed and shown.
  • Jaw-dropping image quality found nowhere else utilizing Retina-grade images up to full camera resolution, plus large crops.
  • Real world examples with insights found nowhere else. Make sharper images just by understanding lens behavior you won’t read about elsewhere.
  • Aperture series from wide open through stopped down, showing the full range of lens performance and bokeh.
  • Optical quality analysis of field curvature, focus shift, sharpness, flare, distortion, and performance in the field.

Want a preview? Click on any page below to see an excerpt as well as extensive blog coverage, for example on Sony.

See also L-Mount mirrorless table of contents

Sigma Lenses for Sony Mirrorless

Zeiss Batis

Zeiss Loxia

Zeiss Loxia (Overview)

Manual focus lenses for Sony Full-Frame Sony Mirrorless.

Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon

Outstanding ultra wide angle performer.

  1. Overview of Zeiss Loxia 21/2.8 Distagon
  2. Press Release for Zeiss Loxia 21/2.8 Distagon
  3. vs ZF.2 / ZE 21mm f/2.8 Distagon
  4. MTF for Zeiss Loxia 21/2.8 Distagon
  5. Distortion for Zeiss Loxia 21/2.8 Distagon
  6. Vignetting for Zeiss Loxia 21/2.8 Distagon
  7. Notes on the Prototype Lens Used for Examples
  8. Examples: White Mountains, Eastern Sierra (A7R II)
  9. Examples: White Mountains Before Snowstorm (A7R II)
  10. Examples: White Mountains, First Snowstorm (A7R II)
  11. Examples: Close Range Shooting (A7R II)
  12. Examples: Down Low and Near-Macro (A7R II)
  13. Examples: Environmental Portraits (A7R II)
  14. Field Examples: Yosemite Area (Sony A7R II)
  15. Aperture Series: Rock Creek
  16. Aperture Series: Aspen Up, Morning Sunstar (A7R II)
  17. Aperture Series: Through the Aspen (A7R II)
  18. Aperture Series: Small Erratic Supporting Large Erratic (A7R II)
  19. Aperture Series: Orange Tree Trunks, Blue Wood (A7R II)
  20. Aperture Series: Bristlecone Sculpture on Slate Outcrop, Late Dusk (A7R II)
  21. Aperture Series (Night): Arcade View at Night (A7R II)
  22. Aperture Series (Night): Confluence of Two Shadows (A7R II)
  23. Aperture Series (Night): Golf Carts (A7R II)
  24. Aperture Series (Night): Construction Perimeter Fence (A7R II)
  25. Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 vs Voigtlander FE Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical: MemChu Oblique
  26. Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 vs Voigtlander FE Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical vs : Tenaya Creek and Lingering Ice
  27. Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 vs Voigtlander FE Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical Mosaic (Sony A7R IV)
  28. Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 vs Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art: Twenty Lakes Basin, View Towards Mt Conness Drainage (Sony A7R IV)

Other Lenses for Sony Mirrorless (excluding Zeiss)

Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Nocturnus 50mm f/0.95 II

Speed to match the Leica Noctilux-M, based on Mitakon Zonghyi optics.

Zeiss Touit


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