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Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon

Aperture Series: Red Blueberry Scrub View to Mt Conness (Sony A7R)

This near-to-far landscape from f/2 through f/13 shows off the full behavior with stopping down: foreground and background bokeh, total image quality at each aperture when in focus and not in focus, etc.

Red Blueberry Scrub View to Mt Conness

Adobe Camera Raw 9.6.1 (631): ACR settings, Camera Profile = Adobe Standard.

The veiling atmospheric haze was unavoidable smoke from fires to the south.

The modest performance wide open at f/2 is plain to see in the outer zones and corners; this is all one can hope for with a tweaked rangefinder design on mirrorless. Contrast is modest at f/2, the result of veiling aberrations which mostly disappear at f/2.8 with a big jump up in overall contrast and in micro contrast, with the central areas already near peak sharpness at f/2.8—excellent.

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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.

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  • 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.

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