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Sony / Zeiss FE 16-35/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar

Flare Control

Flare control generally seems to be excellent with the 16-35mm f/4 OSS.

Pressing it hard, one can generate ghosts as with just about any lens, and certainly all zooms.

Flare @ 21mm

Considerable contrast control was used here, the building being in deep shadow.

Some low-level ghosting flares can be seen, while control of veiling flare is very good. Given the considerable boost to dark areas, this is an excellent performance.

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f/11 @ 160 sec, ISO 80, contrast control
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