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Sony RX1R II

Distortion Uncorrected vs Corrected

Distortion is a given with a wide angle lens; it is only a matter of the degree.

While the Zeiss 35mm f/2 Sonnar on the Sony RX1R II has low distortion, it is not low enough for some types of shooting: horizons, architecture, possibly even groups of people in a regular order.

The distortion of the 35/2. Sonnar is moderate barrel distortion.

See also the distortion example for the Sony RX1/RX1R for another example.

Ocean horizon example

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