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Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon

Vignetting for Zeiss Batis 18/2.8 Distagon

Without correction, vignetting is just over two stops wide open to the far corners, and just shy of two stops at f/5.6. With correction, these figures are roughly cut in half.

Since vignetting can be a creative tool, it is often wise to enjoy the natural behavior of the lens in some cases using it purposefully. Also, vignetting correction is potentially troublesome for subtle color gradients, so it is not always wise to correct vignetting.

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Vignetting for Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon

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