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Sony A7R (36 megapixels)
Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon

Examples: Lundy Canyon, Hoover Wilderness, Dana Meadow (Sony A7R)

These images shot in the Hoover Wilderness or nearby, east of Yosemite National Park. Your author offers photo tours in this area.

Many of these images were shot under very difficult harsh high-contrast lighting (not the “sweet light” of dusk or dawn). They are presented precisely for that reason—to show the high brilliance of the Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon and its ability to maintain that contrast with superb flare control.

Color uniformity notes

Some experimentation was in progress with this images; most used a polarizer and many used a Breakthrough Photography 6-stop neutral density filter (mostly with a polarizer, one or two might be 10-stop).

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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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Sony A7R + Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon

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