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Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon

Examples: Initial (Sony NEX-7)

The Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon was shot here on the 24-megapixel Sony NEX-7.

These are initial forays into lens performance; shots taken to observe what kind of performance is possible.

Most shots taken with autofocus, which on the Sony NEX seems to have a backfocus tendency on 3D subjects.

Contrast

The Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon shows very high contrast, a quality that lends itself to black and white conversions (and is more forgiving of the shortcomings of the Sony NEX-7 sensor).

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f/5.6 @ 1/800 sec handheld, ISO 100
Sony NEX-7 + Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon

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