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Lens used here is the original Zeiss ZE model, not the later Zeiss Milvus design with slightly improved lens coatings. The same optical formula is used for both, but the newer lens resists certain types of flare better. But flare is a non-issue here.
In late 2021, the Zeiss ZE 21mm f/2.8 Distagon shows its stuff as competitive with the best native-mount Canon RF wide angle zooms.
Big Laurel at Bend in Alpine Creek
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