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    I put up a short narrative here A day with the Sony Zeiss 35mm f1.4 ZA | JORGE TORRALBA with soe samples
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    I put up a short arrative here A day with the Sony Zeiss 35mm f1.4 ZA | JORGE TORRALBA with soe samples
    Jorge:
    I saw your review before but really appreciate it now that I'm evaluating the lens myself. Love the bokeh in the bartender shot.
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    I put up a short arrative here A day with the Sony Zeiss 35mm f1.4 ZA | JORGE TORRALBA with soe samples
    I liked your review Jorge...many thanks for the link.
    I'm considering changing my 35mm CV f1.2 for the 35mm FE Distagon as I prefer the creamy soft Bokeh look to the slightly nervous Loxias...Although I love the size and weight of the Loxias...It's a tough call between them...thanks again.
    Also...
    Many thanks to Guy and John for your images...most appreciated.
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    Thanks Jorge, that's a great showcase of the lens.

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    I put up a short narrative here A day with the Sony Zeiss 35mm f1.4 ZA | JORGE TORRALBA with soe samples
    Love the b&w pic of the back of the person seated in the window.

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    Jorge,
    Thank for the excellent review and shots!!

    Shot with the FE 35/1.4 and A7II yesterday afternoon.



    The rest of my shots from the first day with my FE 35/1.4

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    Great shot Charles. Love the way the reds stand out on this one.

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    Wow... As good as the Loxia look I think there may be something special in the rendering of the Distagon shots.
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Onion rings in the OOF highlights.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    Onion rings in the OOF highlights.
    What are you talking about!?! That's character brotha!!!
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

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    Me too just read that review from LensRentals. Doesn't look that great for the price and size. Though, it probably is useful for videographers.
    I'll keep my Sigma 35mm Art.
    I've owned the Sigma Art (twice) and if I was going to shoot it or the new Zeiss on the A7 bodies it would be no contest. The new Zeiss has the resolving power of the Sigma with better bokeh, focuses better and is lighter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Show Performance View Post
    I've owned the Sigma Art (twice) and if I was going to shoot it or the new Zeiss on the A7 bodies it would be no contest. The new Zeiss has the resolving power of the Sigma with better bokeh, focuses better and is lighter.
    If I compare side by side the test results published by Camera lens tests, user reviews, camera accessory reviews - SLRgear.com! it seems to me that the resolving power of the Sigma Art on Canon 1DSmkII is clearly superior to the the one of the Distagon on Sony A7R. Bokeh and other factors may clearly be more important:“Sharpness is a bourgeois concept” (HCB)

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    Let's just say the new Zeiss is slightly better, lighter, focus faster but is it significant enough to get rid of what I already have for maybe $650?
    Don't know, but the Sigma (1st batch bought in May/2013) focuses pretty fast and accurate without any micro-focus adjustment on both a7 & a7ii
    The new Zeiss FE would be a good investment but one like myself unless decided to dump all A-mount lenses.
    a7ii, Sigma f2.5 https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7299/...3823b85c_o.jpg
    a7, Sigma f1.6 https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3949/...d5489b91_o.jpg
    a7, Sigma f2.2 https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7563/...00bc9ffd_o.jpg
    a7, Sigma f2.8 https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7402/...ee3b490d_o.jpg
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Much more impactful drawing style than the Sigma ART to my way of seeing. It will be a while before people warm to this Distagon, as Sony always starts off behind in most peoples' opinions. Major competitors Canon and Nikon have nothing like it, just as with the FE55.

    It has a harmonious blend of rapid fade off the focal plane, great longitudinal separation for a 35mm, excellent tonality and really good color balance, deep rich tones. A great shot of the surfer, Charles. We've had a fair wait for the new FE and Loxia primes, but it was worth it, and it might be just the start - now Sony is past the zoom part of the program, they may announce what comes next in the next month or so (beyond the anticipated 90mm macro/portrait/landscape lens).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ario Arioldi View Post
    If I compare side by side the test results published by Camera lens tests, user reviews, camera accessory reviews - SLRgear.com! it seems to me that the resolving power of the Sigma Art on Canon 1DSmkII is clearly superior to the the one of the Distagon on Sony A7R. Bokeh and other factors may clearly be more important:“Sharpness is a bourgeois concept” (HCB)
    I think it depends on what you're looking for. Even on the LensRental test it was clear to me that the Distagon was A LOT better than the 35FE Sonnar at thumbnail sizes on an iPad Retina.

    As for the comparison to the Sigma Art - maybe it is the better choice for MOST as it is a more neutral lens and nearly half the cost. Let's face it the Zeiss look is one that you either take it or leave it. I happen to love it and am really starting to lean towards selling my Sigma Art for this lens. A big reason is that I can AF across the entire frame with native FE lenses compared to adapting A-mount. That's a huge deal to me.

    Someone who has experience with both lenses isn't saying that the other lens is bad but it's just another opinion to the contrary of some others.
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Quote Originally Posted by HiredArm View Post
    I think it depends on what you're looking for. Even on the LensRental test it was clear to me that the Distagon was A LOT better than the 35FE Sonnar at thumbnail sizes on an iPad Retina.

    As for the comparison to the Sigma Art - maybe it is the better choice for MOST as it is a more neutral lens and nearly half the cost. Let's face it the Zeiss look is one that you either take it or leave it. I happen to love it and am really starting to lean towards selling my Sigma Art for this lens. A big reason is that I can AF across the entire frame with native FE lenses compared to adapting A-mount. That's a huge deal to me.

    Someone who has experience with both lenses isn't saying that the other lens is bad but it's just another opinion to the contrary of some others.
    Better than I could have said it. Yesterday I used the AF tracking on the a7II to take some shots of my boys on the trampoline. It worked very well. Using the native AF mechanism is really important to me and it should continue to improve in future bodies. I'm looking forward to even more sensor coverage of PDAF pixels but at least today I can move the AF point to the edges and have contrast detection when needed.

    My experience with AF and the Sigma has been nothing but frustration - particularly in low light (which is where I need it to be good) on the LA-EA4. It also wasn't great on the A900 and I recall reviewers echoing that sentiment.

    Of course the Sigma is an exceptional lens - one of the best AF 35/1.4 lenses you can buy and arguable the best value by a longshot.

    As far as the SLR Gear review goes.... hmmpf. For how I shoot a fast 35mm, usually between 1.4 and 2, this thing is tops. Going back and looking at my Sigma shots I'll edit my statement to say that the Zeiss "looks" sharper to me in the center - I don't do test charts so saying that it matches the resolving power of the Sigma may have been a bit of hyperbole
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Quote Originally Posted by SamSS View Post
    Let's just say the new Zeiss is slightly better, lighter, focus faster but is it significant enough to get rid of what I already have for maybe $650?
    Don't know, but the Sigma (1st batch bought in May/2013) focuses pretty fast and accurate without any micro-focus adjustment on both a7 & a7ii
    The new Zeiss FE would be a good investment but one like myself unless decided to dump all A-mount lenses.
    a7ii, Sigma f2.5 https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7299/...3823b85c_o.jpg
    a7, Sigma f1.6 https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3949/...d5489b91_o.jpg
    a7, Sigma f2.2 https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7563/...00bc9ffd_o.jpg
    a7, Sigma f2.8 https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7402/...ee3b490d_o.jpg
    Hey Sam,

    First off, my apologies if I came across sounding like the Sigma was a bad choice, of course it isn't and clearly you are enjoying it.

    I was (am) in a similar situation of sitting on a collection of A-mount lenses.

    The 35mm 1.4 has been an ongoing saga for me as it is my personal favorite and important to my live music work. When I switched from Canon (I had the excellent 35L) There wasn't a good solution as I found the 35G to be lacking center resolution and while I was initially blown away by the resolution of the Sigma, the AF let me down. In the end I went through 3 copies of the 35G before I found a sharp one and I just sold it to fund the new Zeiss.

    So if you have something you are happy with and works for you, congratulations!

    For me, I'm committed to the a7 platform and the native lenses, so whenever Sony releases a native version (and I like the results), I'm all in and it is time to say goodbye to the A-mount version it replaces.
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    Better than I could have said it. Yesterday I used the AF tracking on the a7II to take some shots of my boys on the trampoline. It worked very well. Using the native AF mechanism is really important to me and it should continue to improve in future bodies. I'm looking forward to even more sensor coverage of PDAF pixels but at least today I can move the AF point to the edges and have contrast detection when needed.

    My experience with AF and the Sigma has been nothing but frustration - particularly in low light (which is where I need it to be good) on the LA-EA4. It also wasn't great on the A900 and I recall reviewers echoing that sentiment.

    Of course the Sigma is an exceptional lens - one of the best AF 35/1.4 lenses you can buy and arguable the best value by a longshot.

    As far as the SLR Gear review goes.... hmmpf. For how I shoot a fast 35mm, usually between 1.4 and 2, this thing is tops. Going back and looking at my Sigma shots I'll edit my statement to say that the Zeiss "looks" sharper to me in the center - I don't do test charts so saying that it matches the resolving power of the Sigma may have been a bit of hyperbole
    I would venture to say that my copy of my Sigma Art autofocuses pretty well in lowlight between f/1.4-2.5 in the center third of the frame but my issue is focusing on the outer thirds. Being able to zoom in helps with manual focusing but it is a lot slower to catch the moment than say my M mount lenses that are much smoother.

    I'm getting closer to adding it back to my cart as it seems to be the lens I really hoped it would be.
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    Tre order from Amazon you get a 30 day return on it. If you don't like it than its a very easy to return place.
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    Tre order from Amazon you get a 30 day return on it. If you don't like it than its a very easy to return place.
    Yup I've been a Prime member for the last 5 years BUT unfortunately they put a shipping center in my state and charge tax now soooo I've been ordering through B&H more often for big price items. They also do free shipping on some items as well.
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    This lens looking good to me
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    I'm happy with the Loxia for now. It turns out to be a excellent lens but you know me maybe I'll upgrade to this in the fall or something. I'm kind of waiting on announcements of cams and such. I will get the 50 Planar as well and maybe the 28. It's my long stuff or more to the point my 85. The Minolta 200 goes nowhere, like that way too much. I also want to see what Zeiss announces next. Kind of a dream kit would be 5 Loxia type lenses for the high mpx body and a trio of zooms for the PR stuff. That maybe kind of fun. This lens looks good and Sony under there brand name is going in the right direction. I think Sony realized after a period with the A7 series that serious shooters are moving in. They need to support that change.

    As much as the selling point for Sony is to use just about any lens you want with it this does not make more Sony lens sales. So putting out top notch glass is a must on there part. This keeps the motor running for them.

    Just like me as I transition out of 3rd party lenses this will be a change in the works as others will want to get away from adapter solutions and get more native glass as long as lenses like this are brought to market. Also we are seeing a change in Sigma, Loxia Zeiss that is, Samyang and others starting to make E mount lenses.
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    I personally think E / FE is the way of the future. as we start getting more lenses and bodies start coming out with tru weather sealing and ruggedness, the big canikon will start to see a big loss. lets face it. these new lenses from Sony and Zeiss are top notch and deliver at a level which meets or excedes what we see now from the big DSLR companies. as more and more lenses start coming out there will be more converts. Not to mention the A6000 is still a work horse which yields amazing images for a few hundred dollars.

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    No question! Canikon are DEAD (to me).
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    I simple do not want to deal with a DSLR for the rest of my career if I can help. Even if Sony comes out with a A99II or whatever it maybe called with 50 mpx which I would like have I won't be buying it. I'm kind of burnt out on DSLR gear. After 40 years of it I think that's natural progression for me is use the new tech with mirrorless. I actually have really liked it since the A7r came out. Some quirks for sure and a menu system that resembles the space shuttle but I can get past all that.
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    I tend to agree about not wanting a DSLR but I don't see them as every being dead due to name recognition to associate with Pro systems. It's sort of like most people think Bose is the highest level of audio (which is quite laughable) most people think Canon/Nikon is tops for photography. Case in point my uncle was shocked by Canon's 5Ds announcement in that a camera can have 50 megapixels. I told him about the Phase One family of 80 megapixel sensors and he had no idea that cameras like that have been around for years.

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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Tre, not having any need for any use for DSLRs makes them dead for me. Of course, not everyone sees it that way.

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    I agree with that statement and I'd say the same unless I was going MF... Until the mirrorless ones are released. I wonder if there was any truth to the "digital mamiya 7" rumor. I've noticed that they're a legacy item on Mamiya website now and B&H no longer lists it for sale.
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    Diglloyd loves the Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

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    Yeah I take Digillyod and many metrics based reviewers with somewhat of a grain of salt. Their reviews are useful to quantify lenses as that aspect is certainly needed but showing me 50-100 meaningful "real world" photos (to see what a lens is capable of and in what conditions) tells me more than a review probably ever will.
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    The Sony hate club is getting really interesting and really stretching things a weeeeeeeee bit to far. Im seeing it here as well with a lot of unfounded comments.

    Time for a spring break for me.
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Yeah. I guess they must be doing something correctly to shake up the status quo for so many who refuse to own the systems to be so concerned with what they're doing. I mean look at the huge flip flop Sigma made in about 6 months or so from saying fast lenses can't be designed to now saying Sony FE is their #3 priority after Canon/Nikon.

    I think the important take away is that Sony is shaking up the industry even if mirrorless isn't technically there yet for AF speed and accuracy... or a complete lens lineup. They are shaking up the industry in a good way and that's needed otherwise we get the market leaders not trying as hard.

    I do agree that it's a little annoying to hear people essentially tell you that you're "stupid" for choosing the camera you chose as it was the best available fit for what you wanted to accomplish... As if you didn't cross shop.
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Don't be too tough on Lloyd. He and his kind are seeing the seismic shift in the high end of 35mm photography ad they don't like it one little bit, so it's essentially just a paradigm shift with winners and losers, early (smart) adopters and late (laggard) adopters. He is also not averse to walking both sides of the barbed wire fence, to gain the appearance of impartiality - so you see some muted criticisms of C/N. Nothing on the scale of their user base however!

    The smart people got on board with FE early because they are very savvy about lenses and associated processes (profiles, corner fix, etc.) then they developed some level of respect for Sony as the enabler of small, light cameras which allowed them to use the best optics in the business. There is also nothing mediocre about Sony's EVF system, nor its sensors.

    Lloyd's business model involves chasing headlines - if it ruffles feathers while doing so, he can count that as great success - publicity is priceless. Yes, it's unjustified and rather puerile, but the man's got to make a living. Speaking of which, has anyone done a back of the envelope calculation multiplying LC's annual subscription fee by various plucked from the air numbers? You know, round figures like 1,000, 3,000, perhaps 5,000. ;-)

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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

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    I'm happy with the Loxia for now. It turns out to be a excellent lens but you know me maybe I'll upgrade to this in the fall or something. I'm kind of waiting on announcements of cams and such. I will get the 50 Planar as well and maybe the 28. It's my long stuff or more to the point my 85. The Minolta 200 goes nowhere, like that way too much. I also want to see what Zeiss announces next. Kind of a dream kit would be 5 Loxia type lenses for the high mpx body and a trio of zooms for the PR stuff. That maybe kind of fun. This lens looks good and Sony under there brand name is going in the right direction. I think Sony realized after a period with the A7 series that serious shooters are moving in. They need to support that change.
    Guy, waiting for you to buy this so I can swoop up your Loxia

    Seriously, the lens looks stunning! Trying to decide if I get a second 35mm whether it will be the Loxia or this... Yeah, yeah, yeah, both of those would be optimum, but I can't help but be happy with the 35/2.8 FE when small and light is needed... sigh.

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    Speaking of which, has anyone done a back of the envelope calculation multiplying LC's annual subscription fee by various plucked from the air numbers? You know, round figures like 1,000, 3,000, perhaps 5,000. ;-)
    How much does he charge for his subscription. Or is it more complicated than one annual price?
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    Guy, waiting for you to buy this so I can swoop up your Loxia

    Seriously, the lens looks stunning! Trying to decide if I get a second 35mm whether it will be the Loxia or this... Yeah, yeah, yeah, both of those would be optimum, but I can't help but be happy with the 35/2.8 FE when small and light is needed... sigh.
    So I'll be the enabler that says get the 35 Loxia since it's small enough to take wherever and you get an extra stop of light as a bonus... then buy the Distagon for the rendering or when you want AF. It makes too much sense.

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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

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    How much does he charge for his subscription. Or is it more complicated than one annual price?
    I'm not sure about the pricing model now but in the past you could do a subscription or buy one of his lens guides if you didn't want access to the whole site. I skimmed some of his ZM lens reviews. They seemed well written and pretty honest BUT he did seem to have an unequivocal heavy bias towards Zeiss lenses over Leica lenses (which is subjective in every way.)

    I took his reviews with a grain of salt while ingesting the info nonetheless. This isn't a knock on him but rather my skeptical nature towards most things. Like others say when your eyes don't believe what you read - sometimes it's best to believe your eyes.
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Quote Originally Posted by HiredArm View Post
    I'm not sure about the pricing model now but in the past you could do a subscription or buy one of his lens guides if you didn't want access to the whole site. I skimmed some of his ZM lens reviews. They seemed well written and pretty honest BUT he did seem to have an unequivocal heavy bias towards Zeiss lenses over Leica lenses (which is subjective in every way.)

    I took his reviews with a grain of salt while ingesting the info nonetheless. This isn't a knock on him but rather my skeptical nature towards most things. Like others say when your eyes don't believe what you read - sometimes it's best to believe your eyes.
    A Sony FE shooter if propably most interested in his "Mirrorless" section, you can access table of contents here. Priced $59.99 a year. Pretty much all Sony FE lenses and Loxias are covered

    diglloyd - Guide to Mirrorless Cameras

    I subscribe to Mirrrorless and Zeiss sections; good thing about his reviews is I do not have to believe his words, pretty much every word is backed up by high res images/crops etc. on different apertures. At least I have not seen anyone analyzing field curvature/focus shift/diffraction/CA etc. effects with detail/visualization (real world shots) LLoyd has. So instead of usual "we did not notice much CA" stuff I get crop showing if there is any and how much and often how it visually compares to other similar lenses.

    IMO he has not that much bias, he "hates" everyone equally and usually for pretty good reason

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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    I like Ken Rockwell. The entertainment value can't be beat.
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    I do not need the Zeiss FE 35 mm f1.4 lens. I do not need it. I do not need it.

    In an effort to convince myself, today I compared my FE 16-35 against my FE 24-70, both at 35 mm, full aperture. As you might expect the FE 24-70 edged out the wider zoom. It's sweet spot is around 40 mm whereas the wider zoom is at it's extreme. The FE 24-70 performance at F8 is excellent.

    I do not need f1.4. I shoot outdoor subjects generally in good light. I do not need another 35 mm lens.

    But by golly, it looks good, the pix I've seen look great and I AM a gear slut.

    What should I do? (Please don't answer that unless you can pan the lens.)
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    We all know you're buying the lens...
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Damn!

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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Hey look at the bright side - you can use the same filters that you may or may not have for the 16-35 on the 35 Distagon... So go 72mm filter crazy!!!
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Caulfeild-Browne View Post
    I do not need the Zeiss FE 35 mm f1.4 lens. I do not need it. I do not need it.
    I heard a rumor that a guy who has never seen one of these lenses is considering writing a review and will likely say it's no good.

    So, you definitely would not want to buy one.

    Plus, I've heard that lens exhibits aperture shock unless secured by a 2000 pound counterbalance. It's doubtful you could ever get a decent shot from it.
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Quote Originally Posted by HiredArm View Post
    Hey look at the bright side - you can use the same filters that you may or may not have for the 16-35 on the 35 Distagon... So go 72mm filter crazy!!!
    You're not helping. I already have a set of 72 mm filters for my MF gear. You don't think I'd buy this lens just because I have the filters for it, do you?

    Do you?

    (Might be a good excuse with my wife though..."Dear, I had to buy it so I could get maximum use of the filters I already own".)
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeEvangelist View Post
    I heard a rumor that a guy who has never seen one of these lenses is considering writing a review and will likely say it's no good.

    So, you definitely would not want to buy one.

    Plus, I've heard that lens exhibits aperture shock unless secured by a 2000 pound counterbalance. It's doubtful you could ever get a decent shot from it.
    Thank heavens. Now all I have to do is counter your very cogent argument against the fact that I have filters for the lens. I wonder if they might, theoretically, weigh enough to provide a counterbalance?
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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Some more shots late this afternoon
    A7II and FE 35/1.4

    Ongoing FE 35/1.4 and A7II shots at http://kalnins.zenfolio.com/p68756217





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    Re: Sony Zeiss FE 35mm F1.4 ZA

    Wonderful light, Charles!
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