C/y 35-70 thread
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Anden
Registered: Jun 22, 2004
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Country: Sweden

I am waiting for mine. Please share your work so that I know what I have to look forward to!

A



RustyBug
Registered: Feb 02, 2009
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an old crop



gasrocks
Registered: May 23, 2005
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No, that's not how it works. Either ask before buying or post results after buying. Slight joke.



prashant
Registered: Apr 10, 2006
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wonderful lens which I plan to sell as I have got two ZE lenses now.



Ray Simpson
Registered: Nov 15, 2006
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Does anyone think there's a chance Zeiss will reissue any zooms in the Ni/Eos/K/M42 mounts?



mMontag
Registered: Dec 15, 2008
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Andreas,

Hope you get yours soon - one of my favorites - this one has been posted before @ 35mm



mMontag
Registered: Dec 15, 2008
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Same scene @ 70mm about f8



mcbroomf
Registered: Mar 18, 2003
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These were both a little into the close focus mode










Mike


philber
Registered: May 21, 2008
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Superlative shots Mike. Congrats!



mcbroomf
Registered: Mar 18, 2003
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A couple in the middle of the range










I also use it a lot for stitching, this was about a 5 shot stitch I think





Mike


Paul Yi
Registered: Dec 10, 2004
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I had this lens before....
Lovely lens....




snooked123
Registered: Feb 12, 2006
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Anden
Registered: Jun 22, 2004
Total Posts: 6471
Country: Sweden

Great photos! Snooked shows that the lens can produce great stars!
I knew I had to try this lens and got a good deal. That is why I am asking now :-)

A



Z250SA
Registered: Jul 10, 2009
Total Posts: 639
Country: Finland

Ray Simpson wrote:
Does anyone think there's a chance Zeiss will reissue any zooms in the Ni/Eos/K/M42 mounts?


The 35-70, and apparently the 100-300 Vario-Sonnar too, appear to have that special something to them. My guess is that it depends on what glasses Zeiss used in them. If there are many lenses made of heavy metal glass or glass that is unavailable of other reasons, then they need to be redesigned, which is very expensive making a re-introduction less likely.



prashant
Registered: Apr 10, 2006
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some lovely shots. Snooked, wonderful shot indeed. what f-stop? I have not used it at anything smaller than f8.



adam613
Registered: Jan 17, 2008
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Has anyone ever tried this lens on Four Thirds? I had a copy (Paul Yi's former copy) in my Canon crop days...wonderful images, but it's kind of an awkward focal length on Canon crop. It'd make a nice short telephoto zoom on Oly though...



RustyBug
Registered: Feb 02, 2009
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With the resolution capability of this lens ... I'd think 4/3 would work well @ 70-140 3.4.

Sounds a whole lot like the 75-150 3.5 Nikon Series E (my favorite in years gone by) only with Macro & even better resolution.



Bobu
Registered: Apr 22, 2004
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Country: Germany

3.4/35-70 in Brittany:



















I've just ordered the 50 MP and will probably sell my 35-70. If anybody is interested, just contact me.

Boris


erichard
Registered: Nov 27, 2005
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Sorry for symbol, but it's what I already had up on the net.









ISO1600
Registered: Jul 06, 2005
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Country: Korea, South

this is one of, if not the only, manual focus/alt zoom worth owning.



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