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Lynn Ross
Registered: Sep 27, 2003
Total Posts: 3160
Country: United States

A couple from Zion with this lens....



alba63
Registered: Dec 21, 2003
Total Posts: 729
Country: Germany

DavidBM: Those australian shots are superb, specially the famous mountain (wasn't it called Ayer's Rock?)...

banpreso wrote:
i love carrying this lens when traveling. it's so versitile


haha, versatile is the last thing I would call it: one has to manually focus, manually set the aperture & the focal setting in the IBIS of the a7rII, the wider apertures have soft corners and vignetting, and it is only a 2x zoom with a not very wide short end. So in my book this runs for a quite unflexible lens :-)

However: It is clearly my most used lens on the a7rII. Ha! Once stopped down it simply delivers the contrasty Zeiss look with biting sharpness. Not sure about the 55/1,8, but no other lens I tried on this camera delivers such results. Therefore I don't enjoy using it, but inside it's limits (of use and function) it is simply outstanding! Specially seen the modest price it runs for...



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