Review: Carl Zeiss Jena 183mm 1.9 Visionar

Introduction

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Carl Zeiss Jena Visionar 183mm 1.9 on Sony A7rII

After I tried the Visionar 109mm 1.6 I became quite interested in this line of projector lenses as they offer quite a lot of glass for the money. The 183mm 1.9 is the second longest and extreme of the line. So if you are interested in the look of a 180mm 2.0 but don’t want to spend more than 300€ be sure to keep reading!

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Sony A7rII | Carl Zeiss Jena Visionar 183mm 1.9 | f/1.9
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Sony A7rII | Carl Zeiss Jena Visionar 183mm 1.9 | f/1.9
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Sony A7rII | Carl Zeiss Jena Visionar 183mm 1.9 | f/1.9

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Review: Sony RX1RII Sonnar 35mm 2.0

Introduction

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Sony RX1RII with Sonnar 35mm 2.0 lens

We still have no 35mm f/2.0 or f/1.8 with AF for the A7 series cameras, but the Sony RX1RII with the highly regarded Sonnar 35mm f/2.0 is finally coming down in price. So let us find out what this package has to offer.

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Sony RX1RII | Sonnar 35mm 2.0 | f/2.0
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Sony RX1RII | Sonnar 35mm 2.0 | f/2.0
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Sony RX1RII | Sonnar 35mm 2.0 | f/5.6

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Review: Carl Zeiss Jena Visionar 168mm 1.9

Introduction

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Carl Zeiss Jena Visionar 168mm 1.9 on Sony A7rII

After I tried the Visionar 109mm 1.6 I became quite interested in this line of projector lenses as they offer quite a lot of glass for the money. The 168mm 1.9 is the third longest of the line. It is quite a bit ligther than the two longer ones, so is it a good compromise?

Sample Images

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Sony A7rII | Carl Zeiss Jena Visionar 168mm 1.9 | f/1.9
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Sony A7rII | Carl Zeiss Jena Visionar 168mm 1.9 | f/1.9
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Sony A7rII | Carl Zeiss Jena Visionar 168mm 1.9 | f/1.9

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