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Old 03-25-2019   #162
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Originally Posted by daveywaugh View Post
I really wanted to love this lens... but maybe I got a bad copy. I found it incredibly disappointing. Terrible bokeh, lots of coma, CA and ergonomically a bit rough. But maybe it was just bad luck. I returned it and got credit towards a Zeiss ZM 2.8. Now that lens... wow. For me it's just perfect.

If only Zeiss made a special-purpose fast 35 as well as their very large 35/1.4 Distagon. I love the size and rendering of the 35/2.8 Biogon but it's just not the same as a f1.4. That's where the Voigtlander 35/1.4 comes in, being small and 'classic' in rendering.


Eventually, I'll get the 35/2 Biogon because it's supposed to be really sharp, it's just fast enough, and I prefer the milled focus ring and bump to the tabbed ring on Voigtlander and Leica lenses.
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