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Canon 5Dsr and older Zeiss Glass

Canon 5Dsr and older Zeiss Glass

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Posted: 06-25-15 9:42 PM - Views: 2925

By: Alex Foong

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I just gotten my Canon 5Dsr for a week and has been trying it out with the Zeiss Makro Planar 50mm f;2.0 and find that the images are soft even at f-stop @ f;8.0. I have discussed with professional photographer that lenses other than the Otus series are in-comparable to the high 50.4mp resolution with the current non-Otus lenses.

The 5Dsr has a 16X live-view magnification and focus subject on the live-view screen appears to be soft. I yet to try this on my Zeiss 15mm, 21mm, 35mm f;2.0; hopefully I will test it in this coming weekend. I have processed captured images in Lightroom and it appear soft too.

As this Camera is still new in the market, I hope to get feed back from those who has it in regards to the non-optimisation of the lenses and the sensors pairing. Maybe Zeiss themselves can gives some comment on this issue.

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Alex Foong
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Reply from Alex Foong on 06-28-15 8:42 AM

Retested the Zeiss 50mm Makro Planar on the Canon 5Dsr, It is able to perform only with relatively good contrast, same in here. subject.http://www.pbase.com/alexfoong/image/160573601
Reply from Alex Foong on 06-26-15 8:40 PM

Mine are all Zeiss ZE lenses, make specially for Canon EF mount. I am still testing them out under higher constrast subject.
Reply from Jt on 06-26-15 8:15 AM

Have you validate performance of the adapter on other cameras? I know they can be a problems if not perfectly milled.
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