Zeiss Contarex Distagon 35/2 on the Sony A7R II

A gem of classic lenses! Zeiss developed some über-lenses for its Contarex SLR system, and the Distagon 35mm f/2 most certainly was one of them. It went on sale in 1965 – a full 54 years ago as I write down these lines, even some years before the Apollo 11 moon landing. I posted about... Continue Reading →

3 x Cologne vertical

Just a quick post to show you three of my latest shots ... taken last week when I took a day off due to some bad news regarding a good friend (from heart, all the best to you Mike!) and thus I needed some fresh air ... and took my camera with me. So, first... Continue Reading →

Sony A7R and Zeiss Contarex Lenses

Finally, here are some random shots taken with the Sony A7R mirrorless digital camera and the three Zeiss Contarex lenses ... 35/2 Distagon, 50/2 Sonnar and 135/2.8 Sonnar. All I can say is that the three lenses perform splendidly on the Sony A7R, with the exeption that corner sharpness with the 35/2 Distagon is always... Continue Reading →

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