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 3 x Cologne vertical
South-east of the big harbor city of Rotterdam, Nationalpark De Biesbosch is located at the beginning of the Rhine-Maas river delta. The name is pronounced like "Biesbos" and translates to "forest of sedges". It's a network of creeks and little islands, surrounded by the big rivers Waal (the Dutch name of the Rhine) and Maas. … Continue reading Nationalpark De Biesbosch – Dutch waterscape
I love this lens. On the A7 II even more versatile than ever thanks to the stabilizer that is built in the camera. Just be sure to set it manually to 135 mm as the lens of course does not come with any electronic communication. :) Because of that, I find it particularly easy to … Continue reading Beautiful Westerwald with the Zeiss Contarex 135/2.8 Sonnar
Having used only the Sony FE 70-200/4 or the OM Zuiko 135/2.8 recently, I figured it's about time to take out the Zeiss Contarex Sonnar 135/2.8 again for a spin. These shots are from a walk around the Rhine in Cologne on this nice first October weekend. Mounted on the Sony A7R, the old Zeiss … Continue reading A relaxed Saturday with the Zeiss Contarex Sonnar 135/2.8
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 Sony A7R and Zeiss Contarex Lenses
.... for these three lenses, to experience a new digital future :) I used to have a Sony NEX-5 camera about two years ago and gave these Contarex lenses a try, see my old posts here: Zeiss Contarex Distagon 35/2: A legend alive – on the Sony NEX-5! Zeiss Contarex Sonnar 135/2.8 on the Sony … Continue reading It’s about time to come out of the closet again ….