upcoming zeiss lenses for fuji

Started Feb 6, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: upcoming zeiss lenses for fuji
In reply to JasperD, Feb 6, 2013

At first I thought the crazy refocusing when switching between AF and MF using the clutch was really going to be a problem. I can understand why Fuji did it this way, but they could have solved the problem by having the focus distance on a ring that the AF and MF rotate as required. However, now that I have been using it for a while, I find I only use hyper focal range based focusing anyway, i.e. for my purposes this is a MF lens --- and I love it, both the images and the usage of the lens. And it is so relaxing to not struggle with AF!

The other thing I notice is that strangely the aperture ring is loose forward and backwards and way too easy to turn. The other primes have no wobble, and the 60mm has a beautiful torque to the aperture ring that feels just perfect. Fuji --- no wobbles please and more torque please!

Nevertheless I love the 14mm and it is absolutely a keeper for me. Beautiful feel to the manual focus ring, must have DoF scale, compact and light and wonderful images (see examples on the net).

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