Stunned by photozone review on Zeiss 25mm 2.8 ZF (nikon)

Started 11 months ago | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
unknown member
(unknown member)
Like?
Stunned by photozone review on Zeiss 25mm 2.8 ZF (nikon)
11 months ago

Humoring myself, not looking to buy now, I took a web stroll to the photozone site to check out the review of the Zeiss 25mm 2.8....and was shocked.

Their summary basically blasts it?  Many swear by this lens and images I have seen look beautiful, so I was flummoxed.

Any thoughts, are lens tests really that useful, then? Or does it merely show the disparity between bench tests and real world.

Or is it all about interpretation and preferences in rendition?

Is it that the Zeiss is designed for rendition and real world shooting and the tests are just not suited for such and thus give a wholly unsuitable result?

Is this one of those cases where we ignore reviews, say 'ho hum' and move along nicely?

See here.....

http://www.photozone.de/nikon_ff/585-zeisszf2528ff?start=2

-- hide signature --

Enjoy.....believe in yourself..

 Bajerunner's gear list:Bajerunner's gear list
Nikon D300 Nikon AF-Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED +8 more
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow