Zeiss 135/2.0 vs Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VRII vs Nikkor 70-300 4.5-5.6 VR

Started Jun 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
jhinkey
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Re: Zeiss 135/2.0 vs Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VRII vs Nikkor 70-300 4.5-5.6 VR
In reply to Zlik, Jun 5, 2013

Zlik wrote:

Thank you for this comparison. How does it look in the corners? I find that the biggest difference between a good prime and a good zoom is that the prime is sharper in the corners especially at wide apertures.

Yep - pretty much my experience too.  My 100/2 MP experience is that it's extremely uniform in sharpness across the frame - even wide open.  Hence there is no real hesitation to shoot it at f/2 even if your subject is off-center.

Looking forward to someday getting the 135/2 Zeiss to replace my very good 135/2 AIS Nikkor . . . .

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