Wide angle for A7/R?

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Re: Wide angle for A7/R?
In reply to ZzzooM3, 7 months ago

ZzzooM3 wrote:

Now, there are enough owners and testers, so an answer must be out there.

I will be travelling through the capitals of some European countries and I want to travel light.

So, in addition to my FE 35/2.8 and FE 55/1.8, which wide should I seek for?

- light and relative small

- sharp when stopped down

- easy to correct in PP or already optically corrected (you know, architecture is the main photography during this trips).

The ones I'm thinking of are:

- Voigtlander 15/4.5 - I saw some corrected photos taken with A7 and it looked promising

- Voigtlander 21/1.8 - expensive solution, but...

- Samyang/Rokinon 14/2.8 (T3.5) - correctable in PP, but on the huge side

- Sony 20/2.8 - I have not seen any photos in combination with A7/R

Suggestions, please?

None of them. Get the kit lens or the Vario-Tessar ZA for your trip. Leave the others home.

I sold the kit lens after a week of use. After I used the FE lenses 35/2.8 (own it) and 55/1.8 (only a day - I ordered mine and still waiting from Amazon shipment) I became very picky.

The Zeiss 24-70/4 does not offer me much, except the 24 wide. But I would not buy a 24 wide for >1000€

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Sony Alpha 7 Voigtlander 21mm F4 Color Skopar Pancake II Samyang 85mm F1.4 Aspherical IF Sony FE 35mm F2.8 Sony FE 55mm F1.8
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