Sony A7R: What options for 24mm?

Started Mar 12, 2014 | Discussions thread
Tim Devine
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Canon FDn 24mm Sample
In reply to Tim Devine, Mar 13, 2014

Sony a7R
Canon FDn 24mm f/2.8
1/80 @ f/11 (ISO 100)

-Tim

Tim Devine wrote:

How fast of a lens are you looking for, and at what aperture do you expect vignetting to be gone?

The Canon FDn 24 f/2.8 performs surprisingly well. Vignetting is pretty much gone at f/5.6, corners are pretty good too. By f/8 and f/11 it's pretty much sharp all the way into the deep corners. CA has to be dealt with, but I consider it an amazing bargain given its price/performance ratio. I'm using the CIECIO7 FD to E adapter.

-Tim

newyorkcity wrote:

What options are there for the A7R in the 24mm range that isnt affected by vignetting?

I'm thinking about getting the Voigtlander 35mm 1.2 with the novoflex adapter but I'm curious what options there are with other adapters along with this 1 (M mount) if there are any.

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