FE 35mm F2.8 vs Voigtländer 35/2.5 with A7R for street photography

Started Apr 16, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Dandrewk Senior Member • Posts: 1,094
Re: FE 35mm F2.8 vs Voigtländer 35/2.5 with A7R for street photography

The sharpest lens in the world looks like the worst lens in the world if it's not in focus.

For me, street photography HAS to be fast.  The goal is a snapshot of a fleeting moment, often with the subject unaware and unposed.  That is a difficulty thing with manual focus.

I do street photography with the FE35.  Works great - sharp, lovely, and best of all... small.  The combo with the A7/r makes it a very unimposing rig if you need to be stealthy.

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