Zeiss FE 1.8 55mm vs Chinon 1.4 50mm @ F2 - messabout comparison!

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Zeiss FE 1.8 55mm vs Chinon 1.4 50mm @ F2 - messabout comparison!
Aug 1, 2014

Tipping it outside! Bit bored mulling round the house this afternoon having sold my A7R and wondering where to go next, the A7 or the A7S. A while back I bought a Sony A3000, specifically for my manual lenses... and for fun I decided to do a head to head this afternoon.

OK so one is 55mm and the other 50, and they are both shot handheld and not in the same place. Shutter speed 1/500, iso 100, WB same shot in M etc.

Shot in RAW and developed in Lightroom 5.5... no PP whatsover hence the reason they look flat!

So one cost £50, the other £500... thoughts?

Full size originals downloadable for pixel peepers.

The Zeiss:

Zeiss 55mm FE1.8 @ F2

The Chinon:

Chinon FE 50mm F1.4 @ F2

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