Carl Zeiss lens for Canon

Started Sep 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
Klaus dk
Klaus dk Veteran Member • Posts: 4,460
I second that

Peter Berressem wrote:

I'd look for a EF 100mm macro (the non IS). It's Zeiss brother costs more than the double, not worth the marginal better MTF curve. I suppose that you won't note a practical difference in the final print.

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cheers, Peter

For that kind of work you want a longer focal length than 50mm, and the Canon is a very good performer. Check this review: (Don't worry about the .de designation, it is in perfectly understandable English)

Using this lens between f/5.6 and f/8 will give you very good sharpness across the whole frame.

If you want to have the best possible colour rendition, you will probably have to do some kind of colour profiling, but that is beyond me. When I want good colours, I set my WB manually.
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