Zeiss Makro-Planar 100/2 VS Nikkor 85/1.8 G

Started Mar 23, 2014 | Discussions thread
Jogger Veteran Member • Posts: 8,441
just wait for the $5000 Otus version of the 100/2

The CA is certainly there but its hardly a deal breaker imo.

NikonHaoleboy wrote:

Beyond the, albeit slight, chance that your new Zeiss is a bit sub par, there are some things to keep in mind.

While Zeiss advertizes that the 100mm, f/2 macro-planar uses two elements of "special glass", they do not claim it to be an APO design. Fast non-APO lenses can show a degree of axial color at wider apertures that may be problematic. Mystique, cost or personal expectations won't change that. Aloha.

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