I love "normal" lenses - help me

Started May 15, 2014 | Discussions thread
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edwardaneal Veteran Member • Posts: 9,101
I love "normal" lenses - help me

I love "normal" focal length primes as my go to lens. Ever since it came out I have used the Sigma 30mm f/2.8, first on my NEX-5 and now on my NEX-7.

the following two lenses interest me - the zeiss tout 32mm f/1.8 and the new sony/zeiss 35mm FE

so please tell me - do zeiss lenses really have something special? I know in my old film days that my Leica glass did, but I have never shot Zeiss, also do both of these lenses have that Zeiss thing, or is the sony just a rebranded fake

seriously - if i replaced my sigma with the tout (which I am favoring) would it really show in my images?

as a side note the main reason the FE is even on my list is the future proof of full frame, also if you also own the sony 35mm f/1.8 feel free to tell me about it as well

I just want the absolutely best "normal" AF lens I can get

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 edwardaneal's gear list:edwardaneal's gear list
Sony Alpha NEX-7 Sigma 60mm F2.8 DN Art Carl Zeiss Touit 1.8/32
Sony Alpha NEX-5 Sony Alpha NEX-7
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