Saturday, September 12, 2015

Vintage glass - more steps on the journey

Today I managed to grab some close-ups of my daughter's face with two of the lenses I recently bought:
  1. Carl Zeiss Sonnar F2.8 90mm (Contax G fitting)
  2. Fujita F4.5 135mm (Exakta fitting)
Here are some test shots I took on both. You can see from the two images that the Carl Zeiss has better colour rendition, something to be expected when you consider that even though both lenses are second-hand, the Carl Zeiss cost me almost six times as much! The Fujita is also an older lens and simpler design. It's also very tiny!

I have also included 100% details from each image.


Carl Zeiss Sonnar F2.8/90mm
Carl Zeiss Sonnar F2.8/90mm
Carl Zeiss Sonnar F2.8/90mm
Carl Zeiss Sonnar F2.8/90mm @100%

Fujita F4.5/135mm
Fujita F4.5/135mm

Fujita F4.5/135mm
Fujita F4.5/135mm @ 100%

Personally, I think they are both sharp. Each image was taken at F8 and 100 ISO. I will be posting some more images later.

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