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Who sold their 85L for Zeiss 100/2?

 
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Jan 31, 2013 12:51 |  #1

Im considering of selling tge 85 to get the Zeiss 100/2. Who did it? Do u mind sharing your thoughts and experiences?


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Jan 31, 2013 20:26 |  #2

It seems as though you might be the first!


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Jan 31, 2013 20:29 |  #3

I know right! doesn't seem like a smart move i guess??? lol...


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Jan 31, 2013 21:02 |  #4

I've never had the 85L and owned the Zeiss 100 for a week before selling it. I liked it a lot but it was a lot of $$. Fun to play with while I had it though.

But, I did own a 35L and sold it for the Zeiss 35 f/2 lens. I gave up AF and f/1.4 in exchange for better image quality and for a higher percentage of 3D looking shots. I remain very happy with the choice.

I have other lenses that cover the AF need.


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Jan 31, 2013 21:19 |  #5

No way.
But might get a Zeiss 100 alone my 100L just to find out what is fuss with THIS Zeiss anyway ;)


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Jan 31, 2013 21:53 |  #7

i know deep down inside of me saying "no" but i really want to try out the zeiss 100/2, maybe i should rent it and see.


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Jan 31, 2013 21:54 |  #8

I don't have the 85L but everyone raves about it for portraits. I am primarily a landscape photog. I do own the Zeiss 100 and really enjoy it (primarily landscape/macro). It's just a fun lens to use and creates great images. Here's one of my son. Natural light.

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Jan 31, 2013 22:57 |  #9

I did not sell 85L for ZE100 but I had both. Ended up selling 85L and kept ZE100 :)




  
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Feb 01, 2013 03:40 as a reply to  @ shine1's post |  #10

I've got both options but use them for different things. If you're happy to lose one stop of light and AF then the Z100/2 output won't disappoint you and the images (whilst looking a little different) will compare very favorably whilst also giving you the advantage of 1/2 life size possibilities.

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