Nikon and Ziess

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by ronlamarsh, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. ronlamarsh

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    Anybody out there using the ziess lens made for nikon? How do you like them?
     
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    I have used the Zeiss QBM lenses since the early 1980s but the reason I bought Nikon bodies was to use the easier to obtain Nikkor lenses.
     
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    Have used the 100/2 and 50/2. They are superb, noticeably better than anything Nikon has in the same focal lengths. The other real gems seem to be the 21/2.8 and 135/2. From what I've heard/read, the 50/1.4 and 85/1.4 are not such a big leap over the Nikkor equivalents. But the wide angles and makro-planars are definitely seriously good (and expensive).