Franken-Zeiss post updated with sample photos.
Update: Samples from first trip into the wild added below.
Been a minute, but I am here with another edition of Frugal Photographer.
I really like Zeiss glass. Was already on board with adapting Zeiss glass to Sony w/ Techart’s Contax G AF adapter (KEH review).
Actually proved to be a relatively reasonable way to get Zeiss goodness in Sony FE form. Like I stated in that post:
Currently, a very nice, new manual focus 50mm f/2 Zeiss Planar lens costs nearly $1,000. Sony sells a 55mm f/1.8 Zeiss Sonnar branded lens that runs almost $900. Now there is also a Sony Zeiss Planar branded 50mm f/1.4 that is a bit on the large side and runs well over $1,000.
Then through a series of unrelated events I ended at a pretty cool realization yesterday.
Enjoyed the Techart Contax G adapter, but due it being based on a…
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