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Zeiss Makro-Planar T* F2 100mm ZE - £1,550

Sharpness test

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Despite a slight dip in the corners at f/2.2, the Zeiss records razor-sharp images that are consistently sharp throughout the frame.

Fringing test

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As well as being the sharpest lens on test, it's also the most adept at keeping fringing down to a minimum, with only minor traces.

Distortion test

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Lab tests show slight distortion, but certainly not enough to require any kind of software-based correction.

Image test verdict

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This is a cracking lens, sharp and consistent throughout its range. There's also very little distortion and chromatic aberration.

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