Sample Images:

Zeiss Planar T* 1.4/50 ZF vs
Nikkor Ais 50/1.2

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A comparison with crops from f/1.2 to f/2 showing axial colour aberrations at wide apertures in high contrast scenarios.

A comparison of crops from f/1.2 to f/2, showing the off-centre performance of lenses at wide apertures.

A comparison of crops showing the differences of f-stop series with attention on the OOF areas.

A comparison of images and crops taken at f-stops ranging from f/1.2 to f/2.8. This comparison shows the off-centre sharpness of the two lenses, and also shows the overall rendering of each lens at every f-stop.

A comparison of the two lenses at f/1.4, showing the over all rendition, as well as a centre crop from each lens.

A comparison of both lenses with crops from the centre, outer third, and extreme edge of the frame, ranging from shots taken from f/1.2 to f/11.

A comparison of both lenses shot wide open.

Downloadable jpg files:

Two samples with the Nikon D2x:

LINK 001

LINK 002