With the Zeiss 55mm being one of the sharpest and highly rated AF lenses, this is saying a lot for the new Zeiss Batis 85mm. In fact, pretty much most real world reviews on the Batis has found it to be very sharp right from thef/1.8. I’m sure once Photozone.de gets around to reviewing more Sony lenses, they will verify our current findings. In the meantime, here are some of our quick & dirty impressions.
Setting the OLED display on the latest Zeiss Batis lenses is literallyone of the easiest but most unintuitive camera operation you’ll likely come across. The lens is a testament to clean minimalistic design, but without any buttons to press, how do you change the display settings?
Here is a quick and dirty 2-step instructions on adjusting the OLED display.
Set to Manual Focus mode.
Keep twisting left (clockwise).
That’s it. If you need more detailed instructions. Keep reading below.
Step 1: Set the Camera to Manual Focus Mode
Hit the (Fn) button on the back of your A7 series camera.
This past Monday, we received an email from the Marketing Manager of Zeiss Americas offering us their first batch of North American Batis lenses to test and review. We were ready to go and here are our first impressions.