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Zeiss and Leica fetishism

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This phenomenon is pretty fascinating. I like these brands generally but the ridiculous reverence that some people have for literally any lens with branding from either of these companies is hilarious.

Like, guys. before you start talking about the mythical quality of the M 50mm Summicron, maybe you should like actually test one. I happened to get one after years of hearing about its quality and it's good but then for kicks I tried testing it against a few other 50mm lenses I have and found that while it maintains excellent center sharpness and color reproduction, it was worse across the frame than the Canon FD 50mm 1.4 at f/2 and completely was matched in optical performance by the Yashica ML 50mm f/2 at f/2.

It's just hilarious to me that people go fucking insane for these lenses and speak in hushed tones about them. There are lots of good lenses out there my dudes.
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