Review: Zeiss Loxia 25mm f2.4 (Sony E Mount, FE Bodies)

Perhaps my favorite of the lineup, the Zeiss Loxia 25mm f2.4 may be the first Loxia lens that many pick up

The Zeiss Loxia 25mm f2.4 is a lens that when you look at it, it seems to be very much like most of the other Loxia lenses on the market. And in accordance to design standards that just makes sense. The Zeiss Loxia 25mm f2.4 sports an all metal body, weather sealing throughout the lens, a manual aperture ring, and focusing ring, and is one of the first lenses from the Zeiss Loxia lineup that you’d genuinely consider at both the price point and the featureset. It’s targeted to street photographers, landscape photographers, architectural shooters, and more. I love it for candid shooting and when combined with a solid camera body like the Sony a7r III, there isn’t very much to complain about.

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The Zeiss Loxia 25mm f2.4 Comes in at a Pretty Decent Price Point

The Zeiss Loxia 25mm f2.4 could be great for street photography and architecture.

The Zeiss Loxia lineup of lenses have always been a bit of an odd man out despite being absolutely fantastic. But the new Zeiss Loxia 25mm f2.4 is looking like it may be the first ever that many photographers pick up. Coming in at a price point of $1,299 this lens features manual focus along with an effective depth of field scale, weather sealing, a compact body, the ability to have a clickless aperture, damned good image quality (our review is coming in a few hours) and electronic contacts to work with Sony cameras.

Zeiss’s press release is below, along with our own short feature video on how to zone focus with a lens like this.

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