Carl zeiss manual focus lens

Why Zeiss Does Not Make Autofocus DSLR Lenses - Photography Life

I've heard that Zeiss's quality is very good/great but I'm also curious if it has anything to do with the "manual focus only".

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I have read this question but it only partly addresses my question. It probably has as much to do with the fact that they're an OEM lens maker for Sony as anything else.

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ZEISS Photography Lenses For SLR and mirrorless sytem cameras

Yes, Zeiss does make autofocus lenses for DSLRs, but they're co-branded for the Sony (Minolta/Konica Minolta) system (which is why I cringe every time somebody says there are no "professional" lenses in the Sony lineup).

Manual Focusing with AF Camera System - Zeiss

The long answer: There are many old lenses which deliver very good image quality. Here are two examples of very fine lenses: Many people worry a lot about the sharpness of a lens and then upload their pictures to social media where it is impossible to tell an excellent from a decent lens.

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