Wild Places

The Art of Landscape and Travel Photography

Namibia 2017 – Part 1 (Safari in the Etosha NP)

In August 2017 we spent three weeks in Namibia. After the short trip in 2015, this was our second visit to this beautiful country.

I’m mainly interested in spectacular landscapes, while my daughter Linnéa is more interested in wildlife. The compromise for our travel planning was, therefore, a one-week safari in the Etosha National Park followed by two weeks of exploring the west and south of Namibia.

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Leica 3.4/135mm vs. Zeiss 2.0/135mm on A7RII

I really like the Zeiss 2.0/135mm Apo Sonnar. It’s the technically most perfect lens I’ve ever owned and tested. And last year in Namibia I’ve learned that 135mm can be a great landscape lens. The Zeiss 135 has just one disadvantage: it’s rather big and heavy. Especially on the small Sony A7RII, it feels unbalanced in my opinion.

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