Sony Carl Zeiss 135mm F1.8 ZA Sonnar T* A-mount lens review by petesidewalk

reviewer#10800 date: Dec-24-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 100 F2
Minolta 85 F1.4
Minolta 50 F1.4
price paid:975 USD
negative:Not Minolta G colors
A bit buxom
comment: I really enjoy this lens. It has excellent optical quality. I own a Minolta 100 F2 which I can get nearly the same performance, with a little focus adjustment. The results are great, but the color is a little different from good Minolta glass. Great lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 118
  • sharpness: 4.99
  • color: 4.91
  • build: 4.76
  • distortion: 4.97
  • flare control: 4.94
  • overall: 4.91 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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