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

reviewer#11876 date: Jun-21-2014
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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 35mm F2
Sony ZA 50mm f1.4 planar
Minolta 85mm f1.4 GD
Minolta 100mm f2.8 macro RS
Minolta 200mm f2.8 G HS
Minolta 400mm f4.5 G HS
price paid:1700.00 new
positive:Sharp, Bokeh, Build, The best portrait lens on the planet!
comment:Insanely sharp with outstanding bokeh and its built to last, its the best portrait lens I have ever used when capturing raw beauty it can see everything it hides nothing, at 135mm the compression is perfect for outdoor backgrounds. Its simply amazing 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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