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

reviewer#2808 date: Oct-1-2007
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:I could not compare it to other lenses, it is my second lens after kitlens.
price paid:1500euro
positive:Overall quality, both build and image quality.
negative:For me no negative aspects, besides the price.
comment:This lens is amazing. Its huge, but it is easy to hold. Focus works well, both automatic and manual. The focus hold button
is very practical.
Extremely sharp, and the out of focus is nice.
The lens can be used both for portraits and some macro work.

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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