Sony Carl Zeiss 135mm F1.8 ZA Sonnar T* A-mount lens review by kaisal0

reviewer#3328 date: Mar-2-2008
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:135 F2,8
85 F1,4
80-200 G
price paid:1200 Euro (new)
positive:Best sharpness i ever saw.
Minimum distance only 72 cm.
Beautiful colors.
comment:The best lens I ever had. There is only one negative thing:
The lens is to good for the Minolta 7D. Sometimes you get artefacts and to brilliant colors.

I use this lens together with the achromat 500D from Canon. This is a great combination for macros.

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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