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

reviewer#6717 date: Jan-8-2010
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 135 STF
price paid:
missing
positive:Incredible
negative:Weight, weight, weight.
Lack of SSM is a pity.
Do I mention weight?
comment:Perfect portrait lens for FF, more difficult to manage on APS.
Don't use it at f/5.6 or above for female portraits if the model is > 20 years. You're threatening your life, really.

Ah, it is weighty, remember...

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 115
  • sharpness: 4.99
  • color: 4.90
  • build: 4.77
  • distortion: 4.98
  • flare control: 4.95
  • overall: 4.92
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