Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS E-mount lens review by dob2109

reviewer#18349 date: Sep-15-2015
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:Leica Macro Elmarit-R 60 mm
Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM
Sony Carl Zeiss 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS FE Vario-Tessar T*
price paid:920€
positive:Solid as a rock. Stunning sharpness and fantastic colours. Great handling in all terms. I love the ring as an AF/MF-switch, this is a brilliant solution. Very good focus in light conditions.
negative:AF is hunting, when it gets dark.
comment:I finally wanted a light tele made especially for FF E-mount, preferred this against the Batis 85 and am very happy with it, though the Batis is somewhat faster. It makes great pictures, sharpness, colour, distortion, all great. I love that lens more than any other I ever had.

rating summary

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  • total reviews: 16
  • sharpness: 4.97
  • color: 4.94
  • build: 4.81
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 4.88
  • overall: 4.92 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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