This is the sharpest, best-contrast lens I’ve owned. There is some corner shadowing at the wide end. Very light wide open at 16mm. Even if it’s a bit soft, it’s handy to have around. Handling and operation is intuitive, especially with an Auto Clutch mechanism that prevents the focusing ring from rotating when autofocus is engaged. Be the first to review this item. Thank goodness it has a metal mount.

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Trade In Your Gear for Cash. See all reviews Write a review. E-mount Full Frame cameras with Mount Adaptor. The top right shot is ghosting with the sun low in the sky, this is pretty light and would clean up easy in post processing. A newer version of your browser may be available. A-mount Full Frame Cameras. For the “VFA” target the viewfinder accuracy target from Imaging Resourcewe also provide sample crops from the center and upper-left corner of each shot, so you can quickly get a sense of relative sharpness, without having to download and inspect zeis full-res images.

Bokeh examples in the middle row. Light fall-off or corner darkening is moderate at 16mm wide open, but one stop down and it isn’t sony carl zeiss vario sonnar in real shots. Instead of a standard polygon-shaped lens aperture, this lens features a eony circular aperture for more natural, cafl defocusing, or bokeh. Personally, it’s the highest quality all around lens sony carl zeiss vario sonnar I’ve evey had.

Sony Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM II

Hard stop at infinity focus? To get the full experience on Sony. Will Nikon be too late to mirrorless ILC to be successful?

Announced Jun 5, Being gear-coupled, manual focus can only happen when the camera is in MF mode. It’s not quite as long at max telephoto, but I’ll give up the reach for the excellent sharpness I love this lens!

Sony carl zeiss vario sonnar contact Customer Support. Bokeh looks good with the aperture wide zeisd, but becomes a little busy stopped down.

Shame on Sony for not making it an SSM lens, for this price. Depth of field and focus scales?

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Focusing is fast and accurate, even at low-light conditions. Rated 5 out of 5 by Tarcat from Just Awesome This is one amazing lens. For portrait this lens may be “oversharp” some girls will not sony carl zeiss vario sonnar happy some examples on http: I use it as my prime lens At the long end, there’s almost nothing.

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Minimum focus, image plane to subject. Front and rear caps, hood, nice carrying case and users manual.

Its sharpness profile is similar to the Sony, fairs a little better with sony carl zeiss vario sonnar aberration, vignettes a little worse, and distorts about the same. The clarity and saturation is incredible. Help us improve this page. Very apparent here is the nice sharp image that covers the stamp. At other focal lengths and apertures, corner darkness is not an issue.