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Sony 135mm F/1.8 Carl Zeiss Sonnar Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony 135mm F/1.8 Carl Zeiss Sonnar lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens SAL-135F18Z  Sony 135mm F/1.8 Box contents
Front and rear caps, carrying pouch, hood and a users manual. Cost $1798 retail Build quality Very good Additional information
New Carl Zeiss design for Sony. Specifications below
Optical configuration 11 elements in 8 groups…

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Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM Review

Full review of the Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM lens. 

Lens SAL-35F18  Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood and user’s manual. Cost $220 Build quality Good Additional information
New Sony design introduced in 2010.  This is one of Sony’s “easy choice” lenses, which probably means cheap, but good. Specifications below
Optical configuration 6…

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Sony DT 50mm F/1.8 SAM Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony DT 50mm F/1.8 SAM lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens SAL-50F18  Sony DT 50mm F/1.8 SAM Box contents
Front and rear caps, and users manual. Cost $170 retail Build quality Good Additional information
First prime “DT” lens for Sony.  No hood available.  Has shorter focal length (about 2mm-3mm, but noticeable only when…

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