Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 135mm f/2

Zeiss ZF.2 135mm f/2 APO Sonnar

Lens Summary

Brand: Zeiss

Also Known As: Zeiss 135mm f/2

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: Canon EF, Nikon F

Release Date: 2012-09-07

MSRP Price: $2122

Made in: Germany

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* Lens from Zeiss is medium telephoto lens that offers a wide maximum aperture, vibrant color rendition and attractive out-of-focus background. It maximum aperture of f/2 provides substantial light gathering for sharp, high resolution imaging and lovely shallow depth of field photography. A nine-blade circular aperture will offer harmonious background blur when shooting with minimal depth of focus. Special anomalous partial dispersion glass minimizes chromatic aberrations in this apochromat lens and anti-reflective coating reduces reflections and ghosting. It is a compact lens for its focal length and its "floating elements" optical design consists of 11 lens elements in 8 groups with minimal glass-to-air surfaces. The lens design ensures consistent imaging performance throughout the entire focusing range as well as sharpness to the periphery of the image. A rotation angle of 268º enables precise manual focusing and its all-metal barrel provides longevity and protection for its high-quality design.


Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 135mm f/2 Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length135mm
Mount TypeCanon EF, Nikon F
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor / APS-C
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:4
Image StabilizationNo
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximum Aperturef/2
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format)18°
Optical Information
Lens Elements11
Lens Groups8
Diaphragm Blades9 (rounded)
Nano CoatingNo
T* Anti-Reflective CoatingYes
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Silent Wave / UltraSonic MotorNo
Minimum Focus Distance0.80cm
Filter Information
Filter Size77mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions84 x 108mm
Weight930g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction

Zeiss ZF.2 135mm f/2 APO Sonnar Diagram

MTF Chart

Zeiss ZF.2 135mm f/2 APO Sonnar MTF Chart

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