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ZEISS 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE Lens for Canon EF Mount

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ZEISS 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE Lens for Canon EF Mount
Key Features
  • 135mm Telephoto Prime Lens
  • Fits Canon EF Mount Cameras
  • Aperture Range: f/2-22
  • Minimum Focus Distance of 2.62' (0.8 m)
The 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE Lens for Canon EF Mount 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.
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ZEISS 135mm f/2.0 Overview

The 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE Lens for Canon EF Mount 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.

A focal length of 135mm provides medium distance telephoto imaging and is also an oft-chosen length for portraiture.
The maximum aperture of f/2 allows for substantial light gathering at faster shutter speeds and offers shallow depth of field.
A nine-blade circular aperture contributes to attractive out-of-focus and transitional areas within the image.
The lens design ensures consistent imaging performance throughout the entire focusing range as well as sharpness to the periphery of the image. Its minimum focusing distance is 2.62' (0.8 m).
An "apochromat" lens built with anomalous partial dispersion glass, it will minimize chromatic aberrations for sharply detailed, high contrast images free of color artifacts.
Anti-reflective lens coatings and a deep-black special lacquer treatment on the element's edges reduce reflections and the negative effects of stray light.
A wide rotation angle of 268º enables precise manual focusing.

ZEISS 135mm f/2.0 Specs

Lens MountCanon EF
Angle of View18° 7'
Minimum Focus Distance2.62' / 0.8 m
Optical Design11 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9
Dimensions (ø x L)3.31 x 4.25" / 84.07 x 107.95 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.95 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.9 x 5.9 x 5.7"
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Is this item include its Lens Hood in Box !?
Asked by: Dat
Yes, its a metal hood.
Answered by: SAM M.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Hi,What adapter mount do you use this Zeiss 135MM Canon EF mount lens onto the Sony A7R II?Thanks, Dustin
Asked by: Dustin H.
The ZEISS Apo Sonnar 2/135 ZE was designed for cameras using the EF mount. ZEISS does not recommend a particular type or brand of adapter when using this lens on a camera using a different mount. When selecting the adapter, care should be taken that the correct 44mm flange focal distance is maintained and the electronics used in the adapter does not cause damage to the lens' CPU.
Answered by: ZEISS Zeiss Expert
Date published: 2018-08-28

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is it an auto focus lens?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, it is manual focus. There is focus assistant beep/light. This is my first manual focus lens and now it is my go to lens for portrait. It is easy to get used to it and I bought another manual focus lens since. There are situation, my canon 85mm/1.2L is still preferred.
Answered by: YU L.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is the Aperture control on lens only or can it be controlled by the camera, too?
Asked by: Willard Y.
The aperture control is an internal function, it works only from the camera. You dont have a ring on it
Answered by: JOSE J.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is this lens compatible with canon 5d or does it need a mount?
Asked by: Scott
You message arrived while I was shooting with this lens. It is a great lens in every respect. Solidly built, smooth manual focussing, sharp and with that great Zeiss feel in every image. It is fully compatible with the Canon 5d mount.
Answered by: Norman E.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is the lens weather sealed?
Asked by: Anonymous
no
Answered by: Cheryl H.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Does this lens have a mount to make it compatible with the Panosonic DMC-GH4K camera?
Asked by: Anonymous
You can use the FotodioX Canon EF Pro Lens Adapter with Built-In Iris Control for Micro Four Thirds Cameras to use this lens on the Panasonic GH4: http://bhpho.to/1eZXQqf
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Does the Zeiss 135mm f2 APO extend while focusing like other Zeiss lenses or is it internal focus?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Zeiss 135mm f/2 APO will focus like other Zeiss lenses, and is a manual focus lens.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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