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Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180 mm  f/ 2.8 Lens

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Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180 mm  f/ 2.8 lens

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180 mm  f/ 2.8 lens

Optical design

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180 mm  f/ 2.8 optical design

Format: Medium Format SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Pentacon Six

Optical design: 5 elements in 3 groups

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Average price: $340


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Additional information:

The Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180 mm  f/ 2.8 is a fast telephoto lens for the  medium format Pentacon Six cameras.

It is an excellent portrait lens. It can be easily mounted on modern DSRL and mirrorless (Evil) cameras by means of an adapter.

It was produced in East Germany. It has a single-layer coating but there is  a version with a multilayer coating -the Carl Zeiss Jena MC Sonnar 180 mm f/ 2.8.

The Sonnar optical scheme was successfully implemented here. The image is sharp and, at the same time,  flexiblewith a beautiful bokeh. The contrast is medium.

The Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180 mm  f/ 2.8 is an excellent choice for portrait, landscape and fragment photography.

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Posted by: bambat   Date of publication: 30.09.2010

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Optical quality5.0011
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