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Carl Zeiss Sonnar 85 mm f/ 2.8 Lens

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Carl Zeiss Sonnar 85 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Carl Zeiss Sonnar 85 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Carl Zeiss Sonnar 85 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Carl Zeiss Sonnar 85 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Optical design

Carl Zeiss Sonnar 85 mm f/ 2.8 optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Rollei 35mm, Rollei 35mm

First year of production: 1970

Last year of production: 1981

Optical design: 4 elements in 4 groups

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Average price: $280


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Additional information:


The Carl Zeiss Sonnar 85mm f/2.8  is a compact portrait prime lens. The lens was manufactured for Rollei SL35 cameras at Carl Zeiss works in Oberkochen, Germany.  The lens came with Zeiss' two-layer coating. Since the mid 1974 the lens was manufactured under the license agreement at Rollei works in Braunschweig and Singapore. It is remarkable for its mechanical and optical quality.

The lens was also available in QBM I modification with A/M aperture mode selector.

Posted by: kr555   Date of publication: 06.04.2013

Photos taken with this lens Carl Zeiss Sonnar 85 mm f/ 2.8:

Old Train Station
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Paeonia Daurica
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Портрет на открытой
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3.7 4 2364

Mechanical quality4.605
Optical quality4.405
Pricing / Value4.405
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