Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Wideangle Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with E Mount
What type of photography is the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar T Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar T lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Hood supplied
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| Light weight at only 120g / 4.2 oz
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We couldn't find any significant Cons for the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar T
Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ is compatible with cameras that have a Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7C Mark II, Sony A7CR and Sony A6700.
Sony A7C Mark II with the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ Lens
Sony A7CR with the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ Lens
Sony A6700 with the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ has a maximum diameter of 62mm and total length of 37mm. It weighs 120g / 4.2 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ and Sony FE 35mm F1.8 (Sony E mount) to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ has a filter thread of 49mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ:
Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ has a fixed focal length of 35mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 52.5mm.
The Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Sony A7C Mark II, Sony A7CR and Sony A6700.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS in Sony E mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ With Optical Image Stabilization
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.12x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.35m. 0.12x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Wideangle Prime type Sony E mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ's optical formula consists of 7 elements in 5 groups . Special elements used in this design is 3 aspheric elements.
Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is ALC-SH129.
Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ
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