Focal length: 24-85mm
Aperture: F 3.5 (4.5)- F 22 (F 32)
Min focus distance: 0.45m
Length (from flange): 70/97mm [+ 26mm for the adapter]
A7 and the lens at 24mm.
A7 and the lens at 85mm.
Sample pictures: You may click
on the sample image (except closest focus) for full resolution. The
full resolution image opens in a new window, so you can keep it open
for comparison. Focus is on the
dish to the right of the big solar panel near the center of the photo.
24mm, F 3.5.
24mm, F 8.
24mm, F 22.
50mm, F 4.5.
50mm, F 8.
50mm, F 25.
85mm, F 4.5.
85mm, F 8.
85mm, F 32.
Closest focus (at 85mm, F8) is 32cm from
edge of the lens. Focus on
the program wheel of the camera.
The lens was adapted via an adapter with contacts. Pay attention, both,
the Fotga and the Commlite adapter automatically set the camera to
APS-C, although it's a full frame lens. So you have to correct this via
the camera menu. Aperture is controlled by the camera, I focussed
manually. Autofocus is possible and works fine, but it's slow.
Seen the prices of Sony full frame lenses, this is an inexpensive
all-purpose alternative if you don't need fast autofocus. Wide open
there are shades on the upper edges, otherwise image quality is just