The ULTIMATE PORTRAIT LENS? :: Sony 135mm f/1.8 G Master

The Sony 135mm f/1.8 G Master lens is the 31st lens in Sony’s full-frame, e-mount lineup.

I quickly fell in love with this lens – it is outstanding. Designed for longer portraits, this has some of the best optical rendering that I’ve seen on any lens to date. This is the ultimate portrait lens. Bokeh is excellent, it has outstanding sharpness and the autofocus speeds are impressive. This has the same XD linear drive system that is found in the Sony 400mm f/2.8 G Master as well as the Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master lenses.

One correction – around 03:17 I say there’s little spherical aberration at small apertures when in face I meant to say diffraction. This is where the sharpness softens in the lens and for most lenses this starts around f/16. Its been a long week – sorry for the confusion.

Check out my other videos:
• Sony 400mm f/2.8 G Master Lens Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Pix0A5TGn8
• Sony 24mm f/1.4 G Master Lens Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW-xRCrZXIc
• Why Sony Is Absolutely Killing It Right Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hYMgDT_iAI
• Sony RX100 V :: Wow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuY48hNitCA
• Sony a5100 :: The Best Deal In Photography? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuY48hNitCA

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* Sony paid for my hotel and flight to come use this lens. No financial compensation was made and the opinions here are my own.

Ted Forbes
The Art of Photography
2830 S. Hulen, Studio 133
Fort Worth, TX 76109
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    1. Yes, the price is a bit crazy but maybe just renting it from Lensrentals.com when they become available would be a good option.

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