Fingers-on With the Uncommon 35mm f/1.4 GM Lens From Sony: How Does It Assessment To the D …


With Sony having loyal introduced its designate authentic 35mm f/1.4 GM lens, you shall be unusual to see the blueprint by which it performs. Photographer Julia Trotti takes it for a scurry and sees the blueprint by which it compares with the older Sony equal: the Distagon T* 35mm f/1.4 ZA as designed by Zeiss.

Sony’s authentic lens is surprisingly compact for a 35mm with this sort of in depth aperture and pairing with the Sony a7C, although honorable, doesn’t see fairly as awkward to me as I’d anticipated. The alternative benefit is the worth: whereas it’s positively now not an low cost possibility, at $1,398, it’s less expensive than the Zeiss which is $1,598. Having launched in March 2015, the Zeiss has held its designate (if now not elevated!) and apparent Sony shooters shall be contented that the unique GM is now not extra pricey.

Notably, it’s actually half the burden of the quicker Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art work which weighs in at 2.4 lb (1.09 kg) when as compared with the Sony’s 1.2 lb (524 g).

The assortment of 35mm lenses available to Sony shooters has exploded within the last couple of years. There’s now a wealth of alternate solutions from Tamron, Sigma, Samyang, Zeiss and Sony at each factor from f/1.2 by to f/2.8. 

Will you be swapping out for Sony’s authentic 35mm GM? Permit us to grab within the suggestions beneath.

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