This is a classic lens that should be in everyone collection. The classic Carl Zeiss Contax lenses make for excellent glass on modern cameras. Craig Marshall evaluates the Vario-Sonnar 35-70mm f/3.
4, a lens so good that it became known as a variable prime. With full frame video cameras becoming more affordable, click here for our introduction to this evaluation series of the classic Carl Zeiss Contax full frame lenses for the digital video age. My first Zeiss Contax lens review is a real leeper', the often overlooked Vario-Sonnar 35-70mm f/3. 4 constant aperture zoom. Main Features:Construction: 10 elements in 10 groupsWeight: 475gFilter thread: 67mmAngle of View (full frame) 63: Wide > 34:Tele (degrees)Why would I want one? T* coatingLightweight & CompactMinimal 'breathing' (except….