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Contax Vario-Sonnar T 28-70mm f/3.5 35mm Zoom
This newly designed, high quality zoom lens offers the most popular focal lengths demanded by photographers. The Vario-Sonnar 28-70 complements the design goals set for the Aria small, light-weight and very portable. Its lens barrel components are made from brass and aluminum meterials.
Submitted by VincentD a Intermediate from NEW YORK,NY,USA
Date Reviewed: March 18, 2003
Strengths: Light weight. Sharp. Balances well with the Aria or any other Contax/Yashica body.
the 28mm wide angle is very useful in many situations.
I know that it has some plastic in it but I love this lens anyway. Recently I took a one day trip to Washington DC and took my Aria and this lens. The photographs turned out quite fine. It takes a little getting used to since it is a two step zoom, different from my CZVS 35-135 Zoom which is one touch. You Zoom with one ring on the 28-70 and focus with the other. This lens also has 1to3 close focusing ratio. It is light weight but the main thing I like about this lens is the quality of the glass. The photographs come out having that warm romantic yet sharp quality that the Zeiss lenses give. I really like this lens!
Duration Product Used: 11-20 years
Price Paid: $400.00
Purchased At: Adorama
Similar Products Used: Yashica ml lenses, other Zeiss lenses.
Type of photography: Outdoor
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