At a 140mm focal length, the Sonnar T* is the first choice for pleasing head and shoulders portraits of people. The Sonnar T* 140mm lens is a general purpose telephoto lens, particularly well suited for handheld shots in travel, sports, fashion, editorial and theatrical photography.
The Contax 645 autofocus further adds tremendously to the versatility of this lens. Size and weight have been kept low to make it an ideal travel companion on scenic landscape photo assignments and calendar productions. The optical system of the Sonnar T* 140 lens was designed using the latest technology, incorporating both internal focusing and the most recent optical glass types, resulting in a telephoto lens with outstanding performance. The use of a sturdy tripod is recommended to help transmit the high image quality of the Sonnar T* 140mm lens onto film.
The Sonnar T* 140mm lens can be used with professional results even at full aperture. Image definition is so evenly distributed over the entire frame and the distortion is so well controlled that the Sonnar T* 140 lens delivers truly incredible, uncompromising quality, medium format product shots.
|Construction||5 Groups/ 7 Elements|
|Angle of view||28°|
|F stop range||f/2.8-32|
|Closest Focusing Distance||1.3m (4 feet, 4 inches)|
|Dimensions (Length x Diameter)||98 x 81mm (4.0 x 3.2")|
|Weight||685g (24.2 oz.)|
|Notes||Shutter: Focal-plane shutter in camera body - 8 seconds to 1/4000th in manual, 32 seconds to 1/4000th in Auto and Bulb|