Monday, April 15, 2013

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

The Triotar is a large lens and heavy. Very sharp. Focusing is difficult.
Aperture Blades - 15 - beautiful bokeh.
Max Aperture = F4 Min aperture = F22
Pre-set control with half stops between F4 and F22
Min Focus distance is under 1.2m
Optical scheme: Triplet, 3 lenses in 3 groups
Filter thread = 49mm

Optics: ★★★★★
Sharp, sharp, sharp.

Ergonomics: ★★★☆☆
It is difficult to focus because of the size and weight of the lens. The focus ring is not precise.

Build quality: ★★★★☆
Heavy metal indestructible.

Market value / value of subjective: ★★★★☆
Less than $ 150 is a very good price.

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Here are some sample pictures.

They were made with Sony Alpha 300.
Pictures were taken with aperture F/5 ISO-100
All photos without amendment in graphics programs.

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Pictures were taken with aperture F/4 ISO-100

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 sample

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 sample

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 sample

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 sample

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 sample

Carl Zeiss Jena Triotar 135mm f4 sample