Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube Flickr 500px
See My Reviews

Zeiss Milvus 135mm F2 Long Term Review

Dustin Abbott

March 21st, 2020

Here’s an updated long term review on what I call the “best lens that no one is using”.  The Zeiss Milvus 135mm F2 APO Sonnar is one of the best optical instruments in the world, but it is in few people’s kits.  I noted on B&H Photo that the Canon EF version I’m reviewing has only 5 user reviews (all five star, of course) despite being around for nearly four years.  In my long term video review I explore what makes this lens so great, but also the reasons why few people are using it and why even I don’t reach for it as often as what I would like.  If you want to read my original text review, you can find it here. I’m doing the video review on a Canon EOS R body, though photos in the gallery have been taken with everything from a Canon EOS R to a 6D to a Canon 5D Mark IV and even some shots adapted to Sony!  Enjoy the video review of one of my favorite lenses!

Check me out onMy Patreon:  | Google+: | Facebook: | Twitter: | Flickr: | 500px: | Sign Up for My Newsletter :

Photos of the Zeiss Milvus 135mm F2

Photos taken with the Zeiss Milvus 135mm F2

Gear Used:

Purchase the Zeiss 135mm F2 @ B&H Photo | Amazon | Amazon Canada | Amazon UK | Amazon Germany | Ebay 
Purchase the Canon EOS R @ B&H Photo | Amazon | Amazon Canada | Amazon UK | Amazon Germany | Ebay 

Peak Design Slide Lite:  Peak Design StoreB&H Photo | Amazon | Amazon Canada | Amazon UK
Peak Design Leash Strap:  Peak Design StoreB&H Photo | Amazon | Amazon Canada  | Amazon UK
BenQ SW271 4K Photo Editing Monitor – B&H Photo  | Amazon | Amazon.ca | Amazon UK
Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud 1-Year Subscription
Exposure Software X5 (Use Code “dustinabbott” to get 10% anything and everything)
Visit Dustin’s Amazon Storefront and see his favorite gear

Purchasing your gear through B&H and these links helps fund this website and keeps the articles coming. You can also make a donation here if you would like.  Visit my Amazon page for some of my gear of choice! Thank you for your support.

B&H Logo

Great News! I can now offer a 5% discount on all purchases at Amplis Foto, Canada’s Leading Photographic Supplier. Please enter discount code: AMPLIS52018DA in your cart. It is good for everything in your cart, and is stackable with other coupons, too! It will take 5% off your entire order! Proceeds go towards keeping this site going and providing you with new reviews!

Check me out on:  My Patreon  | Sign Up for My Newsletter |  Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Flickr | 500px |  Google+ |



Use Code “DUSTINHDR” to get $10 off ($15 CDN) any Skylum product:  Luminar, Aurora, or AirMagic


Keywords: Zeiss Milvus 135mm F2, Otus 135mm 2, Zeiss 135mm F2, Zeiss Milvus 135mm 2, Otus 135 Review, APO Sonnar, Milvus 135mm, Milvus 135 Review, Milvus2135, Milvus 135mm Review, Milvus 135 2 Review, Carl Zeiss, Zeiss, 135mm, F2, Canon EOS R, EOS R5, Dustin Abbott, Sample Images, Video, Video Test, review, Video review, Real World, Sony a7RIII, Sigma MC-11, Sharpness, Resolution, Bokeh

DISCLAIMER: This article and description contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.