Manual Lenses

If you are interested in manual lenses on the Sony a7/a9 series you have found the right place. Oh and welcome to our blog 🙂

If you are new to manual lenses we recommend that you read our beginner’s guide to manual lenses on the Sony a7 series first.

Manual Lenses on a Budget

If you are on a budget you might want to check out our list of manual <$100 lenses that perform well on the Sony a7 series. If your budget is a bit bigger we also have a guide to lenses for less than $500 which perform great on your Sony Alpha. Also helpful could be Defects in Manual Lenses and lens buying advice.

More Resources on Manual Lenses

You might also want to check out our Adapters for Manual Lenses on the Sony a7 series Guide to find the right adapter.

Leica M-mount wide angle lenses are often problematic on the Sony a7 series. Why and what you can do about it is discussed in Rangefinder wide angle lenses on A7 cameras: problems and solutions. Another solution is discussed in this review of the Kolari thin filterstack modification.

Manual Photographers Series

Many people share our passion for manual lenses and in our manual photographers series we have the privilege to feature the work of some of them.

The very best manual lenses

If you have a bigger budget you might want to check out these reviews:

System Guides

Manual Lenses | Sony Alpha