Carl Zeiss Jena DDR Flektogon MC 35/2.4

The Carl Zeiss Jena DDR Flektogon MC 35/2.4 camera glass is a manual focus photographic lens with excellent build quality. It has a 6-blade aperture and a bright aperture value, which allows for a pleasing bokeh effect. The lens is made up of multiple lens elements and has a lens coating to reduce glare and improve image quality. It was manufactured in the DDR (East Germany) during the 1970s and 1980s. The lens has a wide angle of view, making it suitable for landscape and architectural photography. It has a resolution that can produce sharp images with good contrast. The lens is available in different mounts, and there are alternative options available for different camera brands.

Optical design

Has 6 aperture blades, this number of blades are commonly used. Having rounded blades provides out of focus circle shape closer to a circle. Bright lens thanks to the high aperture value

Physical characteristics

49 mm lens filter diameter, you are one step from the next standard filter size, buy step-up ring and bigger filter but you can chose from plenty options. 61 mm long, requires consideration if you want to carry in the camera bag. Weights 236 grams so consider putting to your camera bag.

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Basic data

FormatFull frame
FocusingManual Focus
TypeWide angle


Filter (mm)49
Length (mm)61
Min focus (m)0.2
Weight (g)236
Focal Length (mm)35

Overall rating

based on 19 reviews

bokeh (4.41)

mechanical quality (4.31)

optical quality (5)

usability (4.56)

value (4.1)


1 review for Carl Zeiss Jena DDR Flektogon MC 35/2.4


    19 user rated as 4.48/5

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