Sony boosts its full frame lens range with the bokeh-tastic FE 135mm F1.8 GM

Sony’s G Master range is designed for exceptionally high resolution and exquisite bokeh, and this new lens should be ideal for portrait and wedding photographers, sports photographers and general use. 

It’s Sony’s 31st native full-frame FE-mount lens and its 49th E-mount lens, so it has a healthy lead over the Nikon Z and Canon EOS R systems, though with Panasonic, Leica and Sigma promising 42 lenses between them by the end of 2020, Sony’s lead may not last forever.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at