Vivitar 135mm f/2.8

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This Vivitar 135mm f/2.8 is a Komine manufactured fixed-mount, manual focus, automatic lens marketed by Vivitar in the late 1970s through mid 1980s. It is a member of Vivitar's Komine diamond rubber ring family family of lenses. This family of lenses is well-documented in the book, The Vivitar Guide, by John C. Wolf.[1] The Wolf guide has this to say about the 135mm f/2.8 lens:

One of the all-time favorite Vivitars, this economical mid-range telephoto is light and fast, just right for action shooting under almost any conditions, for frame-filling portraits, and many other applications.


  • Badging: Vivitar
  • Manufacturer: Komine
  • Manufacture Date: 1976 - 1980
  • Focal Length: 135mm
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/22 w/half-stops
  • Diaphragm Type: automatic
  • Diaphragm Blades: 8
  • Filter Diameter: 55mm
  • Minimum Focus: 1.5 m (4.9 ft)
  • Mounts: Canon FD, Canon FD, Konica, M42, Minolta SR/XK, Nikon F, Olympus OM
  • Elements: 4
  • Groups: 4
  • Weight: 380 g (13.4 oz)
  • Accessories: extendible lens hood
  • Example Serial Numbers: 28008034, 28527114, 28716185, 28749896
  • Original Stock Number(s): 0214283 (U/M-42 mount)


  1. Wolf, John C. The Vivitar Guide ISBN 9780871650658