Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens

Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens with UV Filter Kit

Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens with UV Filter Kit

B&H # SO7030045GF (B&H Kit)
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Product Highlights

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5 to f/29
  • Two ED and Four Aspherical Elements
  • Nano AR Coating
  • Linear Autofocus Motor; Internal Focus
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Focus Hold Button; Focus Range Limiter
  • Dust- & Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Nine-Blade Circular Diaphragm
  • 72mm UV Filter
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Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 overview

  • 1Description

In addition to adding the telephoto zoom lens to your camera bag, the Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens with UV Filter Kit from B&H also includes a versatile 72mm UV filter to help protect your lens.

  • Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens

    Spanning a useful range of telephoto focal lengths, the FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS from Sony is a versatile zoom lens designed for full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. Complementing the reach, this lens' optical design incorporates four aspherical elements and two extra-low dispersion glass elements to control spherical and chromatic aberrations throughout the zoom range for increased clarity, sharpness, and color accuracy. A Nano AR coating has also been applied to individual lens elements to minimize lens flare and ghosting for increased contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions. Well-suited to a variety of telephoto needs, this zoom lens balances both a versatile focal length range along with a sophisticated optical design for maintained image quality.

    Working in concert with the optical assets, this lens also incorporates an Optical SteadyShot image stabilization mechanism that minimizes the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. Also benefitting sharpness is a linear actuator autofocus system, which offers smooth, quiet focusing performance to support both stills and movie recording applications. An internal focusing mechanism is also employed, which limits the overall length of the lens when focusing and both a focus range limiter and focus hold button facilitate more intuitive handling. Additionally, the lens is designed to be dust- and moisture resistant for use in trying conditions.

    Designed to cover a variety of telephoto perspectives, this full-frame 70-300mm E-mount lens can also be used on APS-C format cameras where it will provide an equivalent zoom range of 105-450mm.
    A variable f/4.5-5.6 aperture helps keep lens size and weight to a minimum while still offering outstanding image quality.
    Two extra-low dispersion glass elements are featured in the lens design to help reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color neutrality.
    Four aspherical elements are incorporated in the lens design to reduce astigmatism, field curvature, coma, and other monochromatic aberrations.
    Optical SteadyShot image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery when shooting handheld with slower shutter speeds. This stabilization system can also be combined with select camera's sensor-shift type image stabilization for more effective control of camera blur.
    A linear autofocus motor and internal focus design provide quick and precise autofocus performance and enables accurate and silent focusing while recording videos.
    A focus range limiter button offers faster performance when photographing moving subjects.
    Dust- and moisture-sealed design better permits working in inclement conditions and rubberized control rings benefit handling in colder temperatures.
    Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
    UPC: 027242898646
  • Hoya 72mm UV Haze NXT HMC Filter

    The Hoya 72mm UV Haze NXT HMC Filter is a general use, clear filter that helps to absorb ultraviolet light. No additional coloration or contrast is provided, allowing you to pair this filter with others.

    The UV filter is also useful as a general protective filter to leave on lenses at all times. Filters help to reduce dust and moisture from reaching your lens element and provide additional protection in case of drops or situations where scratching could occur.

    Hoya HMC filters are multi-coated for reducing flare, ghosting, and reflections on the filter surface. As a result, over 97% light transmission is possible, providing you with additional contrast and high color fidelity.

    The UV NXT filters are constructed from high quality, heat-resistant, high-transparency optical glass and a precision milled low-profile aluminum frame.

    Absorbs UV light, which can cause outdoor photos to appear hazy and indistinct
    Clear filter provides no additional coloration or contrast, allowing you to pair this filter with others.
    Works as general protection filter to reduce dust, moisture, and scratches from reaching lens elements.
    HMC multi-coating help to reduce flare, ghosting, and reflections on the filter surface for greater contrast and color fidelity. Greater than 97% light transmission is possible, providing additional contrast and high color fidelity.
    Crafted from high quality, heat-resistant, high-transparency optical glass and a precision milled low-profile aluminum frame.
    UPC: 024066055361
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Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens
    Performance
    Focal Length 70 - 300mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/4.5 - 5.6
    Minimum: f/22 - 29
    Camera Mount Type Sony E
    Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
    Angle of View 34° - 8° 10'
    Minimum Focus Distance 2.95' (90 cm)
    Magnification 0.31x
    Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:3.23
    Optical Design 16 Elements in 13 Groups
    Diaphragm Blades 9, Rounded
    Features
    Image Stabilization Yes
    Autofocus Yes
    Tripod Collar No
    Physical
    Filter Thread Front: 72 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.31 x 5.65" (84 x 143.5 mm)
    Weight 1.88 lb (854 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.6 x 4.8 x 4.8"
  • Hoya 72mm UV Haze NXT HMC Filter
    Filter Type UV
    Filter Factor 1 (0 Stop)
    Shape Circle
    Circular Size 72 mm
    Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet 72 mm
    Filter Material Glass
    Ring Material Aluminum
    Coatings Multi-Coating
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.3 x 3.6 x 0.5"

Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 reviews

FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens with UV Filter Kit is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the BEST lenses for the A6500! This lens is the sharpest I own for the Sony E-mount system. �Compares very favorably to the 70-200 GM! �Love that it shoots as a 105-450 on the A6500. �Perfect for wildlife!
Date published: 2018-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast, silent focus and sharp I just received this lens a couple of days ago and have been testing it with my Sony a7R III camera. Held unmounted, the lens seems a little awkward and heavy, but mounted on the camera and handheld, it is quite comfortable and feels natural to me. On this camera, the lens acquires focus very fast, is totally silent, and has sharpness that far exceeds my expectations. The attached sample photos are unedited except for cropping. The boat dock photo was taken using a tripod with manual focus at 650 yards - note the detail of the writing on the back of the boat. The truck photo was taken handheld with autofocus at 900 yards - the truck was moving perpendicular to the camera line of sight at approximately 30 mph. I am very happy with this lens.
Date published: 2018-03-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Has potential but have received two bad copies The lens has a nice range for its size. Construction feels solid. However, I've now gone through two bad copies where it simply won't deliver a sharp image. Between 70-135mm it is bad and between 135 to 300mm is simply awful. I've taken pictures of static objects with 1/1000 sec ISO 100 with blurred images. I've tried manually focusing. I've tried turning stabilization on/off etc. Nothing is in focus. AF locks on quickly.� I'm going to give one more copy a try and then look for an alternative.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great lens I was torn between this and the Sony 70-200 f4. �Actually bought both and for me, the 70-300 was the clear winner! �Its incredibly sharp, the extra 100mm is perfect on my sony a6500 for wildlife shots and the close focusing makes macro shots easy and fun. �Its a little heavier than I would like but I'm really loving this lens!
Date published: 2018-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super E-mount 70-300 Telephoto lens Nice moderate Telephoto lens with acceptably fast lens and wonderful fit to the Sony E-mount cameras.
Date published: 2018-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great camera/lens combination! The lens doe a a terrific job on the A7 III, producing sharp images with great, quick� focusing.
Date published: 2018-05-12
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