Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens

The one-lens solution for those who prefer a wide-angle field of view, the Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM is an extremely capable zoom covering ultrawide to standard wide focal lengths while offering a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture for depth of field control and low-light performance. This G Master lens is also characterized by its advanced optics, including several aspherical and low dispersion elements, to reduce chromatic and spherical aberrations for sharp, color-correct imagery with accurate spatial rendering. It also features two Direct Drive Super Sonic wave motors for quick and quiet autofocus performance and dedicated physical controls for changing focus mode or holding the focus position. Also, it features a dust- and moisture-sealed design for working in inclement conditions.

Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens
Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens

Applications: Anything that requires a wide-angle perspective will be well served by this versatile zoom, which covers ultrawide to standard wide-angle fields of view. Landscapes, reportage, travel, astrophotography, and even sports and portraiture will all benefit by the 16-35mm range and bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture.

Perks

+  Straddles ultrawide to wide-angle range

Bright f/2.8

G Master lens, advanced optics

Fast and quiet DDSSM AF motor

Weather sealed

Drawbacks

-  Zoom design can be more susceptible to vignetting and distortion than a wide-angle prime

-  Not the most lightweight or compact lens

Specs

Focal Length 16-35mm
Aperture Range f/2.8 to f/22
Optical Layout 16 elements, 13 groups (2 XA elements, 3 aspherical elements, 2 ED elements)
Coating Nano AR
Minimum Focusing Distance 11" / 28 cm
Maximum Magnification 0.19x
Diaphragm Blades 11
Image Stabilization No
Filter Size 82 mm
Dimensions 3.5 x 4.8" / 88.5 x 121.6 mm
Weight 1.5 lb / 680 g

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