In this Sony Alpha A-Mount Lens Guide, you will find all the lenses available for the Sony Alpha A-Mount Camera system.  I put together a quick link list for your convenience, but all the specs and features for each lens is available if you scroll down a bit.

Lens manufactures include on this page are Sony, Rokinon, Bower, Samyang, Tokina, Vivitar, Lensbaby, and Schneider. 

I created separate pages for the Sigma and Tamron A-mount lenses due to the sheer quantity they both offer. Sigma offers over 40 lenses for the Sony A-mount alone, and Tamron has around 16 or so. The other companies only have a few, but there still worth checking out for sure! Schneider for example makes one of the best lenses in the world for perspective control. Check them out when you get a few minutes if your curious and I appreciate your patients as I update this page!!

Sigma A-Mount Lens Guide Tamron A-mount Lens Guide

Simple Click the Tabs Below and Buttons Above for each manufactures A-Mount Lens Guide.

 

Sony

 

Sony Alpha (A-Mount) Lenses – Quick Link List

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SAL1118 $798 77mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL1635Z $1,998 77mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL1680Z $998 62mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL16105 $698 62mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL1650 $798 72mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL18135 $498 62mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL18250 $648 62mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL18552 $218 55mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL2470Z $1,998 77mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL2875 $898 67mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL552002 $198 55mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL55300 $298 62mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL70300G $998 62mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL70400G2 $1998 77mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL24F20Z $1,398 72mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL85F14Z $1,698 72mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL135F18Z $1,798  77mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL35F14G $1,498  55mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL300F28G2 $7498 N/A BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL100M28 $798 55mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL135F28 $1,398  72mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL16F28 $998 none BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL20F28 $748 72mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL35F18 $218  55mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL50F14 $448 55mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL50F14Z $1498 72mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL50F18 $168 49mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL50M28 $598 55mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL85F28 $298  55mm BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL500F40G $12,998 N/A BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
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SAL14TC $548  none BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
SAL20TC  $548 none BHPhoto Amazon US, CA, UK Ebay >>
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Polarizing Filters @ BH by size: 49mm, 55mm, 62mm, 67mm, 72mm, 77mm
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Magenta = Macro
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Sony A-Mount Prime Lenses

 

Sony Fisheye 16mm f/2.8 Lens – SAL16F28

Sony SAL-16F28 Fisheye 16mm f/2.8 Autofocus Lens Get a fascinating perspective on landscapes, cities, crowds and special events with the unique view of the 180° angle SAL-16F28 fish-eye lens from Sony. Crisp images in the unique perspective that only a fisheye lens can provide. A superb fisheye lens with a look all its own, a fascinating perspective on landscapes, cities, crowds and special events. With a 180° angle of view and extraordinary corner-to-corner sharpness, this lens achieves crisp, clear detail from about 8 inches to infinity. Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, it provides a 110° angle of view with 24mm focal length (35mm equivalent). A Unique View of the World: With exaggerated perspective and intriguing visual distortion, this fisheye lensbrings images closer to the focal plane for a view beyond the ability of human eye. 4 Rotating Filters: Built-in filters can be selected by simply rotating a dial on the lens, including Normal, 056 for accented contrast in B&W photos, B12 to correct color by eliminating red tones, A12 to correct color by eliminating blue tones.

Features

  • 16mm f2.8 Fisheye Lens
  • Full 180° viewing angle with intriguing distortion
  • Unique perspective only a fisheye lens can provide
  • Extraordinary corner-to-corner sharpness
  • Crisp focus from about 8 inches to infinity
  • 4 Built-In Filters: Normal, 056, B12, A12
  • Quick filter selection with a simple rotating dial
  • Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 16 mm

Specs

Construction 8 Groups/11 Elements
Angle of view 180°
F stop range 2.8-22
Closest Focusing Distance .7′
Maximum Magnification 1:6.6
Filter Size integral
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 2-5/8 x 2-15/16″
Weight 14-1/8oz.

Price: ~$998.00

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Sony 20mm f/2.8 AF Lens – SAL20F28

Sony SAL-20F28 20mm f/2.8 AF LensSee more with the Sony SAL-20F28 wide-angle lens. Its deep depth of field for complex shots maintains a sharp focus for foreground and far background scenery. A wide-angle lens with uncommon accuracy and extraordinary depth of field. It delivers a super-wide 94° angle of view, corrects visual aberrations from about 10 inches to infinity, and provides deep depth of field for complex shots that maintain sharp focus in both close foreground and far background. Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this beautiful wide-angle lens achieves a 70° angle of view with 30mm focal length (35mm equivalent).

Features

  • 20mm f2.8 Wide-Angle Lens
  • Amazing visual accuracy from 10 inches to infinity
  • Deep depth of field for extraordinary image detail
  • Coated optics for sharp clarity and definition
  • Rear focusing system for fast auto-focus response
  • Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects
  • Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 20 mm

Specs

Construction 9 Groups/10 Elements
Angle of view 94°
F stop range 2.8-22
Closest Focusing Distance .8′
Maximum Magnification 1:7.7
Filter Size 72mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 2-1/8 x 3-1/6″
Weight 10 oz.

Price: ~$748.00

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Sony AF-S Distagon T* 24mm f/2 SSM Wide Angle Lens – SAL24F20Z

Sony Distagon T* 24mm f/2 SSM Wide Angle Lens The Sony AF-S Distagon T* 24mm f/2 SSM Wide Angle Lens is for full frame format D-SLR cameras, but when used with cameras with a DX size chip it has a 36mm equivalent focal length. The lens features the highly-regarded Carl Zeiss Distagon retro-focus lens configuration designed for wide-angle lenses that is perfect for scenics, interiors, group photos in tight spaces and other subjects requiring a wide angle lens. The ultra fast f/2 wide-open aperture along with the 9-blade circular diaphragm allows you to work in low light, and with a minimum focus of 7.5″ (0.19m) the lens allows you to get in close to your subject.

This lens is distinguished by its fast response focus and extremely quiet, very smooth operation thanks to its built-in SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor), and the focus mode switch allows you to quickly change between manual and autofocus. In keeping with traditional Carl Zeiss design, the all-metal lens barrel has been finished to a very high standard resulting in a visibly high-quality appearance.

Features

  • Bright, high quality wide angle prime lens with large f/2 maximum aperture
  • Smooth, silent AF operation using high-torque SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor)
  • Superior optical design with 2 aspheric elements and 2 ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements for minimized aberration
  • 7.5″ (0.19m) minimum focus distance for close-ups
  • 9-blade circular aperture for beautiful soft background effects
  • T coating on optical surfaces ensures higher light transmission with minimal flare and ghosting
  • Focus mode switch and focus hold button

Specs

Lens Type Distagon T* 24mm F2 ZA SSM
Lens Mount Type Sony A-mount
Aperture f/2.0
Aperture (Max.) f/2.0
Aperture (Min.) f/22
Filter Diameter 72mm
Lens Groups-Elements 7 groups, 9 elements (2 aspheric surface)
Minimum Focus Distance 7.56″ (0.19m)
Aspheric Elements 2 aspheric
Depth-of-Field Yes
Distance Encoder Yes
Distance Scale Yes
Angle of View 84° (35mm) 61° (APS-C)
Aperture Blade 9 aperture blades
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) 36mm
Focus Ring in AF Mode No Rotation
Focus-hold Button Yes
Internal Motor Yes (SSM)
Lens Weight 19 5/8oz (555g)
Maximum Magnification x0.29
Dimensions (Max. Diameter x Length) 3-1/8 x 3″ / 78 x 76mm
Weight (Approx.) 19-5/8oz / 555g

Price: ~$1398.00

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Sony 30mm f/2.8 DT Macro Autofocus Lens – SAL30M28

Sony SAL-30M28 30mm f/2.8 DT AF Macro Lens forThe Sony SAL-30M28 30mm f/2.8 DT Macro Autofocus Lens is a compact and portable macro lens meant to introduce novice photographers to close-up image-making. Its cost, design, and overall size all lead the tyro to comfortably accessorize their kit lens, and begin developing a library of optics for their camera.

Note! Not compatible with 35mm or “full-frame” digital SLR cameras

Features

  • 30mm lens (45mm equivalent in full/frame 35mm format) is an “everyday” focal length with the benefits of macro-ranged optical properties.
  • Focusing down to an impressive minimum focusing distance of only 5.1″ (13cm) is aided by the inclusion of Sony’s Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) smoothly driving the lens system.
  • 1:1 subject to projection size ratio gives life-size renditions of photographed elements.

Specs

Aperture (Max.) f/2.8
Aperture (Min.) f/22
Filter Diameter 49mm
Focal Length APS-C 35mm eqv. 45mm
Focus Front focus SAM (Smooth AF motor)
Minimum Focus Distance 0.4ft (0.13m)
Compatibility Sony a DSLR cameras
Warranty Sony 1 year parts and labor limited warranty

Price: ~$175.00

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Sony DT 35mm f/1.8 SAM Lens – SAL35F18

Sony DT 35mm f/1.8 SAM LensThe Sony DT 35mm f/1.8 SAM Lens is designed for D-SLR cameras with DX-format sensors, so the lens has a 52.5mm equivalent focal length. This is perfect for snapshots and portraits under a wide range of shooting conditions. The ultra fast f/1.8 wide-open aperture along with the 7-blade circular diaphragm allows you to work in low light, and with a minimum focus distance of 9.05″ (0.23m) the lens allows you to get in close to your subject.

Whatever the subject, the internal Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) ensures responsive and fluid autofocus operation, and the focus mode switch allows you to quickly switch between autofocus and manual. The lens is part of the ‘Easy Choice’ series, offering photographers of all levels great value, with a compact and lightweight lens. The DT 35mm f/1.8 SAM weighs just 6 oz (170g), so it can be added to your lens arsenal without increasing the weight of your camera bag.

Features

  • DT lens design optimized for cameras with APS-C sensor light
  • The lens is compact, lightweight, and easy to carry
  • Bright, very wide f/1.8 aperture portrait lens, also suitable for low-light shooting and general/snapshot applications
  • Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) for smooth AF operation
  • Focus mode switch allows you to quickly change from auto focus to manual

Specs

Lens Type Wide Angle & Wide Angle Zoom
Lens Mount Type Sony A-mount
Aperture f/1.8
Aperture (Max.) f/1.8
Aperture (Min.) f/22
Filter Diameter 55 mm
Lens Groups-Elements 5 groups, 6 elements
Minimum Focus Distance 9.6″ (0.23m)
Distance Encoder Yes
Distance Scale Yes
Angle of View 44° (APS-C)
Aperture Blade 7 aperture blades (circular)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) 52.5mm
Internal Motor Yes (SAM)
Maximum Magnification x 0.25
Weight 6.00 oz (170 g)

Price: ~$220.00

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Sony 35mm f/1.4G Lens – SAL35F14G

Sony SAL-35F14G Wide Angle 35mm f/1.4G Autofocus Lens The Sony SAL-35F14G 35mm f/1.4G Lens is a fast, high-quality wide-angle lens that features aspherical design to correct for distortion, reduce spherical aberration, and to generally achieve sharper image quality. Features like rounded aperture blades, a floating element design, focus hold button, and its large f/1.4 aperture all make this lens the ideal choice for press photography, tight group pictures, and general outdoor photography. In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony ? (alpha) camera, this lens captures bright, steady images even when working with a hand-held camera in very low light.

Features

  • Ultra-Bright f1.4 Aperture:
  • In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens captures bright, steady images even working with hand-held camera in very low light.
  • Glass-Molded Aspherical Lens:
  • Improves optical stability and precision in creating sharper, more visually accurate images with minimal distortion even at fully open aperture.
  • Focus Hold Button:
  • For full creative control, a focus hold button located on the lens can lock auto-focusing.
  • Auto Clutch:
  • In auto-focus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate, which improves handling ease.

Specs

Model SAL-35F14G
Maximum Aperture f1.4
Minimum Aperture f22
Optical Construction 8 elements (1 aspheric) in 10 groups
Angle of View 35mm Equivalent: 63 deg
APS: 44 deg
Minimum Focus Distance 1 ft (30 cm)
Maximum Magnification: 0.2X
Number of Diaphragm Blades 9 aperture blades
Filter Size 55 mm
Mount G-Series
Weight 1 lb 2 oz (510 g)
Diameter x Length 2-3/4″ x 3″ (69 mm x 76 mm)

Price: ~$1498.00

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Sony 50mm f/1.4 Lens – SAL50F14

SAL-50F14Enjoy the flexibility the Sony SAL-50F14 lens offers. Great for candid shots, this lens delivers stunning clarity even when the aperture is fully open. An ultra-bright standard lens for fast, accurate shooting by available light. For quick candid shots that capture “the decisive moment,” this lens provides superb clarity and visual accuracy even with fully open aperture when working indoors or in low-light and twilight conditions. Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens provides midrange telephoto 75mm focal length (35mm equivalent), and takes advantage of the in-camera Super SteadyShot image stabilization system to minimize blur from shaky hands.

Features

  • 50mm f/1.4 Standard Lens
  • Ultra-bright f1.4 aperture for low-light shots
  • Excellent for hand-held shooting without flash
  • Superb image sharpness and detail
  • Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects
  • Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 50 mm

Specs

Construction 6 Groups/7 Elements
Angle of view 47°
F stop range 1.4-22
Closest Focusing Distance 1.5′
Maximum Magnification 1:6.66
Filter Size 55mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 1-1/2 x 2-9/16″
Weight 8-5/16 oz.

Price: ~$450.00

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Sony 50mm f/1.8 DT Autofocus Lens – SAL50F18

Sony SAL-50F18 50mm f/1.8 DT AF LensThe Sony SAL-50F18 boasts a large aperture which makes it easy to get great-looking portrait shots. The SAL50F18 is one of the first fixed focal length lenses in the DT series, which is designed exclusively for a DSLRs that use an APS-C type sensor. Make the move from the standard zoom and explore the world of portrait photography with the SAL-50F18 lens for your a DSLR camera.

Note: Not compatible with 35mm or “full-frame” digital SLR cameras

Features

  • SteadyShot INSIDE In-Camera Image Stabilization: A major reason for its compact, lightweight lens design is the benefit of SteadyShot INSIDE in-camera image stabilization, enabling lenses to eliminate the extra weight and expense of in-lens stabilization mechanisms
  • DT Lens Design: A more compact, lightweight lens designed specifically for the APS-size CCD imager used in some Sony a (alpha) DSLR cameras
  • Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM): The built-in Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) eliminates the need to use a mechanical coupling system in the camera body to transfer auto focus (AF) drive power and control signals to the lens
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass: To reduce chromatic aberration at telephoto extension, correcting certain wavelengths of light for sharp, clear images with well defined colors
  • Circular Aperture: Because aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect

Specs

Aperture (Max.) f/1.8
Aperture (Min.) f/22
Blades 7 blade circular aperture
Filter Diameter 49mm
Focal Length APS-C 35mm eqv. 75mm
Focus Front focus SAM (Smooth AF motor)
Lens Groups-Elements 6 Elements / 5 Group
Minimum Focus Distance 1.1ft (0.34m)
Dimensions (Approx.) 2-6/8″ x 1-6/8″ (70 x 45mm)
Weight (Approx.) 6oz (170g)
Warranty Sony 1 year limited warranty

Price: ~$170.00

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Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens – SAL50M28

Sony SAL-50M28 Normal AF D 50mm f/2.8 Macro Autofocus Lens Get incredibly close to small subjects with the Sony SAL-50M28 macro lens. It allows you to easily capture the most subtle details with spectacular clarity. A compact macro-focus lens that covers the full range from life-size to infinity. “Life size” macro imaging means that the image you capture is the same size as the subject in reality, giving you spectacularly sharp photos of insects, flowers, gemstones, postage stamps and other small nature subjects and collectibles. Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens provides a 75mm focal length (35mm equivalent), which means it can also be used as a standard and midrange telephoto lens. You can get closer to your subject to capture low-angle shots of insects, flowers and other natural wonders, and broad depth of field lets you keep backgrounds in focus too. In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens captures bright, steady images even working with hand-held camera in low light. Excellent optical precision gives your shots greater visual accuracy for close analysis of your subject. Speeds auto-focus response by limiting the range of distances that are brought into focus, Close-up Range, or Telephoto Range. For full creative control, a focus hold button located on the lens can lock auto-focusing. In auto-focus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate — which improves handling ease. Because aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect.

Features

  • 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens
  • Sharp macro focusing for close-up subjects
  • Bright f2.8 aperture for low-light shots
  • High contrast, high-resolution image quality
  • Focus Range Limiter for faster auto-focusing
  • Focus Hold button for full creative control
  • Circular Aperture:
  • Auto Clutch to stop manual focus ring rotation
  • Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects
  • Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 50 mm

Specs

Construction 6 Groups/7 Elements
Angle of view 47°
F stop range 2.8-32
Closest Focusing Distance .65′
Maximum Magnification 1:1
Filter Size 55mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 2.4″ (60mm) x 2.8″ (71.5mm)
Weight 10-5/16 oz.

Price: ~$575.00

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Sony 85mm f/2.8 SAM Mid-range Telephoto Lens – SAL85F28

Sony 85mm f/2.8 SAM Mid-range Telephoto Lens The Sony 85mm f/2.8 SAM Mid-range Telephoto Lens is for full frame format D-SLR cameras, but when used with cameras with a DX size chip it has a 127.5mm equivalent focal length. This is perfect for portraiture because of the natural perspective that it provides. The Sonnar-type optical design is ideal for mid-range telephoto lenses. The fast f/2.8 wide-open aperture along with the 7-blade circular diaphragm allows you to work in low light, and produces a beautiful soft background effect. With a minimum focus distance of 23.6″ (0.6m) the lens allows you to get in close to your subject.

The internal Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) ensures responsive and fluid autofocus operation, and the focus mode switch allows you to quickly switch between autofocus and manual. The lens is part of the ‘Easy Choice’ series, offering photographers of all levels great value, with a compact and lightweight lens. The 85mm f/2.8 SAM weighs just 6.17 oz (175g), so it can be added to your lens arsenal without increasing the weight of your camera bag.

Features

  • Superb Sharpness at Fully Open Aperture: In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this superb Carl Zeiss lens achieves pinpoint sharpness – even working with hand-held camera by available light.
  • Focus Hold Button: For full creative control, a focus hold button located on the lens can lock auto-focusing even in continuous advance mode – and focus lock can also be set on the spot-focus center frame area.
  • Smooth Backgrounds: Smooth, visually pleasing out-of-focus backgrounds give portraits and close-ups an extra dimension of beauty.
  • Excellent Contrast Reproduction: Precision optical design and advanced T coatings help to reduce flare and increase contrast.
  • Auto Clutch: In auto-focus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate – and in manual focusing, you’ll have a solid, hands-on feel.

Specs

Lens Type Standard & Medium Telephoto
Lens Mount Type Sony A-mount
Aperture f/2.8
Aperture (Max.) f/2.8
Aperture (Min.) f/22
Filter Diameter 55 mm
Lens Groups-Elements 4 groups, 5 elements
Minimum Focus Distance 24″ (0..6m)
Distance Encoder Yes
Distance Scale Yes
Angle of View 29deg (35mm), 19deg (APS-C)
Aperture Blade 7 aperture blades (circular)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) 127.5 mm
Internal Motor Yes (SAM)
Maximum Magnification x 0.2

Price: ~$274.00

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Sony 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* Autofocus Lens – SAL85F14Z

Sony SAL-85F14Z 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* Autofocus LensThe Sony SAL-85F14Z 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* Autofocus Lens is an ultra-bright lens with a wide-open maximum aperture of f/1.4. In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony ? (alpha) DSLR camera, this lens will provide excellent results even when hand-holding the camera by available light. With a 35mm-equivalent 127mm focal length (when used on Sony Alpha series cameras with the APS-C size sensor) plus the ability to focus tightly on objects closer than 3′ away, this lens is ideal for capturing intimate or low-light portraits, fashion shots, and quick candid photographs with superior visual accuracy. The 9-blade circular aperture contributes to smooth rendition of defocused highlights, such as blurred points of sunlight coming through foliage.

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Features

  • Superb Sharpness at Fully Open Aperture:
  • In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this superb Carl Zeiss lens achieves pinpointsharpness, even working with hand-held camera by available light.
  • Excellent Contrast Reproduction:
  • Precision optical design and advanced T* coatings help to reduce flare and increase contrast.
  • Smooth Backgrounds:
  • Smooth, visually pleasing out-of-focus backgrounds give portraits and close-ups an extra dimension of beauty.
  • Focus Hold Button:
  • For full creative control, a focus hold button located on the lens can lock auto-focusing even in continuous advance mode, and focus lock can also be set on the spot-focus center frame area.
  • Auto Clutch:
  • In auto-focus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate, and in manual focusing, you ll have a solid, hands-on feel

Specs

Type Carl Zeiss® Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 Telephoto Lens
Smooth, visually pleasing background effects
Design Professional performance for portraits and close-ups
Optics T* Coating to reduce flare and increase contrast
Focusing Focus Hold button for full creative control
Auto Clutch to stop manual focus ring rotation
Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 85 mm
APS: 127.5 mm
Angle of View 35mm Equivalent: 19 deg
APS: 29 deg
Min Focus Distance 2′ 10″ (85 cm)
Aperture Maximum f1.4
Aperture Minimum f22
Maximum Magnification 0.13x
Lens Construction 8 elements in 7 groups with 9 aperture blades
Filter Diameter 72 mm
Lens Dimensions 3-1/4″ x 2-7/8″ (81.5 mm x 72.5 mm)
Lens Weight 1 lb 3.75 oz (560 g)

Price: ~$1698.00

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Sony 100mm f/2.8 AF Macro Autofocus Lens –  SAL100M28

Sony 100mm f/2.8 AF Macro Autofocus LensGet incredibly close to small subjects with the Sony SAL-100M28 macro lens. Its superb clarity gives you professional results in almost any shooting situation. The superb macro-focus lens for both close-up and distant subjects. This versatile macro-focus lens covers a wide range of photographic applications, from close-up nature subjects to midrange telephoto shots, making it ideal to carry on location or in the field. Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, it provides a 150mm focal length (35mm equivalent), and its superb sharpness and clarity give you professional results in every shooting situation. You can get closer to your subject to capture low-angle shots of insects, flowers and other natural wonders, and broad depth of field lets you keep backgrounds in focus too. In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens captures bright, steady images even working with hand-held camera in low light. Excellent optical precision gives your shots greater visual accuracy for close analysis of your subject. Speeds auto-focus response by limiting the range of distances that are brought into focus, Close-up Range, or Telephoto Range. For full creative control, a focus hold button located on the lens can lock auto-focusing. In auto-focus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate, which improves handling ease. Because aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect.

Features

  • 100mm f/2.8 Macro Lens
  • Excellent for close-ups and telephoto shots
  • Bright f2.8 aperture for good results in low light
  • High contrast, high-resolution image quality
  • Focus Range Limiter for faster auto-focusing
  • Focus Hold button for full creative control
  • Circular Aperture:
  • Auto Clutch to stop manual focus ring rotation
  • Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects
  • Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 100 mm

Specs

Construction 8 Groups/8 Elements
Angle of view 24°
F stop range 2.8-32
Closest Focusing Distance 6.34″
Maximum Magnification 1:1
Filter Size 55mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 3-7/8 x 2-13/16″
Weight 18 oz.

Price: ~$799.00

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Sony 135mm f/1.8 Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* AF Lens – SAL135F18Z

Sony SAL-135F18Z 135mm f/1.8 Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* Autofocus SLR Lens The Sony SAL-135F18Z 135mm f/1.8 Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* AF Lens is an ultra-bright lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.8. In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony ? (alpha) DSLR camera, this lens will provide excellent results even when hand-holding the camera by available light. With a 35mm-equivalent 202.5mm focal length (when used on the Sony Alpha camera) plus the ability to focus tightly on objects closer than 3′ away, this lens can cover an amazing range of photographic assignments. The 9-blade circular aperture contributes to smooth rendition of defocused highlights, such as blurred points of sunlight coming through foliage.

  • Internal lens elements move to increase auto-focus speed to help you catch quick action.
  • Two ED Glass lenses minimize flare and greatly reduce chromatic aberration, giving you sharp, clear telephoto shots.

Features

  • Ultra-Bright Images:
  • At fully open f/1.8 aperture (the best in its class), this high-performance 135mm lens creates amazingly bright telephoto images.
  • Superb Sharpness:
  • In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens gives you excellent results even working with hand-held camera by available light.
  • Close-up Focusing:
  • You can capture professional-quality images of both faraway scenes and objects closer than three feet.
  • Internal Focusing System:
  • Internal lens elements move to increase auto-focus speed to help you catch quickaction
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass:
  • Two ED Glass lenses minimize flare and greatly reduce chromatic aberration, giving you sharp, clear telephoto shots.

Specs

Type Carl Zeiss® Sonnar® T* 135mm f/1.8 Telephoto
Elements 2 ED Glass elements for sharp clear long shots
Focusing Close-up focusing capability (less than 3′)
Internal Focusing to speed auto-focus response
Superb sharpness with Sony Super SteadyShot system
Aperture Wide aperture for amazingly bright telephoto shots
Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 135 mm
APS: 202.5 mm
Angle of View 35mm Equivalent: 18 deg
APS: 12 deg
Min Focus Distance 2ft 5in (72 cm)
Aperture Maximum f1.8
Aperture Minimum f22
Maximum Magnification 0.25X
Lens Construction 11 elements in 9 groups with 9 aperture blades
Filter Diameter 77 mm
Lens Dimensions 3-1/2in x 4-5/8in (88.5 mm x 115 mm)
Lens Weight 2 lb 5 oz (1050 g)

Price: ~$1798.00

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Sony STF 135mm f/2.8 [T4.5] Manual Focus Lens –  SAL135F28

Sony SAL-135F28 135mm f/2.8 [T 4.5] Manual Focus SLR Lens Create smooth, aesthetically pleasing out-of-focus backgrounds that make sharp-focus subjects stand out more vividly with the Sony SAL-135F28 special purpose lens. A unique telephoto lens for smooth, natural focus effects in foreground and background. This advanced STF (Smooth Transition Focus) telephoto lens incorporates an apodization optical element that distributes light rays to create smooth, aesthetically pleasing out-of-focus backgrounds that make sharp-focus subjects stand out more vividly. Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens provides a 200mm focal length (35mm equivalent).

Features

  • Smooth Transmission Focus:
  • While subjects remain in sharp focus, out-of-focus backgrounds or foregrounds are blurred smoothly and evenly with gradation that thickens toward the edges ofthe frame for a pleasing aesthetic effect.
  • Transmissive Brightness:
  • After light passes through the apodization element, the lens aperture of f2.8 yields a T (transmissive brightness) equivalent of 4.5; a manual aperture ring can adjust T setting from 4.5 to 6.7.
  • Wide Focus Ring:
  • The dedicated manual focusing system is controlled by a wide focus ring that’s comfortable to hold and gives you a solid, hands-on feel for pinpoint focusing of your subject.
  • Circular Aperture:
  • Because aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect.

Specs

Type 135mm f/2.8 (T4.5) STF Telephoto Lens
Design Smooth Transmission Focus system for pleasing effect
Apodization Lens Element smoothes out-of-focus areas
Subjects stand out vividly against smooth, even backgrounds
Focusing Manual focusing with comfortable wide focus ring
Aperture Circular Aperture gives spot-light sources a circular shape
Manual aperture ring adjusts from T 4.5 to T 6.7
Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 135 mm
APS: 202.5 mm
Angle of View 35mm Equivalent: 18 deg
APS: 12 deg
Min Focus Distance 2.85 ft (87 cm)
Aperture Maximum f2.8 (T=4.5)
Aperture Minimum f31 (T=f32)
Maximum Magnification 0.25X
Lens Construction 6 elements in 8 groups with 9 aperture blades
Filter Diameter 72 mm
Lens Dimensions 3-1/8″ x 3-7/8″ (80 x 99 mm)
Lens Weight 1 lb 9-3/4 oz (730 g)

Price: ~$1398.00

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Sony 300mm f/2.8 APO G SSM Lens – SAL300F28G

Sony SAL-300F28G 300mm f/2.8 APO G SSM LensThe Sony SAL-300F28G 300mm f/2.8 APO G SSM Lens is a professional level telephoto lens with wide aperture and fast auto-focus response. Its 35mm-equivalent range of 450mm, a fast f/2.8 aperture and quiet, high-speed SSM (SuperSonic-Wave Motor) auto-focus precision makes it ideal for long-distance sports and wildlife photography. With a full range of functions geared to the professional photographer, this lens provides sharp, color-free images across the entire film area at all apertures. High-quality multi-coatings and internal baffles increase transmittance and reduce flare to preserve contrast. The heart of this zoom lens is the finest optical glass reserved for all G-series lenses. This lens uses thirteen finely crafted elements, including three AD (anomalous dispersion) lenses, to virtually eliminate aberrations and curvature of field.

Features

  • SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor):
  • A built-in lens motor for faster automatic focusing with high torque at low speed, quick start/stop response, and quiet, smooth operation.
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass:
  • Three precision ED Glass lenses correct chromatic aberrations to provide extremely sharp telephoto images distant subjects as well as dramatic sports close-ups.
  • Internal Focusing System:
  • Internal lens elements move, so the overall length does not change — creating an auto-focus zoom lens that doesn t affect the balance of your camera.
  • 2 DMF (Direct Manual Focus) Modes:
  • Allow you to quickly revert to manual focus by just turning the manual focus ring of the lens.
  • Versatile Focus Hold:
  • Four focus hold buttons in different lens locations, plus electronic slider focus range selector switch.
  • Lightweight Design:
  • A strong, light magnesium lens barrel makes shooting more comfortable even on long wildlife or sports assignments.

Specs

Type G Series 300mm f/2.8 G Super Telephoto
Design SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) for fast auto-focus
Modes 2 DMF (Direct Manual Focus) Modes
Elements 3 ED Glass Elements for greater visual accuracy
Focusing Fast Internal Focusing, lens length does not change
Versatile focus hold with 4 buttons on lens
Electronic slider focus range selector switch
Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 300 mm
APS: 450 mm
Angle of View 35mm Equivalent: 8 deg 10′
APS: 5 deg – 20′
Min Focus Distance 6.7 ft (2.0 m)
Aperture Maximum f2.8
Aperture Minimum f32
Maximum Magnification 0.18x
Lens Construction 13 elements in 12 groups with 9 aperture blades
Filter Diameter 42 mm (internal)
Lens Dimensions 5-16″ x 9-3/8″ (122 mm x 242.5 mm)
Lens Weight 5 lb 5 oz (2.31 kg)

Price: ~$6998.00

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Sony 500mm f/4.0 G Lens – SAL500F40G

Sony SAL500F40G 500mm f/4.0 Super Telephoto LensSony’s SAL 500mm f/4.0 G Lens is a very long telephoto lens with a very fast f/4.0 aperture that puts you right into the action for sports or nature photography. It features three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements and Nano AR lens coatings that fight flare, maintain excellent contrast, and reduce internal reflections. When you’re shooting sports or nature subjects, you’re always fighting the elements, and this lens does its part–it has interlocking weather-resistant seals in and around the focusing ring and other vulnerable points to protect against moisture, dust and grit. The 500mm f/4.0 is compatible with the Sony SteadyShot in-camera image stabilization system, and it has a Super Sonic Wave Motor (SSM) with a drive circuit four times as fast as previous versions. The autofocus is fast and quiet. When used with a compatible APS-C format DSLR, the equivalent focal length of this lens is a whopping 750mm.

Features

  • SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor): A built-in lens motor for faster automatic focusing with high torque at low speed, quick start/stop response and quiet, smooth operation
  • High Performance AF: Newly developed circuit board in the internal focusing mechanism achieves approx. 4x faster object tracking performance during auto-focusing than lenses using conventional circuit boards. This speed makes the lens perfect for capturing fast moving subjects
  • Nano AR Coating: Sony’s Nano AR Coating with nano-precision structure contributes to high-quality images with reduced ghosting and flare. This technology features aligned microscopic asperities that reduce the effects of the reflective interfacial boundary on the surface of the lens
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass: Three precision ED Glass lenses correct chromatic aberrations to provide extremely sharp telephoto images distant subjects as well as dramatic sports close-ups
  • Internal Focusing System: Internal lens elements move, so the overall length does not change — creating an auto-focus zoom lens that doesn’t affect the balance of your camera
  • 2 DMF (Direct Manual Focus) Modes: Allow you to quickly revert to manual focus by just turning the manual focus ring of the lens
  • Versatile Focus Hold: Four focus hold buttons in different lens locations, plus electronic slider focus range selector switch
  • Dust and moisture resistance: The dust and moisture resistance design makes this lens appropriate for heavy-duty outdoor use, especially when combined with a DSLR that employs weather resistant measures
  • Lightweight Design: A strong, light magnesium lens barrel makes shooting more comfortable even on long wildlife or sports assignments

Specs

Lens Type Super Telephoto
Aperture (Max.) f/4.0
Aperture (Min.) f/32
Filter Diameter 42mm (internal)
Lens Groups-Elements 10 groups, 11 elements
Minimum Focus Distance 13′ 2″ (4.0m)
Distance Encoder Yes
Distance Scale Yes
Non-rotating Focusing Ring Yes
SSM Focusing Built-in
Tele-converter Compatibility: 1.4x Yes
Tele-converter Compatibility: 2.0x Yes
Aperture Blade 9 blades
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) APS: 750mm (35mm Equivalent: 500mm)
Focus-hold Button Yes
Magnification x 0.135
Dimensions (Approx.) 5-1/2 x 14-7/16″ (140 x 367.5mm)
Weight (Approx.) 7 lbs 10 oz (3460g)

Price: ~$12999.00

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Sony 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 DT Lens – SAL1118

Sony 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 DT Lens - SAL1118The Sony SAL-1118 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 DT Lens offers the capability to focus quickly and zoom from super-wide-angle to wide-angle. This lens captures interior scenes with greater flexibility and handles fast action in close environments. Its DT design is ideally suited for the APS-size CCD imager sensor of most Sony ? (alpha) cameras, and its 35mm-equivalent zoom range of 16.5mm to 27mm gives you wide latitude in framing and composition.

Features

  • DT 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 Super Wide Zoom
  • Aspherical Lens Elements for wide-angle accuracy
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass for sharp, accurate colors
  • Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects
  • DT Lens Design for optimum DSLR performance
  • Excellent wide-angle to long telephoto shots
  • Fast Internal Focusing, lens length does not change

Specs

Construction 12 Groups/15 Elements
Includes one AD (anomalous dispersion) glass elements and three Aspheric elements.
Angle of view 104° – 76°
F stop range Maximum: f/4.5(11mm)-5.6(18mm)
Minimum: f/22(11mm)-29(18mm)
Blades: 7-blade circular
Closest Focusing Distance 9.6″ / 0.25m
Maximum Magnification 1:8
Filter Size 77mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 3.2″ x 3.3″ / 80.5mm x 83mm
Weight 12.7 oz. /360 g
Notes Lens hood: Petal-type hood with bayonet mount
Focus: AF motor: Camera body (coupler)

Price: ~$799.00

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Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Autofocus Lens – SAL1635Z

Sony SAL-1635Z 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* AF SLR LensThe Sony Ultra-wide angle 35mm to 16mm wide angle to the area to cover the open F value of 2.8, large-diameter wide-angle lens. 3 pieces of non-spherical lens and one Super ED glass, ED glass to use one, T coated optical system to compensate for various aberrations well. Drawing from the opening characteristics superior peripheral brightness and contrast sharp image quality can be obtained. In addition, the circular aperture Blur by the beautiful taste, built-in lens SSM (ultrasonic motor) in rapid order by a highly attractive AF. It has high magnification up to 0.24 times the ability to achieve near-shooting. Landscape, snaps, indoor shooting shoot wide range of genres and works effectively.

Features

  • Very high quality, wide aperture zoom lens covering wide angle to medium telephoto
  • Smooth, silent AF operation using high-torque SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor)
  • 17 lens elements in 13 groups, including 3 aspherical elements and 2 ED glass elements: delivers optical performance equivalent to fixed focal length lenses
  • Clear, sharp description with minimized spherical aberration at telephoto end
  • T coating on optical surfaces ensures higher light transmission with minimal flare and ghosting

Specs

35mm equivalent focal length 24-53 (when used with APS-C sensor camera)
Lens Groups-Elements 13-17
Angle of View 107-63 (attached to 35mm-format camera; degrees)
Angle of View 83-44 (attached to APS-C-format camera; degrees)
Aperture Blades 9
Circular Aperture Yes
Min. Aperture 22
Min. Focus 0.28 m
Max. Magnification 0.24
Filter Diameter 77mm
Dimension (Max. Diameter x Length) 83 ® 114 mm
Weight 900 g
Warranty Sony warranty

Price: ~$1998.00

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Sony 16-50mm f/2.8 Standard Zoom Lens – SAL1650

Sony 16-50mm f/2.8 Standard Zoom LensThe Sony 16-50mm f/2.8 Standard Zoom Lens is a compact DT lens that fits APS-C sensor cameras with the Sony A-mount. In addition to the wide-angle to mid-range telephoto zoom, the lens features a large 2.8 aperture. Extra-low dispersion glass works to reduce ghosting, flare, and chromatic aberration, while asperhical lens elements also correct aberrations at wide-angles.

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Features

  • DT Lens Design 
    A more compact lens designed specifically for use with APS-C sizesensors
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass 
    To reduce chromatic aberration at telephoto extension, correcting certain wavelengths of light for sharp, clear images with well defined colors.
  • Wide f/2.8 aperture 
    The SAL1650 features a large f/2.8 aperture for fast responseand superb depth-of-field.
  • Circular Aperture 
    Because aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openingsused for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect.
  • Aspherical Lens Elements 
    To correct visual aberrations at wide-angle setting, enabling a lightweight lens to capture more visually accurate wide-angle shots.

Specs

Lens Mount Type Sony A-mount
Aperture (Max.) F2.8
Aperture (Min.) f/22
Filter Diameter 72mm
Lens Groups-Elements 13 groups, 16 elements
Minimum Focus Distance 1′ (30cm)
Distance Encoder Yes
Angle of View 83 – 32 Degree
Aperture Blade 7 blades (Circular aperture)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) APS: 24-75mm (35mm Equivalent: 16-50mm)
Lens Weight 20.4 oz (577g)
Maximum Magnification 0.2x
Dimensions (Approx.) 3-1/4 x 3-1/2″ (81 x 88mm)

Price: ~$798.00

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Sony 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* DT Autofocus Lens – SAL-1680Z

Sony SAL-1680Z 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* DT Autofocus Lens

The Sony 16-80mm lens is my favorite Sony lens that I’ve used to date. It has a killer focal range that covers pretty much and shooting situation you can run into. The perfect walk around lens in my opinion and the price to Value is excellent.

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Features

  • 5X Zoom Range:
  • Smaller and lighter, it s the only 5X zoom lens designed specifically for the APS-size CCD imager used in the Sony® a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera.
  • Glass-Molded Aspherical Lens Elements:
  • Two glass-molded aspherical lens elements correct visual aberrations and improvepicture quality across the entire zoom range.
  • Circular Aperture:
  • Because aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect.
  • Auto Clutch:
  • In auto-focus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate, and in manual focusing, a wider focus ring provides a solid, hands-on feel.

Specs

Type Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* DT 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Zoom
Superb performance from wide-angle to telephoto
Design 5X Zoom designed specifically for DSLR APS-size CCD
Optics T* Coating to reduce flare and increase contrast
Elements 2 Glass-Molded Aspherical Lenses for extra precision
Focusing Auto Clutch to stop manual focus ring rotation
Wide focus ring for a solid feel in manual focusing
Aperture Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects
Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 16 mm – 80 mm
APS: 24 mm – 120 mm
Angle of View 35mm Equivalent: N/A
APS: 83 deg 20′
Min Focus Distance 2.4″ (62 mm)
Aperture Maximum f3.5 – 4.5
Aperture Minimum f22 – 29
Maximum Magnification 0.24x
Lens Construction 14 elements in 10 groups with 7 aperture blades
Filter Diameter 62 mm
Lens Dimensions 2-7/8″ x 3-3/8′ (72 mm x 83 mm)
Lens Weight 15.5 oz (440 g)

Price: ~$998.00

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Sony DT 16-105mm f/3.5-5.6(D) Autofocus Lens – SAL16105

Sony SAL-16105 AF DT 16-105mm f/3.5-5.6(D) Autofocus LensThe Sony DT 16-105mm f/3.5-5.6(D) Autofocus Lens is a compact, wide-angle to telephoto zoom lens specifically designed for the Sony Alpha and Minolta Digital SLR cameras. Optics have been optimized for a small diameter image circle in order to work with the APS-C size CCD used with digital SLR cameras. When used with a digital SLR camera, the equivalent focal length for this lens is 24-157mm, ideal for capturing faraway subjects, sports events, dramatic landscapes and intimate close-ups.

Features

Designed to take advantage of APS-size CCD imagers like the Exmor sensor of the Sony® a(alpha) DSLR-A700 camera, this amazingly compact premium zoom lens provides superior all-around performance. Its 35mm-equivalent range of 24mm wide-angle to 157.5mm telephoto is perfect for capturing faraway subjects, sports events, dramatic landscapes and intimate close-ups.

Internal Focusing System

• Internal lens elements move, so the overall length does not change, creating alens that focuses more quickly and doesn’t alter its balance.

Sophisticated Multi-Element Design

• 16 lens elements in 13 groups correct visual aberrations across the entire zoom range and help reduce weight.

ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass 

• ED Glass lens elements minimize flare and greatly reduce chromatic aberration, giving you sharp, clear shots even at full telephoto extension.

Circular Aperture 

• Because aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect.

Specs

Type Wide-Range Zoom Lens
Minimum Focusing Distance: 1′ 4″ (40cm)
Focusing: Internal Focusing System
Focal length: APS: 16-105mm (35mm Equivalent: 24-157.5mm)
Maximum Aperture f/3.5 – 5.6
Minimum Aperture f/22 – 36
Lens Construction 11 groups, 15 elements
2 Aspheric Elements (2 surface)
Maximum Magnification Ratio x 0.23
Filter Diameter 62mm
Diaphragm Blades 7 aperture blades
Warranty Sony
Other Distance Scale / Distance Encoder

Price: ~$698.00

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Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DT AF Zoom Lens – SAL1855/BQ

Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DT AF Zoom LensThis Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DT AF Zoom Lens is usually the first and sometimes the only lens a Sony Alpha camera owner will buy. This “kit” lens has an equivalent focal length of 27-82.5mm in the 35mm/full-frame standard. In other words, this is an inexpensive, compact wide angle to short telephoto zoom for the emerging photographer.

Features

  • Treat yourself to this lightweight standard zoom lens with smooth and silent Auto Focus operation
  • It offers a versatile, all-purpose range for beautiful shots on your a DSLR camera
  • 27-82.5mm in the 35mm/full-frame standard

Specs

Aperture (Max.) f/3.5-5.6
Aperture (Min.) f/22-36
Aspheric Elements 2
Blades 7 blade circular aperture
Filter Diameter 55mm
Focal Length APS-C 35mm eqv. 27mm to 82.5mm
Focus Front focus SAM (Smooth AF motor)
Lens Groups-Elements 8 elements, 7 groups
Minimum Focus Distance 0.82ft (0.25m)
Dimensions (Approx.) 2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ (69.5 x 69mm)
Weight (Approx.) 7-4/8″ (210g)
Warranty Sony 1 year limited warranty

Price: ~$220.00

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Sony DT 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6(D) – SAL1870

Sony SAL-1870 AF DT 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6(D) Autofocus LensThe SAL-1870 AF DT 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6(D) lens from Sony is a compact, wide-angle to mid-telephoto zoom lens specifically designed for the Sony Alpha and Minolta Digital SLR cameras. Optics have been optimized for a small diameter image circle in order to work with the APS-C size CCD used with digital SLR cameras. When used with a digital SLR camera, the equivalent focal length for this lens is 27-105mm, ideal for snapshots, portraits, interiors and more – an excellent all-around lens to travel with.

Features

  • DT 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6 Standard Zoom
  • DT Lens Design for optimum DSLR performance
  • Superb wide-angle to mid-range telephoto shots
  • Aspherical Lens Elements for wide-angle accuracy
  • ED Glass for telephoto shots with well defined colors
  • Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects

Specs

Construction 9 Groups/11 Elements
Includes one AD (anomalous dispersion) glass elements and one Aspheric element
Angle of view 76° (18mm) – 23° (70mm)
F stop range Maximum: f/3.5(18mm)-5.6(70mm)
Minimum: f/22(18mm)-36(70mm)
Blades: 7-blade circular
Closest Focusing Distance Minimum focus distance: 1.24′ / 0.38m
Maximum Magnification 1/4
Filter Size 55mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 3.03″ x 2.59″ / 77mm x 66mm
Weight 8.46 oz. /240 g
Notes Lens hood: Petal-type hood with bayonet mount
Focus: AF motor: Camera body (coupler)
Construction 9 Groups/11 Elements
Includes one AD (anomalous dispersion) glass elements and one Aspheric element
Angle of view 76° (18mm) – 23° (70mm)
F stop range Maximum: f/3.5(18mm)-5.6(70mm)
Minimum: f/22(18mm)-36(70mm)
Blades: 7-blade circular
Closest Focusing Distance Minimum focus distance: 1.24′ / 0.38m
Maximum Magnification 1/4
Filter Size 55mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 3.03″ x 2.59″ / 77mm x 66mm
Weight 8.46 oz. /240 g
Notes Lens hood: Petal-type hood with bayonet mount
Focus: AF motor: Camera body (coupler)

Price: ~$160.00

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Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3  Lens – SAL18200

Sony SAL-18200 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DT Aspherical Autofocus LensThe Sony SAL-18200 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 AF Lens is a handy, all-in-one compact zoom lens for versatile and easy subject selection for indoor or outdoor photography, specifically designed for the Sony Alpha and Minolta Digital SLR cameras. Ideal for capturing faraway subjects, sports events, dramatic landscapes and intimate close-up views. Optics have been optimized for a small diameter image circle in order to work with the APS-C size CCD used with digital SLR cameras. When used with a digital SLR camera, the equivalent focal length for this lens is 27-300mm.

Features

  • DT 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 High Magnification Zoom
  • DT Lens Design for optimum DSLR performance
  • Excellent wide-angle to long telephoto shots
  • Fast Internal Focusing, lens length does not change
  • 3 Aspherical Lens Elements for wide-angle accuracy
  • 2 ED Glass Elements for sharp, clear long shots
  • Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects

Specs

Construction 13 Groups/15 Elements
Includes Two AD (anomalous dispersion) glass elements and three Aspheric elements.
Angle of view 76° – 8°
F stop range Maximum: f/3.5(18mm) – 6.3(200mm)
Minimum: f/22(18mm)- 40(200mm)
Blades: 7-blade circular
Closest Focusing Distance 17.7″ / 0.45m
Maximum Magnification 1/3.71
Filter Size 62mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 3.36″ x 2.87″ / 85.5mm x 73mm
Weight 14.3 oz. /406 g
Notes Lens hood: Petal-type hood with bayonet mount
Focus: AF motor: Camera body (coupler)

Price: ~$548.00

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Sony DT 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Autofocus Lens – SAL18250

Sony SAL-18250 DT 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Autofocus Lens The Sony SAL-18250 DT 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Autofocus Lens is a compact, wide-angle to long-telephoto zoom lens specifically designed for the Sony Alpha and Minolta Digital SLR cameras. This long zoom range translates into a 14x zoom ratio. This lens is relatively very compact, and the optics have been optimized for the small diameter image circle in order to work with the APS-C size CCD used with digital SLR cameras. When used with a digital SLR camera, the equivalent focal length for this lens is 27-375mm, ideal for snapshots, portraits, interiors and more – an excellent all-around lens to travel with.

Features

  • Excellent wide-angle to long telephoto shots
  • Fast Internal Focusing — lens length does not change
  • 16 Lens Elements in 13 groups for wide-ranging accuracy
  • ED Glass Elements for sharp, clear long shots
  • Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects

Specs

  • TypeStandard ZoomMinimum Focusing Distance:1′ 6″ (45cm)
  • Focusing:Internal Focusing System
  • Focal length:APS: 18-250mm (35mm Equivalent: 27-375mm)
  • Maximum Aperturef/3.5 – 6.3
  • Minimum Aperturef/22 – 40
  • Lens Construction13 groups, 16 elements
  • 3 Aspheric ElementsMaximum Magnification Ratiox 0.29
  • Filter Diameter 62mm
  • Diaphragm Blades 7 aperture blades

Price: ~$650.00

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Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens – SAL2470Z

Sony SAL-2470Z 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* LensThe SAL-2470Z Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar f2.8 24-70mm Zoom Lens is a Top Quality all-around performer with SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) design for fast, silent auto-focus and pro-quality Carl Zeiss T coated optics to reduce lens flare. The Optics are made up of 17-element design with two aspherical and two ED glass lens elements to minimize distortion and virtually eliminate chromatic aberration. The 24-70mm also benefits from the Super SteadyShot image stabilization built into every Sony system DSLR and its wide-angle to medium telephoto range and compact, lightweight design is ideal for a wide range of shooting applications. The 35mm equivalent = 36-105mm effective zoom

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Features

  • Compact Design, All-Around Versatility: This superb 24-70mm zoom lens is an excellent choice for a wide range of photo applications – a lens you can put on and leave on, providing large-aperture brightness that’s easy to carry (35mm equivalent: 36-105mm)
  • Superior Large-Aperture Performance: Like other large-aperture Carl Zeiss lens designs, this f2.8 24-70mm zoom lens is simply magnificent in its ability to capture brilliant high-resolution images in low-light conditions requiring fully open aperture
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization: A major reason for its compact, lightweight design is the benefit of Super SteadyShot in-camera image stabilization, built into every Sony a system DSLR – and enabling accessory lenses to eliminate the extra weight and expense of in-lens stabilization mechanisms
  • SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor): Designed for fast, smooth, silent automatic focusing, this unique technology achieves high torque at low speed with rapid start/stop response. It operates through the ability of a piezoelectric device to reshape itself quickly when voltage is applied
  • Carl Zeiss T Coating: Coated optics were pioneered by Carl Zeiss – and this superb lens features T (T-Star) coating that virtually eliminates the lens flare, internal reflection and light scattering that can otherwise occur at glass-to-air surfaces
  • Multi-Element Design: The SAL-2470Z is designed with 17 lens elements in 13 groups, including 2 aspherical elements and 2 ED glass elements. Floating motion between the third and fourth groups of lens elements helps compensate for any aberrations caused by the zooming action of the lens
  • Glass-Molded Aspherical Lens Elements: These precision lens elements correct distortion for sharper, more visually accurate images across the entire zoom range of the lens
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass: Because light of different wavelength (or color) bends at different angles when it passes through a lens, ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass is used in Carl Zeiss lenses to eliminate chromatic aberration by correcting certain wavelengths of light for sharp, clear images

Specs

Focal Length APS: 24 – 70mm (35mm Equivalent: 36 – 105mm)
Filter Diameter 77mm
Minimum Focus Distance 1′-1.8″ (.34m)
Magnification x 0.25
Lens Groups-Elements 17 elements, 13 groups
Distance Scale Yes
Distance Encoder Yes
Aperture (Max.) f/2.8
Aperture (Min.) f/22 – 29
Aspheric Elements 2 aspheric
Lens Type Standard Zoom
Dimensions (Approx.) 3-1/4″ x 4-3/8″ (83 x 111mm)
Weight (Approx.) 16oz (445g)
Warranty Sony 1 year limited warranty

Price: ~$1998.00

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Sony 28-75mm f/2.8 SAM Lens –  SAL2875

Sony SAL-2875 28-75mm f/2.8 SAM Constant Aperture Zoom Lens The Sony SAL-2875 28-75mm f/2.8 SAM Constant Aperture Zoom Lens is a high quality, zoom lens that covers a wide range of focal lengths from wide angle to medium telephoto. It has a constant aperture of f/2.8 over its entire zoom range, making it particularly valuable for depth-of-field control and available light portraits. This lens is compact at only 3-3/4 x 3-1/8″, and is light… weighing in at only 20 oz. This standard zoom has 16 lens elements in 14 groups, offers a maximum magnification of 0.22x, and takes 67mm filters.

Features

  • Excellent Depth Perspective: With wide-angle optics and deep depth of field, this lens creates sharp, high-contrast photos that capture more detail in both foreground and background.
  • Lightweight Design: With compact size and light weight, it’s an easy lens to carry when traveling or for long shooting sessions.
  • Convenient Built-in Hood: A built-in sliding lens hood protects your optics and makes it faster to switch lenses.

specs

Aperture (Max.) f/2.8
Aperture (Min.) f/32
Aspheric Elements 4
Blades 7 – circular aperture
Distance Encoder Yes – ADI
Filter Diameter 67mm
Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 28-75mm
Focus SAM (Smooth Autofocus Motor)
Lens Groups-Elements 16 Elements, 14 Group
Lens Type Constant Aperture Standard Zoom Lens
Magnification 0.22x
Minimum Focus Distance 1.3′ (0.38m) from sensor
Dimensions (Approx.) 3-1/8″ X 3-3/4″ (77.5 x 94mm)
Weight (Approx.) 20oz (565g)
Warranty Sony 1 year parts and labor limited warranty

Price: ~$898.00

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Sony 55-200mm f/4-5.6 DT AF Lens – SAL55200-2

Sony SAL-55200-2 55-200mm f/4-5.6 DT AF Zoom LensThis Sony SAL-55200-2 55-200mm f/4-5.6 DT AF Lens is a perfect companion lens to the 18-55mm kit lens. This lens has an equivalent focal length of 82.5-300mm in the 35mm/full frame standard. In other words: this is an inexpensive, short-to-long telephoto zoom for the emerging photographer. Great for nature and travel image making. Its cost, design, and overall size all lead the tyro to comfortably accessorize their kit lens, and begin developing a library of optics for their camera.

Features

  • SteadyShot INSIDE In-Camera Image Stabilization: A major reason for its compact, lightweight lens design is the benefit of SteadyShot INSIDE in-camera image stabilization, enabling lenses to eliminate the extra weight and expense of in-lens stabilization mechanisms
  • DT Lens Design: A more compact, lightweight lens designed specifically for the APS-size CCD imager used in some Sony a (alpha) DSLR cameras
  • Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM): The built-in Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) eliminates the need to use a mechanical coupling system in the camera body to transfer auto focus (AF) drive power and control signals to the lens
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass: To reduce chromatic aberration at telephoto extension, correcting certain wavelengths of light for sharp, clear images with well defined colors
  • Circular Aperture: Because aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect

Specs

Aperture (Max.) f/4-5.6
Aperture (Min.) f/32-45
Blades 7 blade circular aperture
Filter Diameter 50mm
Focal Length APS-C 35mm eqv. 82.5mm to 300mm
Focus Front focus SAM (Smooth AF motor)
Lens Groups-Elements 13 Elements / 9 Group
Minimum Focus Distance 3.2ft (0.95m)
Dimensions (Approx.) 2-7/8″x 3-3/8″ (71.5 x 85mm)
Weight (Approx.) 10-3/4oz (210g)
Warranty Sony 1 year limited warranty

Price: ~$198.00

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 Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G SSM Autofocus Lens – SAL70300G

Sony SAL-70300G 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G SSM Autofocus Lens The SAL-70300G 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G SSM Autofocus Lens is a medium-to-long telephoto lens that employs supersonic-wave motor (SSM) technology for quieter, smoother AF operation. This G-Series zoom lens covers a broad range of frequent telephoto shooting situations. The equivalent focal length in 35mm terms for this lens is 105-450mm. With a full range of functions geared to the professional photographer, this lens provides sharp, color-shift-free images across the entire film area at all apertures. High-quality multi-coatings increase transmittance and reduce flare to preserve contrast.

Features

  • Compact Design, All-Around Versatility: Superb 70-300mm zoom lens is an excellent choice for a wide range medium to long-distance telephoto applications – & its lightweight design lets you leave it on-camera or carry it easily as an accessory lens for special purposes (35mm equivalent: 105-450mm)
  • Superb Optical Performance: Sony’s G-Series lenses are designed for maximum descriptive power, maintaining excellent peripheral light characteristics and minimizing contrast drop-off even at the edges of the frame
  • Short Minimum Focusing Distance: With the ability to focus as closely as 4 feet (1.2m), this telephoto lens also lets you move in for dramatic shots of people, natural subjects and close-up details
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization: A major reason for its compact, lightweight design is the benefit of Super SteadyShot in-camera image stabilization, built into every Sony a system DSLR – and enabling accessory lenses to eliminate the extra weight and expense of in-lens stabilization mechanisms
  • SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor): Designed for fast, smooth, silent automatic focusing, this unique technology achieves high torque at low speed with rapid start/stop response. It operates through the ability of a piezoelectric device to reshape itself quickly when voltage is applied
  • Focus Hold Button: For creative control and image preview, a focus hold button conveniently located on the lens barrel lets you firmly lock in focus – and a focus range limiter can be set to speed auto-focus response
  • Smooth Manual Focusing: An easy-grip focus ring on the lens barrel gives you a solid “hands-on” feel in manual focusing
  • Multi-Element Design with Internal Focusing: The SAL-70300G is designed with 16 lens elements in 11 groups, with internal focusing so the balance of your camera never changes
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass: Because light of different wavelength bends at different angles when it passes through a lens, ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass is used to eliminate chromatic aberration by correcting certain wavelengths of light for sharp, clear images with well defined colors
  • Circular Aperture: Because the aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect

Specs

Focal Length APS: 105-450
Filter Diameter 62 mm
Minimum Focus Distance 4′ (1.2m)
Magnification x 0.25
Lens Groups-Elements 16 elements, 11 groups
Tele-converter Compatibility – 1.4x N/A
Tele-converter Compatibility – 2.0x N/A
Distance Scale Yes
Distance Encoder Yes
Non-rotating Focusing Ring Yes
Focus-hold Button Yes
Focus-range Limiter Yes
SSM Focusing Built-in
Aperture (Max.) f/4.5
Aperture (Min.) f/32
Aspheric Elements no aspheric
Lens Type Telephoto & Telephoto Zoom
Dimensions (Approx.) 3 1/4 x 5 3/8″ (82.5 x 135.5mm)
Weight (Approx.) 1lbs 12oz (800g)
Warranty Sony 1 year limited warranty

Price: ~$998.00

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Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 APO G(D) SSM Autofocus Lens – SAL70200G

Sony SAL-70200G Zoom AF 70-200mm f/2.8 APO G(D) SSM Autofocus LensThe Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 APO G(D) SSM Autofocus Lens is one of those must have lenses for sure! If your a regular reader you probably know I have all Canon Pro gear from my wedding and portrait days, and included in that gear is the Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS. The reason I’m bringing that up is because that focal length zoom is great on any camera pretty much and all manufactures make a version of it due to demand. I was able to test out the Sony 70-200mm a while back using the Sony A55 and just like the Canon 70-200mm, it’s incredible!! Tack sharp at all focal ranges, and the bokeh is like butter. The zoom is also silky smooth and very easy to use.

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Features

  • SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor):
  • A built-in lens motor for faster automatic focusing with high torque at low speed, quick start/stop response, and quiet, smooth operation.
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass:
  • Four precision ED Glass lenses correct chromatic aberrations and deliver visually accurate results even at full telephoto zoom extension.
  • Internal Focusing System:
  • Internal lens elements move, so the overall length does not change, creating azoom lens that focuses more quickly and doesn’t affect the balance of your camera.
  • 2 DMF (Direct Manual Focus) Modes:
  • Allow you to quickly revert to manual focus by just turning the manual focus ring of the lens.
  • Versatile Focus Hold:
  • Three focus hold buttons in different lens locations, plus electronic slider focus range selector switch.

Specs

Type G Series 70-200mm f/2.8 G Telephoto Zoom
Design SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) for fast auto-focus
Modes 2 DMF (Direct Manual Focus) Modes
Elements 4 ED Glass Elements for greater visual accuracy
Focusing Fast Internal Focusing — lens length does not change
Versatile focus hold with 3 buttons on lens
Electronic slider focus range selector switch
Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 70 – 200 mm
APS: 105 – 300 mm
Angle of View 35mm Equivalent: 34 deg – 12 deg 30′
APS: 23 deg – 8 deg
Min Focus Distance 4 ft (1.2 m)
Aperture Maximum f2.8
Aperture Minimum f32
Maximum Magnification 0.21X
Lens Construction 19 elements in 16 groups with 9 aperture blades
Filter Diameter 77 mm
Lens Dimensions 3-1/2″ x 7-3/4″ (87 mm x 196.5 mm)
Lens Weight 2 lb 15.3 oz (1.34 kg)

Price: ~$1998.00

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Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM Lens – SAL70400G

Sony SAL-70400G 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM Autofocus Lens The Sony SAL-70400G 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM Lens is a 5.7x super telephoto lens, specifically designed for the Sony Alpha SLR series. When mounted to Sony APS-C format Alpha DSLRs, this zoom lens achieves a phenomenal 105-600mm focal length (35mm equivalent). As part of the G series of high quality lenses, the SAL-70400G is designed to deliver extremely sharp performance across its wide focal length range, and it is well suited for sports, action, or wildlife photography. This lens features high-speed SSM (SuperSonic-Wave Motor) for autofocus speed and precision, and the focus-mode/range switch and three focus-hold buttons provide enhanced operability. And when used with the Alpha 900 SLR camera, the AF hold buttons can be customized to activate the intelligent preview function.

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Features

  • Very high quality G Series telephoto zoom lens with wide focal length range
  • Smooth, silent AF operation using high-torque SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor)
  • G Series optics with Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements for clear, sharp edge-to-edge description and reduced chromatic aberration
  • Circular aperture for beautiful defocus effects
  • Convenient operation with focus mode switch, focus range limiter and three focus hold buttons

Specs

35mm equivalent focal length 105-600 (when used with APS-C sensor camera)
Lens Groups-Elements 12-18
Angle of View 34-6.10 (attached to 35mm-format camera; degrees)
Angle of View 23-4 (attached to APS-C-format camera; degrees)
Aperture Blades 9
Circular Aperture Yes
Min. Aperture 22-32
Min. Focus 1.5 m
Max. Magnification 0.27
Filter Diameter 77mm
Dimension (Max. Diameter x Length) 94.5 x 196 mm
Weight 1490 g
Warranty Sony warranty

Price: ~$1998.00

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Sony AF-D 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Autofocus Lens – SAL75300

Sony SAL-75300 AF D 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Autofocus Lens The Sony AF-D 75-300mm lens is a general telephoto 4x zoom lens, ideal for sports, portraiture, animals etc. The telephoto effect of this lens makes the picture look compressed or have excellent background blur. When used with the Sony Alpha digital camera, the equivalent focal length (in 35mm terms) for this lens is 112.5mm to 450mm. This allows you to handle both middle-ground subjects and portraits shot from a relaxing distance. It even captures intimate details and natural wonders close at hand.

Features

  • 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Compact Super Telephoto Zoom
  • Ideal for portraits, sports, long-distance subjects
  • Compact, lightweight design for comfortable shooting
  • Long 4X zoom for greater flexibility in composing shots
  • Close-up shooting, as near as 5 feet to the camera
  • Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects

Specs

Construction 10 Groups/13 Elements
Angle of view 32° – 8° 10′
F stop range 4.5-32 / 5.6-38
Closest Focusing Distance 4.9′
Maximum Magnification 1:4
Filter Size 55mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 4-13/16 x 2-13/16″
Weight 16-1/4 oz.

Price: ~$248.00

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Teleconverters

 

Sony 2x (D) Teleconverter – SAL20TC

Sony SAL-20TC AF 2x (D) Teleconverter

Extend the range of your primary lens with the SAL-20TC. Get more coverage distance and capture more subjects without the burden of extra equipment. Professional-quality tele-converters to extend the range of your lenses. Using this compact tele-converter lens, you can extend the photographic range of your primary lens by 2X, allowing you to cover more distance and capture more subjects without the burden of extra equipment. Designed to support Sony G-Series 70-200mm f/2.8 G Telephoto Zoom and Sony G Series 300mm f/2.8 G Telephoto lenses as well as the unique Sony 135mm f/2.8 STF (Smooth Transition Focus) lens.

Features

  • Lighten Your Load:
  • Carrying this versatile tele-converter lens allows you to increase your telephoto shooting capability without carrying extra equipment, a significant advantage on long wilderness treks or while traveling on vacation.
  • Superb Optical Performance:
  • With these precision Sony tele-converter lenses, you’ll preserve both the accuracy and the image quality of your primary lens.
  • Open Aperture Settings:
  • When using these tele-converter lenses, remember to compensate for their reducedlight transmission by opening your aperture two steps with the 2X converter.

Compatability

Note: Due to the high-quality design of this converter (6 elements/5 groups), the teleconverter will only fit and work with a select range of lenses, and only the following Sony lenses are compatible:

  • 70-200mm f/2.8
  • 300mm f/2.8
  • 135mm f/2.8 STF (manual focus)

Only the following Minolta lenses are compatible:

  • 300mm f/2.8 (D) SSM
  • 70-200mm f/2.8 (D) SSM
  • 200 f/2.8 APO G
  • 300 f/2.8 APO G
  • 300 f/4 APO G
  • 400 f/4.5 APO G
  • 600 f/4 APO G

Note: The following Minolta or Sony lenses can only be used in Manual Focus mode:

  • 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM
  • 135mm STF f/2.8 [T4.5]
  • 200mm f/4 Macro G
  • 400 f/4.5 APO G
  • 600 f/4 APO G

Price: ~$548.00

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Sony 1.4x II APO (D) Teleconverter – SAL14TC

Sony SAL-14TC 1.4x II APO (D) Teleconverter

The Sony SAL-14TC 1.4x II APO (D) Teleconverter provides full AF compatibility with SSM type lenses (with compatible cameras, e.g. Sony Alpha and Minolta Maxxum 7/5/4/3 or newer). This converter will increase the focal length of the lens by 1.4x, and reduces the lens aperture by approx. 1 f/stop.

Features

  • Lighten Your Load:
  • Carrying this versatile tele-converter lens allows you to increase your telephoto shooting capability without carrying extra equipment, a significant advantage on long wilderness treks or while traveling on vacation.
  • Superb Optical Performance:
  • With these precision Sony tele-converter lenses, you’ll preserve both the accuracy and the image quality of your primary lens.
  • Open Aperture Settings:
  • When using these tele-converter lenses, remember to compensate for their reducedlight transmission by opening your aperture two steps with the 2X converter.

Compatability

NOTE: Due to the high-quality design of this converter (5 elements/4 groups), the teleconverter will only fit and work with a select range of lenses. Only the following Sony or Minolta lenses are compatible:

  • 300mm f/2.8 (D) SSM
  • 70-200mm f/2.8 (D) SSM
  • 200 f/2.8 APO G
  • 300 f/2.8 APO G
  • 300 f/4 APO G
  • 400 f/4.5 APO G
  • 600 f/4 APO G

Note: The following lenses can only be used in Manual Focus mode:

  • 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM
  • 135mm STF f/2.8 [T4.5]
  • 200mm f/4 Macro G
  • Diameter 2.5″ (63mm)
  • Length 0.8″ (21mm)
  • Weight 6.2 oz(175 g)

Price: ~$548.00

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Rokinon

 

Since 1979, ROKINON lenses and optics have been synonymous with unparalleled quality and integrity.  The ROKINON brand continues to deliver on its stellar reputation by providing superbly engineered and innovative products at prices that are affordable.  As one of the largest and most popular brand of DSLR camera lenses in the world, you can be confident and secure that ROKINON products will provide outstanding performance with unsurpassed durability.

ROKINON is owned and operated solely by Elite Brands Inc.  The people of Elite Brands Inc. have brought to you the finest products in our industry, with uncompromising attention to quality, function, detail and design.  Today, EBI is a premier manufacturer of digital cameras, digital camcorders, 35mm cameras, photo and computer luggage, binoculars, telescopes, lenses and many other products and accessories.  EBI’s ultra modern facilities and its in-house design department, allow it to offer customers the best out of stock, direct import and customized programs anywhere.

Elite Brands markets its products in the United States and worldwide, under its own and many private label brand names.  All of its products are made in its own facilities under strict quality control standards and are pre-tested before shipment.  EBI’s mission is to offer value – top-tier quality and competitively priced products with personalized service.

 

Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens

Rokinon 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens

The 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens for Sony Alpha from Rokinon gives you a 180° view with dramatic, exaggerated perspective when used with an APS-C camera, or a powerful circular image floating in the frame when used with a full frame digital camera or 35mm film camera. With hybrid aspherical lenses and multi-layer coating, you will produce sharply defined images with a minimum of flare and ghosting. The 8mm lens focuses as close as 1′ (30.48 cm) from the lens, and has a built-in petal lens hood.

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Features

  • Ultra Wide-Angle 8mm Fisheye Lens
  • For APS-C Size Image Formats
  • Rounded Image When Used With Full Frame
  • Hybrid Aspherical Lenses — Sharp Images
  • Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare
  • Minimum Focusing Distance of 12″
  • Built-In Petal-Type Lens Hood

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 8 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF
Format Compatibility DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Angle of View 180°
Minimum Focus Distance 1.0′ (30.48 cm)
Groups/Elements 7/10
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.95 x 3.02″ (75 x 76.8 mm)
Weight 15.6 oz (442.26 g)

Sample Photos

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Price: ~$299.00

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Rokinon 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle f/2.8 IF ED UMC Lens

Rokinon 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle f/2.8 IF ED UMC LensThe 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle f/2.8 IF ED UMC Lens For Sony from Rokinon gives you approximately a 115° view with dramatic results when used with a full frame digital camera or 35mm film camera. With hybrid aspherical lenses, you will produce sharply defined images with a minimum of distortion and chromatic aberrations. This manual focus 14mm lens focuses as close as 0.9′ (28 cm) from the the lens, and has a built-in petal-type lens hood. With some cameras, Shutter Lock must be disengaged on the camera’s menu.

Features

  • Ultra wide-angle 14mm lens with an approximately 90° angle of view using an APS-C camera, for dramatic effects
  • Lens is constructed with two ED lens elements, one hybrid aspherical lens element and one glass aspherical lens element, for outstanding, sharply defined images
  • Minimal distortion and chromatic aberrations
  • Super multi-layer coating to reduce flares and ghost images
  • Lens has a minimum focusing distance of 0.9′ (28 cm) for enhanced close-up shots
  • Conforms to APS-C (1:1.5x) size digital imaging format
  • Lens includes a built-in petal-type lens hood

Price: ~$399.00

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Sony 35mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle US UMC Aspherical Lens

Rokinon 35mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle US UMC Aspherical Lens

The 35mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle US UMC Aspherical Lens for Sony from Rokinon gives you an approximately 43° view when used with an APS-C camera, or 63.1° when used with a full-frame camera–excellent for general photography and portraits. With hybrid aspherical lenses and multi-layer coating, you will produce sharply defined images with a minimum of flare and ghosting. The 35mm lens focuses as close as 1′ (30.48 cm) from the lens, and has a removable petal lens hood.

Features

  • Fast f/1.4 Wide-Angle 35mm Lens
  • For APS-C & Full-Frame Image Formats
  • Hybrid Aspherical Lenses — Sharp Images
  • Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare
  • Minimum Focusing Distance of 12″
  • Removable Petal-Type Lens Hood

Specs

F stop range 1.4 – 22
Maximum Angle of View APS-C: 43.2°/35mm: 63.1°/4/3: 33.4°
Construction 10 Groups / 12 Elements
Focus Mode Manual
Closest Focusing Distance 1 ft./ 0.3 m
Filter Size 77mm
Length 4.4″ / 111mm
Maximum Diameter 83.0mm / 3.26in
Weight 1.5 lbs (24oz)

Price: ~$499.00

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Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical Lens

Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical Lens

The 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical Lens for Sony from Rokinon gives you a medium telephoto field of view that’s ideal for portraits. With hybrid aspherical lenses and multi-layer coating, you will produce sharply defined images with a minimum of flare and ghosting. The 85mm lens focuses as close as 3.3′ (30.48 cm) from the lens, and includes a lens hood. This lens is designed for use with full-frame film and digital cameras, and may also be used with cameras with APS-C sized sensors.

Features

  • Telephoto Portrait Lens
  • For APS-C Size Image Formats
  • Manual Focus
  • Hybrid Aspherical Lenses — Sharp Images
  • Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare
  • Minimum Focusing Distance of 3.3′
  • Lens Hood Included

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 8 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF
Format Compatibility DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Angle of View 180°
Minimum Focus Distance 1.0′ (30.48 cm)
Groups/Elements 7/10
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.95 x 3.02″ (75 x 76.8 mm)
Weight 15.6 oz (442.26 g)

Sample Pics

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ROKINON 85mm F/1.4 Aspherical Lens - Sample Photo
ROKINON 85mm F/1.4 Aspherical Lens

Price: ~$299.00

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Bower

Bower SLY 358S 8mm f/3.5 Ultra-Wide Fisheye Lens

Bower SLY 358S 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye Lens For SonyThe Bower SLY 358S 8mm f/3.5 Ultra-Wide Fisheye Lens with a 180° angle of view, allows the photographer to see his subjects in unique way. This ultra-wide delivers a rounded perspective, well-suited to landscapes and unusual portraiture. It has multi-coated elements and a fixed petal-type lens hood to reduce flare and ghosting. This lens must be used in manual focus and manual exposure modes.

  • 180° diagonal angle of view on APS-C image format
  • Creates outstanding, sharply defined images by using a hybrid aspherical lens
  • Reduces flare and ghosting with super multi-layer coating
  • Minimum focusing distance of 12-inches (304.8mm)
  • Fixed petal-type lens hood

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 8 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF
Format Compatibility DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Angle of View 180°
Minimum Focus Distance 12″ (30.48 cm)
Magnification Not Specified By Manufacturer
Maximum Reproduction Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Groups/Elements 7/10
Diaphragm Blades Not Specified By Manufacturer
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread None
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.94 x 2.95″ (7.47 x 7.49 cm)
Weight Not Specified By Manufacturer

Price: ~$289.00

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 Bower 14mm f/2.8 Wide Angle Manual Focus Lens

Bower 14mm f/2.8 Ultra Wide Angle Manual Focus Lens for SonyThe Bower 14mm f/2.8 Wide Angle Manual Focus Lens features two high-precision aspherical elements and two ED-glass elements. This results in better contrast and sharpness at the outer edges, and a reduction in chromatic aberrations that can sometimes be seen with high-resolution digital SLRs.

This bright lens provides an ultra wide 92.5° angle view in digital SLR cameras with APS-C size sensors and a 114° angle of view when used with full frame DSLRs* so you can capture sweeping vistas, dramatic architectural compositions and panoramas. Additionally, its minimum focusing distance of only 11″ (0.28 m) will allow you to move in close on your subjects to achieve amazing perspectives. With a fast f/2.8 aperture photographers can create dynamic photographs that take full advantage of the characteristics of the lens.

* Note: Though this lens will cover the imaging sensor of a full-frame DSLR, it is better optimized for use with DSLRs containing smaller APS-C format sensors. As such you might notice softer focus and some light fall-off towards the edges of the frame when using a full-frame DSLR. If you do plan on using this lens with a full-frame DSLR we recommend you set the lens no wider (faster) than f/8 for optimum image quality.

Features

  • Manual Focus – Fixed f/2.8 Aperture
  • 92.5° Angle of View (APS-C)
  • 114° Angle of View (Full Frame)
  • 14 Elements/12 Groups Construction
  • Two Aspherical & Two ED Lens Elements
  • Close Focusing Down to 11″ (0.28 m)

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 14 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/2.8
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Angle of View 114°
APS-C Picture Angle: 92.5°
Minimum Focus Distance 11″ (27.94 cm)
Magnification Not Specified By Manufacturer
Maximum Reproduction Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Groups/Elements 12/14
Diaphragm Blades 6
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread None
Dimensions (DxL) Not Specified By Manufacturer
Weight Not Specified By Manufacturer

Price: ~$419.00

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Bower 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens

Bower 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for SonyThe 24mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens for Sony A Mount Cameras from Bower is a wide-angle lens that gives you superb low-light capabilities with its fast f/1.4 maximum aperture, making it ideal for photojournalism, street photography, interiors and everyday photography. This manual exposure, manual focus lens focuses as close as 9.8″, and its circular aperture and narrow depth of field provide pleasing background blur. Advanced multi-coated optical glass reduces flare, distortion and bending for superb image quality.

This durable and compact lens has a Sony A mount and is compatible with full-frame and APS-C cameras. When mounted on a camera with an APS-C size sensor, it has an equivalent focal length of 36mm. A tulip lens hood, front and rear lens caps, and a lens pouch are included.

Features

  • Extremely Fast f/1.4 Wide-Angle Lens
  • Manual Exposure, Manual Focus Lens
  • Multi-Coating Reduces Flare/Distortion
  • Focuses to 9.8″
  • Superb for Low-Light Shooting Situations
  • Sony A Mount
  • For Full-Frame and APS-C Size Sensors
  • High-quality, durable construction with ultra-fast lens for crisp image capture
  • Floating design for sharp images from nearest focus to infinity
  • Aspherical glass for improved image edge quality
  • High-refractive optical glass used
  • Multi-coating for reduced flare
  • Smooth image quality in out-of-focus areas using 8 aperture blades

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 24 mm
Comparable APS-C Focal Length: 36 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.4
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Angle of View 84°
Minimum Focus Distance 9.8″ (24.89 cm)
Groups/Elements 12/13
Diaphragm Blades 8
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread Front: 77 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.5 x 4.5″ (8.89 x 11.43 cm)
Weight 1.4 lb (635 g)

Price: ~$690.00

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Bower 35mm f/1.4 Lens

Bower 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony/Minolta The high-quality Bower 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony/Minolta features a brilliant maximum aperture of f/1.4, the largest in its class. An aspherical lens element and use of refractive glass achieve very sharp, distortion-free pictures from infinity to its closest shooting distance of 1.0′ (30cm). Smooth manual focus and eight aperture blades provide a superior shooting experience.

  • Sharp image implementation from far and near by floating design
  • Ensures superior outer edge image quality by adopting aspherical glass
  • Uses advanced high refractive optical glass
  • Reduces flare with ultra multi coated lenses
  • Smooth out-focusing and circular quality with 8 aperture blades

Features

  • Fast f/1.4 Maximum Aperture
  • Aspherical Glass for Image Quality
  • High Refractive Optical Glass
  • Multi Coating for Reduced Flare
  • Smooth Manual Focusing
  • 8 Aperture Blades for Refined Bokeh
  • Minimum Focusing Distance – 1.0′ (30cm)
  • Filter Size – 77mm

Price: ~$449.00

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Bower 85mm f/1.4 Manual Focus Lens

Bower 85mm f/1.4 Manual Focus Telephoto Lens for SonyThe Bower 85mm f/1.4 Manual Focus Lens is a special effort in the independent lens manufacturer world, being a popular focal length for serious portraiture combined with an extra large f/1.4 maximum aperture.  Most independent manufacturer lenses are either zooms or very short or long focal length fixed lenses.  This lens is precision manufactured in South Korea.

This lens mounts to any Sony (or Minolta Maxxum) camera and works on both “full frame” cameras like the DSLR-A900 as well as the “APS-C” style digital SLR cameras, but the aperture is neither communicated to nor controlled by the camera body.  As such, you can use the lens in “M” manual exposure mode or “A” aperture-priority mode only, and in both cases you will physically move the aperture ring to the aperture of your choice and it will stay at that aperture even before the exposure.

With a 35mm equivalent focal length of ~127mm and that f/1.4 aperture, this Bower 85mm lens opens up photographic opportunities you’ll never get with your zoom.  Capture close portraits of singers on dark stages with only spotlights on their faces, and those background lights will be soft cascades of low-contrast coloring.  With the big f/1.4 opening, you’ll have enough light to stop subject motion.  Or try it in brighter conditions at fast shutter speeds and low ISOs to make great shots of people in front of blooming trees, with background flowers almost looking like paintings.  It isn’t easy nailing manual focus at f/1.4-2.0 (nor for that matter is it easy for an AF system), but you’ll get better with practice, and soon be making many snaps that stand out in a crowd.

This lens was truly created with large-aperture shooting in mind.  Though a fine performer with plenty of contrast and resolution at f/5.6-f/11 apertures, it is at its best shooting between f/1.4-2.8, where it presents a high-peak-resolution focus point surrounded by lower resolution/contrast out-of-focus areas.  Rather than just sharpness all around, for many pictures it is this stark drop off in resolution and contrast that effectively draws a viewer’s eye towards a subject.

Features

  • Bright f/1.4 aperture
  • Aspherical lens element provides high quality images
  • Fully multicoated optics
  • Ideal portrait lens
  • Low weight relative to many 85mm f/1.4 lenses
  • Smooth helicoid manual focus action
  • Internal focusing means that lens length remains constant during focusing (lens front also does not rotate)
  • Made in South Korea

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 85 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.4
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony A-Mount
Format Compatibility Sony Full Frame and APS-C
Angle of View 28.3°
APS-C Picture Angle: 19.1°
Minimum Focus Distance 3.28′ (1 m)
Magnification Not Specified By Manufacturer
Maximum Reproduction Ratio Not Specified By Manufacturer
Groups/Elements 7/9
Diaphragm Blades Not Specified By Manufacturer
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread 72 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.0 x 3.75″ (76.20 x 95.25 mm)
Weight 1.15 lb (0.52 kg)

Price: ~$299.00

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Samyang

 

Samyang 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens

Samyang 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens for Sony Alpha Mount The 8mm Ultra Wide Angle f/3.5 Fisheye Lens for Sony Alpha Mount from Samyang gives you a 180° view with dramatic, exaggerated perspective when used with an APS-C camera. With a hybrid aspherical lens and multi-layer coating, you can produce sharply defined images with a minimum of flare and ghosting. The 8mm lens focuses as close as 1′ (30.48 cm) from the lens, and has a built-in petal lens hood.

  • Ultra wide-angle 8mm fisheye lens with exaggerated perspective and approximately 180° angle of view, for dramatic effects
  • Lens is constructed with hybrid aspherical lenses for outstanding, sharply defined images
  • Lens features super multi-layer coating to reduce flare and ghost images
  • Lens has a minimum focusing distance of 12″ (30.48 cm) for enhanced close-up shots
  • Lens includes a built-in petal-type lens hood

Features

  • Ultra Wide-Angle 8mm Fisheye Lens
  • For APS-C Size Image Formats
  • Hybrid Aspherical Lenses — Sharp Images
  • Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare
  • Minimum Focusing Distance of 12″
  • Built-In Petal-Type Lens Hood

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 8 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF
Format Compatibility DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Angle of View 180°
Minimum Focus Distance 1.0′ (30.48 cm)
Groups/Elements 7/10
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.95 x 4.17″ (75 x 105.8 mm)
Weight 14.96 oz (424 g)

Price: ~$299.00

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Samyang 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle f/2.8 IF ED UMC Lens

Samyang 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle f/2.8 IF ED UMC Lens For Sony The 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle f/2.8 IF ED UMC Lens For Sony from Samyang gives you approximately a 115° view with dramatic results when used with a full frame digital camera or 35mm film camera. With hybrid aspherical lenses, you will produce sharply defined images with a minimum of distortion and chromatic aberrations. This manual focus 14mm lens focuses as close as 0.9′ (28 cm) from the the lens, and has a built-in petal-type lens hood. With some cameras, Shutter Lock must be disengaged on the camera’s menu.

  • Ultra wide-angle 14mm lens with an approximately 90° angle of view using an APS-C camera, for dramatic effects
  • Lens is constructed with two ED lens elements, one hybrid aspherical lens element and one glass aspherical lens element, for outstanding, sharply defined images
  • Minimal distortion and chromatic aberrations
  • Super multi-layer coating to reduce flares and ghost images
  • Lens has a minimum focusing distance of 0.9′ (28 cm) for enhanced close-up shots
  • Conforms to APS-C (1:1.5x) size digital imaging format
  • Lens includes a built-in petal-type lens hood

Features

  • Ultra Wide-Angle 14mm Lens
  • Compatible With Full Frame Cameras
  • Compatible With APS-C Cameras
  • Hybrid Aspherical Lenses — Sharp Images
  • Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare
  • Manual Focus Lens
  • Built-In Petal-Type Lens Hood

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 14 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/2.8
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF
Format Compatibility DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Angle of View 115.7°
APS-C Picture Angle: 93.9°
Minimum Focus Distance 0.9′ (27.43 cm)
Groups/Elements 10/14
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.43 x 3.76″ (87 x 95.6 mm)
Weight 1.17 lb (534 g)

Price: ~$399.00

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Samyang 35mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle US UMC Aspherical Lens

Samyang 35mm f/1.4 Wide Angle UMC Lens for Sony The 35mm f/1.4 Wide-Angle US UMC Aspherical Lens for Sony from Samyang gives you an approximately 43° view when used with an APS-C camera, or 63.1° when used with a full-frame camera–excellent for general photography and portraits. With hybrid aspherical lenses and multi-layer coating, you will produce sharply defined images with a minimum of flare and ghosting. The 35mm lens focuses as close as 1′ (30.48 cm) from the lens, and has a removable petal lens hood.

  • Useful for general photography
  • Aspherical type lens provides clear and sharp images
  • Lens is constructed with hybrid aspherical lenses for outstanding, sharply defined images
  • Lens features super multi-layer coating to reduce flare and ghost images
  • Lens has a minimum focusing distance of 12″ (30.48 cm) for enhanced close-up shots
  • Lens includes a removable petal-type lens hood

Features

  • Fast f/1.4 Wide-Angle 35mm Lens
  • For APS-C & Full-Frame Image Formats
  • Hybrid Aspherical Lenses — Sharp Images
  • Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare
  • Minimum Focusing Distance of 12″
  • Removable Petal-Type Lens Hood

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 35 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.4
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF
Format Compatibility DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Angle of View 63.1°
APS-C Picture Angle: 43.2°
Minimum Focus Distance 1.0′ (30.48 cm)
Groups/Elements 10/12
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread Front: 77 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.27 x 3.02″ (83 x 76.8 mm)
Weight 14.7 oz (416.75 g)

Price: ~$499.00

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Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical Lens

Samyang 85mm f/1.4 ASPHERICAL LENSThe 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical Lens for Sony from Samyang gives you a medium telephoto field of view that’s ideal for portraits. With hybrid aspherical lenses and multi-layer coating, you will produce sharply defined images with a minimum of flare and ghosting. The 85mm lens focuses as close as 3.3′ (30.48 cm) from the lens, and includes a lens hood. This lens is designed for use with full-frame film and digital cameras, and may also be used with cameras with APS-C sized sensors.

  • Bright f/1.4 medium telephoto portrait lens
  • Lens is constructed with hybrid aspherical elements for outstanding, sharply defined images
  • Lens features super multi-layer coating to reduce flare and ghost images
  • Lens has a minimum focusing distance of 3.3′ (1.0 m) for enhanced portrait shots
  • Designed for use with full-frame cameras, and may also be used with APS-C cameras
  • Removable lens hood included

Features

  • Telephoto Portrait Lens
  • Designed For Full-Frame Cameras
  • Manual Focus
  • Hybrid Aspherical Lenses — Sharp Images
  • Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare
  • Minimum Focusing Distance of 3.3′
  • Lens Hood Included

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 85 mm
Comparable APS-C Focal Length: 127.5 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.4
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF
Format Compatibility DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Angle of View 28.3°
Minimum Focus Distance 3.3′ (1.01 m)
Groups/Elements 7/9
Features
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread Front: 72 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.75 x 3.25″ (69.85 x 82.55 mm)
Weight 1.4 lb (635 g)

Price: ~$499.00

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Tokina

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX LensTokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Lens

The Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Lens is an ultra wide angle zoom/lens specifically designed with a mount for use with Sony Alpha digital SLR cameras with an APS-C size sensor. The slightly shorter zoom range of this lens over the popular and award winning 12-24mm lens makes it possible to maintain optical quality even at wide-open apertures. This lens features a fast constant aperture of f/2.8, and provides a focal length equivalent to 17-25mm in 35mm format.

As part of the AT-X line, this lens is designed to provide excellent optical quality, and offers advanced features like the WR (Water Resistant) front element (only) a One-touch Focus Clutch Mechanism, that allows the photographer to switch between AF and MF simply by snapping the focus ring forward for AF and back toward the camera to focus manually, and a 9-bladed aperture. This is an excellent lens for short closeup photography.

Note: This lens is NOT waterproof. The ‘WR Coating’ adds water-resistant protection to the front element only.

Note! The lens is designed for digital cameras with APS-C sized CMOS and CCD sensors, not designed for cameras with Full Frame sensors.

Features

WR Coating
WR (Water Repellent) coating made of a special compound has been applied to the front surface of the lens through the use of a unique evaporation process. As a result, the lens offers excellent water- and oil-repellent performance and makes for easier cleaning should the lens be accidentally smeared with fingerprints or cosmetics.Note: This lens is NOT waterproof. The ‘WR Coating’ adds water-resistant protection to the front element only.
One Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism
The One Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism allows for fast and easy switching between manual and auto focus from any position. This improvement means that it is not necessary to change the AF/MF switch (on the body with Nikon or the lens with Canon) every time the lens is changed from auto focus to manual focus mode.
9-Blade Aperture
The rounded diaphragm opening (9 blades) makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural.
  • f/2.8 Aperture throughout Zoom Range
  • Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom
  • One-Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism
  • 9-Blade Aperture Diaphragm

Price: ~$699.00

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Vivitar

 

Vivitar 7mm f/3.5 Fisheye Lens

Vivitar 7mm f/3.5 Fisheye Lens

This Vivitar 7mm f/3.5 Fisheye Lens is suitable for both artistic and technical photography. Extreme-wide angle lenses are pleasingly distorted in a hemispherical projection, resulting in an image that looks like the eye of a fish.

  • Best suited for APS-C sized sensors
  • 180° diagonal angle of view
  • Multi-coated glass reduces flare and aberrations

Specs

Construction 10 elements in 7 groups
Angle of view Picture Angle (D1): 180°
F stop range Maximum Aperture: f/3.5
Minimum F stop: 22
Filter Size Does not Take filters
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 4″ Long
Weight Approx. 14.4 oz.

Price: ~$265.00

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Vivitar Series 1 13mm Ultra Wide Aspherical Lens

Vivitar Series 1 13mm Ultra Wide Aspherical LensThe manual focusing Vivitar Series 1 13mm Ultra Wide Aspherical Lens covers a lot of territory with its 78 – 31° angle of view. This Super Spectra coated hybrid aspherical lens boasts reduced aberrations, flare and ghosting for clear image captures with accurate color rendition. This lens is compatible with both film and digital SLR cameras. It is so compact (3.2″, 81mm long) and lightweight (15.3 oz, 434 g) the Series 1 13mm f/2.8 is suitable for a broad range of photo opportunities whether you are traveling, or on vacation shooting indoors and outdoors. With a minimum focusing distance of only 12″ (30.5cm), try moving in really close to your subjects. With a portrait or a still life, for example, you can capture your subject with a very unique perspective. At its widest focusing distance you can capture beautiful photos of landscapes, nature, architecture, groups of people and much more.

Features

  • For Sony/Minolta Film & Digital Cameras
  • Manual Focus
  • Fast f/2.8 Maximum Aperture
  • 113.8° Angle of View
  • Aspherical Lens / Reduced Flare/Ghosting
  • Super Spectra Lens Coating
  • 12″ (30.5cm) Minimum Focusing Distance
  • Compact, Only 3.2″ (81mm) Long
  • Weighs Only 15.3 oz (434 g)
  • Petal-Type Lens Hood

Price: ~$379.00

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Vivitar 85mm f/1.4 Series 1 Manual Focus Lens

Vivitar 85mm f/1.4 Series 1 Manual Focus Lens

The Vivitar 85mm f/1.4 Series 1 Manual Focus Lens is an ultra-bright lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.4. Although you can only use this lens in manual focus mode, it is fully compatible with the automated features available with digital SLR cameras. It is compact and lightweight, and offers the ideal focal length and bright aperture for use as a portrait lens.

Features

  • Compact and lightweight
  • Constant f/1.4 aperture
  • Great for Portraits
  • Can be used with film & digital SLR cameras
  • Hood included
  • Front and rear lens caps
  • Series 1 lens pouch

Specs

Mount Thread Size: VIV-85mm-C (for Canon)
VIV-85mm-N (for Nikon)
VIV-85mm-S (for Sony)
VIV-85mm-P (for Pentax)
Minimum Focusing Distance: 3.3ft (1.0m)
Focal length: Single focal lens
Objective lens diameter: 2.8″ (71.2mm)
Angle of View 28.3 Degrees
Lens Construction 7 Groups / 9 Elements
Filter Diameter 72mm (front mount)
Overall Length 2.8″ (71.2mm)
Weight: 1.1 lbs (510g)
Other Maximum Diameter: 2.8″ (71.2mm)

Price: ~$269.00

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Lensbaby

 

Lensbaby Muse Special Effects SLR Lens

Lensbaby Muse Special Effects SLR LensThe Lensbaby Muse Special Effects SLR Lens is a lens that will add a unique perspective to the world of SLR photography. The Lensbaby is a hybrid between a bellows camera and a tilt-shift camera. It will bring one area of a photo into sharp focus, surrounded by gradually increasing blur. The lens can be compressed, extended, and/or bent off-center in any direction for different results.

The Lensbaby Muse offers a radical departure from the precision of digital or even film photography. It allows for selective focusing with SLR cameras. Effects like blurring, glowing highlights, and subtle, prismatic color distortions can all be achieved without software manipulations.

The Muse features the Optic Swap System. Lensbaby has developed a line of different “optics” that can be interchanged with the Muse and Composer versions. This provides artists with an almost unlimited variety of looks and styles to capture their unique visions.

This version of the Muse comes supplied with the Double Glass Optic, which provides the sharpest focus in its range. It offers a tack sharp sweet spot, with minimal diffusion at all aperture settings. Also available optionally are the Plastic optic for an ultra-soft and ethereal look, the Single Glass for that vintage look, or the Pinhole/Zone Plate for softer, dreamier focus images that are equally sharp from edge to edge.

Features

  • Sharp-Focus Areas with Gradual Blurring
  • Hybrid – Bellows & Tilt-Shift Cameras
  • Accepts Variety of Optics
  • Multi-Coated Optical Glass
  • Manual Focus
  • Pre-installed Double Glass Optic
  • No electronic communication is possible between the camera and the lens. All operation is strictly manual. Automatic light metering is possible by shooting in aperture priority mode with many digital and film SLR cameras.
  • The lens aperture can be changed by inserting different size aperture discs.
  • The lens tubing is the part of the Muse that allows you to control the effect that it gives. It can be compressed or extended by pulling or pushing the focusing collar at the end of the Lensbaby. This in turn controls what is in focus, with fully compressed focusing on infinity and full extended focusing about 1′ ahead. To focus on subjects that are between these distances, you have to partly compress the Muse.

Specs

f/Stop Range 2, 2.8, 4, 5.6, & 8
Focal Length 50mm
Minimum Focus Distance 12″ (30cm)
Filter Size 37mm
Lens Elements/Groups Double Glass Optic
Length 2.5″ (6.3cm) [adjustable]
Width 2.25″ (5.7cm)
Weight 3.7 oz (105g)

Price: ~$150

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 Lensbaby Composer Special Effects SLR Lens

Lensbaby Composer Special Effects SLR LensThe Lensbaby Composer Special Effects SLR Lens is part of the Lensbaby series of SLR lenses, and offers the same spectacular special-effect results. However, the Composer introduces a completely new design. Based on a ball and socket configuration, this version allows for smoother selective focus control.

The Composer will retain its position after being bent, which makes it easy to use even with one hand. Users also no longer have to squeeze the lens to focus. They can simply tilt the lens to a desired angle and then focus with a traditional barrel focusing ring.

A Lensbaby lens is a hybrid between a bellows camera and a tilt-shift camera. It allows for selective focusing with SLR cameras. It will bring one area of a photo into sharp focus, surrounded by gradually increasing blur. Effects like blurring, glowing highlights, and subtle, prismatic color distortions can all be achieved without software manipulations. The lens can be bent off-center in any direction for different results.

The Composer features the Optic Swap System. Lensbaby has developed a line of different “optics” that can be interchanged with the Muse and Composer versions. This provides artists with an almost unlimited variety of looks and styles to capture their unique visions.

The Composer comes supplied with the Double Glass Optic, which provides the sharpest focus in its range. It offers a tack sharp sweet spot, with minimal diffusion at all aperture settings. Also available optionally are the Plastic Optic for an ultra-soft and ethereal look, the Single Glass Optic for that vintage look, or the Pinhole/Zone Plate for softer, dreamier focus images that are equally sharp from edge to edge.

Features

  • Ball & Socket Selective Focus
  • Interchangeable Optics System
  • Multi-Coated Optical Glass
  • Manual Focus
  • Pre-installed Double Glass Optic
  • No electronic communication is possible between the camera and the lens. All operation is strictly manual. Automatic light metering is possible by shooting in aperture priority mode for almost all digital and film SLR camera bodies.
  • The lens aperture can be changed by inserting different size aperture discs.
  • The Composer features a unique manual focus design which requires more rotation to move the optic as you approach infinity. This makes it easier to focus on objects at intermediate and distant depths than regular manual focus lenses.

Specs

f/Stop Range 2, 2.8, 4, 5.6, 8, 11, 16 & 22
Focal Length 50mm
Minimum Focus Distance 1.5′ (46cm)
Filter Size 37mm
Lens Elements/Groups Double Glass Optic
Length 2.5″ (6.3cm)
Width 2.5″ (6.3cm)
Weight 5.5 oz (156g)

Price: ~$200

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Lensbaby Scout Mount W/Fisheye Lens

Lensbaby's Scout Mount W/Fisheye Lens for Sony AlphaLensbaby’s Scout Mount W/Fisheye Lens for Sony Alpha not only delivers a unique fisheye extreme wide-angle view of the world, it throws in a couple of other fascinating creative options. The 160° angle of view will generally produce a circular image nearly surrounded by black with a full-frame camera, and black in the corners of the image with an APS-C sensor camera. Not only do you get extreme depth of field due to the ultra wide-angle view, but the Scout with fisheye will focus to as close as 0.5″ from the lens, for truly incredible macro photos. Using the included aperture disks, you can select an aperture from f/4 to f/22. On top of that, you can use the lens flare that appears when the lens is pointed towards a bright light source as another creative resource.

This is the first Lensbaby lens that doesn’t bend, so the fisheye image is always perfectly centered in the frame. Best of all, the Scout mount is compatible with all other Lensbaby Optic Swap elements (all available separately), so you can remove the fisheye lens and have access to the entire range of creative photographic effects available from Lensbaby.

Features

  • 12mm fisheye lens with mount that’s compatible with the Lensbaby Optic Swap system
  • Focuses from 0.5″ to infinity
  • Smooth manual focus mechanism
  • Creative flare effect fills border around image circle with colors from bright light sources in the photo
  • Straight in and out manual focusing
  • Removable disk aperture system
  • Aluminum body with exceptional build quality
  • For use with Sony Alpha mount

Specs

Filter Size N/A
f/Stop Range Maximum aperture of f/4, aperture disks that range from f/5.6 to f/22
Minimum Focus Distance 0.5″
Angle of View 160°
Groups/Elements Six multi-coated glass elements
Length 2.28″ (5.79 cm)
Maximum Diameter 2.61″ (6.63 cm)
Weight 8 oz (226.8 g)

Price: ~$250

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Lensbaby Composer Pro With Double Glass Optic

Lensbaby Composer Pro With Double Glass Optic (For Sony Alpha)The Lensbaby Composer Pro With Double Glass Optic (For Sony Alpha) is part of the Lensbaby series of SLR lenses, and offers the same spectacular special-effect results. The refined and enhanced Composer Pro has an all-metal ball that gives you a more exact, smooth focus and tilt control and will retain its position after being bent, which makes it easy to use even with one hand. Simply tilt the lens to a desired angle and then focus with a traditional barrel focusing ring.

The Double Glass Optic is a hybrid between a bellows camera and a tilt-shift camera. It allows for selective focusing with SLR cameras. It will bring one area of a photo into sharp focus, surrounded by gradually increasing blur. Effects like blurring, glowing highlights, and subtle, prismatic color distortions can all be achieved without software manipulations. The lens can be bent off-center in any direction for different results.

The Composer Pro is compatible with the Optic Swap System–a line of different “optics” that can be interchanged with the Muse and Composer versions. This provides artists with an almost unlimited variety of looks and styles to capture their unique visions.

The Composer Pro comes supplied with the Double Glass Optic, which provides the sharpest focus in its range. It offers a tack sharp sweet spot, with minimal diffusion at all aperture settings.

Features

  • Enhanced Ball & Socket Selective Focus
  • Interchangeable Optics System
  • Multi-Coated Optical Glass
  • Manual Focus
  • Pre-installed Double Glass Optic
  • No electronic communication is possible between the camera and the lens. All operation is strictly manual. Automatic light metering is possible by shooting in aperture priority mode for almost all digital and film SLR camera bodies.
  • The lens aperture can be changed (f/2 to f/22) by inserting one of the supplied different sized aperture discs.
  • The Composer Pro features a unique manual focus design which requires more rotation to move the optic as you approach infinity. This makes it easier to focus on objects at intermediate and distant depths than regular manual focus lenses.

Specs

Type Manual focus, low dispersion, high refractive index, multi-coated optical glass doublet
Focal Length 50mm
Filter Size 37mm
f/Stop Range f/2-f/22
Minimum Focus Distance 18″ for Double Glass Optic used with Composer Pro
Tilt Composer Pro: 0-17.5°
Length Double Glass Optic: 1.37″ (3.5 cm)
Maximum Diameter Double Glass Optic: 1.75″ (4.44 cm)
Weight Not specified by manufacturer

Price: ~$300

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Lensbaby Control Freak SLR Lens

Lensbaby Control Freak Special Effects SLR Lens - for Sony Alpha MountThe Lensbaby Control Freak SLR Lens is a direct replacement for the 3G version, but now also incorporates the Optic Swap System. This special effects lens works on the same principal as the other Lensbaby versions, but also allows you to lock the lens into place once you have found your “sweet spot” of sharp focus and then to do fine focus adjustments. It is the ideal tool for photographers who require precise focusing, complete control, longer exposures, and repeatability.

When working with dynamic subject matter you can focus the Lensbaby Control Freak just like the other Original or Muse Lensbabies – by compressing and bending. For slower moving or static subject matter, you can lock the lens in place simply by pressing a button on the focusing collar. You can then fine focus using a traditional barrel focusing ring and fine tune the tilt to place the sweet spot exactly where you need it.

The Lensbaby is a hybrid between a bellows camera and a tilt-shift camera. The SLR lens can be compressed, extended, and/or bent off-center in any direction for different effect. It will add a unique perspective on the world that is a radical departure from the precision of digital or even film photography. It allows for selective focusing with SLR cameras. Effects like blurring, glowing highlights, and subtle, prismatic color distortions can all be achieved without software manipulations.

The Control Freak comes supplied with the Double Glass Optic, which provides the sharpest focus in its range. It offers a tack sharp sweet spot, with minimal diffusion at all aperture settings. Also available optionally are the Plastic optic for an ultra-soft and ethereal look, the Single Glass for that vintage look, or the Pinhole/Zone Plate for softer, dreamier focus images that are equally sharp from edge to edge.

Features

Optic Swap System
Lensbabies has developed a line of different “optics” that can be interchanged with the Control Freak, Muse, and Composer versions. This provides artists with an almost unlimited variety of looks and styles to capture their unique visions.
Selective Focus Control
The lens tubing is the part of the Lensbaby that allows you to control the effect that it gives. It can be compressed or extended by pulling or pushing the focusing collar at the end of the Lensbaby. This in turn controls what is in focus, with fully compressed focusing on infinity and full extended focusing about 1 foot ahead. To focus on subjects that are between these distances, you have to partly compress the Lensbaby.
No electronic communication is possible between the camera and the lens. All operation is strictly manual. Automatic light metering is possible by shooting in aperture priority mode with almost all digital and film SLR camera bodies.
The lens aperture can be changed by inserting different size aperture discs. The shielded magnetic aperture disc system makes it easier and faster to change apertures.

Specs

f/Stop Range 2, 2.8, 4, 5.6, & 8
Focal Length 50mm
Minimum Focus Distance 12″ (30cm)
Filter Size 37mm
Lens Elements/Groups Double Glass Optic
Length 2.5″ (6.3cm) [adjustable]
Width 2.25″ (5.7cm)
Weight 3.7 oz (105g)

Price: ~$350

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Lensbaby Composer Pro With Sweet 35 Optic

Lensbaby Composer Pro With Sweet 35 Optic (For Sony Alpha A)The Lensbaby Composer Pro With Sweet 35 Optic (For Sony Alpha A) is part of the Lensbaby series of SLR lenses, and offers the same spectacular special-effect results. However, the refined and enhanced Composer Pro gives you ultra-smooth focus and tilt control and will retain its position after being bent, which makes it easy to use even with one hand. Simply tilt the lens to a desired angle and then focus with a traditional barrel focusing ring.

The Sweet 35 Optic is a 35mm optic with a 12-blade diaphragm and adjustable aperture (f2.5-f/22) that gives you unprecedented precision control over your selective focus photos–just rotate the dial on the front of the optic to quickly change the size of your in-focus “sweet spot”. This is the widest focal length of any Lensbaby selective focus optics–the Sweet 35 also has close-focus capabilities. The lens can be bent off-center in any direction for different results.

The Composer Pro is compatible with the Optic Swap System–a line of different “optics” that can be interchanged with the Muse and Composer versions. This provides artists with an almost unlimited variety of looks and styles to capture their unique visions.

The Composer Pro comes supplied with the Sweet 35 Optic.

Features

  • 35mm Selective Focus Optic
  • Enhanced Ball & Socket Selective Focus
  • 12-Blade Diaphragm Adjustable Aperture
  • 4 Multi-Coated Elements in 3 Groups
  • 46mm Front Threads
  • Precise Control for Selective Focus
  • Interchangeable Optics System
  • Manual Focus
  • Pre-installed Sweet 35 Optic
  • No electronic communication is possible between the camera and the lens. All operation is strictly manual. Automatic light metering is possible by shooting in aperture priority mode for almost all digital and film SLR camera bodies.
  • 12-blade diaphragm adjustable aperture.
  • High-quality optic with 4 multi-coated elements in 3 groups.
  • The Composer Pro features a unique manual focus design which requires more rotation to move the optic as you approach infinity. This makes it easier to focus on objects at intermediate and distant depths than regular manual focus lenses.

Specs

Type Manual focus, low dispersion, high refractive index, multi-coated optical glass doublet
Focal Length 35mm
Filter Size 46mm
f/Stop Range f/2.5-f/22
Groups/Elements 4 multi-coated glass elements, in three groups
Diaphragm Blades 12-blade internal aperture, controlled by a dial on the front of the optic
Minimum Focus Distance 7.5″ for Sweet 35 Optic used with Composer Pro
Tilt Composer Pro: 0-17.5°
Dimensions Composer Pro: 2.25 x 2.5 x 2.5″ (5.71 x 6.35 x 6.35cm)
Sweet 35 Optic: 3.5 x 3.5 x 5″ (8.89 x 8.89 x 12.7cm)
Weight Composer Pro: 4 oz (113.4g)
Sweet 35 Optic: 6.56 oz (186g)

Price: ~$400

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Schneider

 

Schneider PC TSPC-TS – Perspective Control through Tilt / Shift is Schneider’s new series of lenses for perspective control for digital single-lens reflex and Phase One medium format cameras.

The high-resolution optics are combined with a precise zero-play mechanism in a completely innovative lens housing ensuring long-term stability required for professional photography and the feel that view camera photographers have always valued in Schneider-Kreuznach lenses.

The exceptionally large image circles allow for full tilt and shift movements at any position in the lens rotation with no possibility of vignetting.

This series of lenses truly represents the state of the art in digital picture taking optics. Available as a 50mm f/2.8 Super Angulon and 90mm f/4.5 Makro Symmar for DSLR cameras and 120mm f/5.6 Apo Digitar for the Phase One camera.

 

Schneider PC TS Super Angulon 90mm f/4.5 Lens

Schneider PC TS Super Angulon 90mm f/4.5 Lens (For Sony Alpha)The Schneider PC TS Super Angulon 90mm f/4.5 Lens (For Sony Alpha) gives you the same types of controls used by large format cameras to control perspective, but for your Sony Alpha camera. There’s both a parallel shift to reduce or eliminate converging lines or perspective distortion (“keystone correction”) and a swinging or tilting of the lens according to Scheimpflug’s rule to better utilize depth of field (DOF) without an increase in diffraction from stopping down the aperture further and reducing sharpness.

Parallel shift and lens swing or tilt can be carried out independently of one another in any desired direction (vertically, horizontally or obliquely) thanks to separate rotary mounts. This 90mm f/4.5 Super Angulon lens combines exceptional reproduction quality with a large 90mm image circle and excellent adjustability. The exceptionally large image circles allow for full tilt and shift movements at any position in the lens rotation with no possibility of vignetting.

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Schneider PC TS Super Angulon 90mm f/4.5 Lens (For Sony Alpha)

Schneider PC TS Super Angulon 90mm f/4.5 Lens (For Sony Alpha)

Schneider PC TS Super Angulon 90mm f/4.5 Lens (For Sony Alpha)

Schneider PC TS Super Angulon 90mm f/4.5 Lens (For Sony Alpha)

Features

  • Perspective Control, Tilt & Shift Lens
  • 12 mm Shift Range
  • 8 Degree Tilt Range
  • High Resolution Schneider Optics
  • For Sony Alpha Cameras

Specs

Performance
Focal Length 90 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/4.5
Minimum: f/32
Camera Mount Type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Tilt/Shift Shifts ± 12mm
Tilt ± 8°
Minimum Focus Distance 22.44″ (57.00 cm)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:4
Groups/Elements 4/6
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar Yes Fixed – rotating
Physical
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 4.25 x 5.46″ (108 x 138.8 mm)
Weight 2.44 lb (1110 g)

Price: ~$3180

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Schneider PC TS Super-Angulon 50mm f/2.8 Lens

Schneider PC TS Super-Angulon 50mm f/2.8 Lens (For Sony) The Schneider PC TS Super-Angulon 50mm f/2.8 Lens (For Sony) gives you the same types of controls used by large format cameras to control perspective, but for your Sony camera. There’s both a parallel shift to reduce or eliminate converging lines or perspective distortion (“keystone correction”) and a swinging or tilting of the lens according to Scheimpflug’s rule to better utilize depth of field (DOF) without an increase in diffraction from stopping down the aperture further and reducing sharpness.

Parallel shift and lens swing or tilt can be carried out independently of one another in any desired direction (vertically, horizontally or obliquely) thanks to separate rotary mounts. This 50mm f/2.8 Super-Angulon lens combines exceptional reproduction quality with a large 90mm image circle and excellent adjustability. The exceptionally large image circles allow for full tilt and shift movements at any position in the lens rotation with no possibility of vignetting.

Features

  • Perspective Control, Tilt & Shift Lens
  • 12mm Shift Range
  • 8 Degree Tilt Range
  • High Resolution Schneider Optics
  • For Sony Cameras

 

Price: ~$3365

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