So the New Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens is proving to be absolutely killer based on the latest reviews I just rounded up for you guys! Dig in to these reviews and be sure to let me know what you think 😉
I plan on reviewing the FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens and FE 100-400mm GM OSS Lens asap, but I committed to reviewing the Sony A99 II first for those loyal DSLR users that have been left hanging for far to long…
Speaking of my upcoming Sony A99 II Review, please let me know what lenses and accessories you would like me to use!! I plan on creating articles just like I did with the Sony A9 as I use the gear for a few weeks.
After the A99 II review cycle is completed, I plan on reviewing the Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens and FE 100-400mm GM OSS Lens. That is a few weeks away however, so that might change…
Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens Reviews Worth Checking Out!
The New Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens goes for $2198 US, which is far from cheap, but based on the reviews and sample photos I’ve seen so far, it looks like killer optical solution for your ultra wide angle perspective needs!
- E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
- Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
- Three Aspherical and Two XA Elements
- Nano AR Coating and Fluorine Coating
- Direct Drive Super Sonic Wave AF Motors
- Focus Hold Button; AF/MF Switch
- Dust and Moisture-Resistant Construction
- Eleven-Blade Circular Diaphragm
- 82mm front filter thread
- Weight = 1.50 lb (680 g)
- Price = $2198 US
Courtesy of Max Yuryev
This is a short article, but it compares the 3 ultra wide-angle lenses with some sample photos which is very helpful for those in the market not knowing which lens is best for them… Courtesy of LensRentals
So the F/4 version of this Sony lens is absolutely killer I think, and apparently the f/2.8 version is even better!
However, the fact the f/4 version is so much cheaper and offers OSS, makes it totally worth considering! Unless you absolutely need that extra speed for Astro Photography or other super low light work… Be sure to check out my review of the f/4 version to see if it’s up to meeting your needs and the Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 OSS ZA Lens is currently on sale for $1298 @ BHPhoto
The rest of the reviews I found are all just first looks, initial testing, and unboxing videos… However, stay tuned for more reviews as the come out and I will update this article accordingly, just like these popular articles I continue to update:
- Sony FE 100-400mm GM OSS Lens Reviews Worth Checking Out >>
- Sony A9 Reviews Worth Checking Out >>
- Sony A99 II Reviews Worth Checking Out >>
- Sony A6500 Reviews Worth Checking Out >>
Also, be sure to check out my Sony E-Mount Lens Guide This way >>
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