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FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM

Model: SEL1635GM
$3,399.00
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  • Overview

    Find out more about the product here.

  • Features
    Fast, high-resolution F2.8 16-35mm zoom

    Fast, high-resolution F2.8 16-35mm zoom

    The first wide-angle G Master zoom lens offers performance that will take full advantage of the high-resolution potential of the latest and future camera bodies. The most advanced Sony optical and mechanical technologies come together to deliver extraordinary rendering and clarity.

    High corner-to-corner resolution

    High corner-to-corner resolution

    Uncompromised optical design achieves extremely high resolution and contrast. Landscapes, architecture, interiors, and other expansive subjects are captured with outstanding corner-to-corner sharpness. Aspherical elements minimize distortion, while ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements effectively control chromatic aberration.

    Clarity and contrast in any light

    Clarity and contrast in any light

    Sony’s original Nano AR Coating suppresses spurious reflections that can cause flare and ghosting in backlit and other challenging lighting situations, for consistently high contrast and clarity. Freedom from flare over a wide range of incident light angles provides greater framing and composing flexibility, particularly at wide-angle focal lengths. (1. Nano AR Coating / 2.Glass / 3.Transmitted light)

    Resolution and bokeh raised to new heights

    Resolution and bokeh raised to new heights

    This lens features two Sony XA (extreme aspherical) elements with 0.01 micron surface precision. Distortion that tends to occur in wide-angle zoom lenses is meticulously controlled, as are astigmatism and field curvature.  Unattractive onion-ring bokeh is effectively suppressed by XA (extreme aspherical) elements so that smooth, beautiful bokeh is achieved in out-of-focus areas.

    Gorgeous background bokeh

    Gorgeous background bokeh

    Shooting up close at F2.8 can produce some extraordinary background bokeh. Use this capability to shoot portraits, for example, with dynamic, painterly backgrounds consisting of smooth, expressive bokeh that makes the subject stand out clearly.

    Optimum resolution at any focal length

    Optimum resolution at any focal length

    Consistently high resolution is achieved from infinity to the closest focusing distance. This lens employs a floating focus mechanism with two independently driven lens groups. This system helps to reduce all types of aberration to minimum levels and thereby maintain sharp, high-resolution rendering from infinity focus for landscapes, for example, all the way down to close focus for portraits and similar subjects.

    Fast, precise autofocus

    Fast, precise autofocus

    Two DDSSM (Direct Drive SSM) systems employing original Sony piezoelectric motors directly drive two focus groups in a floating focus configuration. The focus groups are positioned with high precision for the highest possible focus accuracy. DDSSM is quiet too, making it ideal for shooting movies as well as stills.

    Light and compact for high mobility

    Light and compact for high mobility

    Class-leading size and weight reductions have been achieved while maintaining outstanding optical performance. This lens is an ideal match for compact E-mount bodies, providing a portable, manageable system that’s easy to take along on hiking or mountaineering photo excursions.

    11 blades enhance bokeh beauty

    11 blades enhance bokeh beauty

    Sony's original 11-blade circular aperture contributes to even greater bokeh quality. Design and materials have been revised to maintain a round shape, and strict circularity standards are applied to ensure that the full beauty of the lens’s bokeh is achieved without compromise.

    Smooth, versatile operation

    Smooth, versatile operation

    A focus hold button, manual focus ring, AF/MF switch, and other controls provide versatile fingertip operation. The focus hold button can be customized via a body menu that allows a variety of functions to be assigned to the button to match the user’s needs.

    Fluorine coated front element

    Fluorine coated front element

    The lens’s front element features a fluorine coating that helps to prevent dirt and fingerprints from sticking, and make it easier to wipe dirt and fingerprints away if they do become attached to the lens surface.

    High reliability in harsh conditions

    High reliability in harsh conditions

    The overall design of this lens is dust and moisture resistant for extra protection and reliable operation in challenging environments. Shoot with confidence in light rain or windy conditions.

  • Highlight

    Premium G Master Series wide angle zoom lens and smooth bokeh

    Lens Specifications

    Sony E-mount

    Two XA (extreme aspherical) elements for outstanding resolution

    Size & Weight

    88.5 x 121.6mm (3-1/2 x 4-7/8 in.)

    Circular 11-blade aperture for beautiful defocus effects

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    Sony Nano AR Coating to eliminate flare and ghosting

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    Dust and moisture resistant design

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  • Specifications

    Lens Specifications

    Mount

    Sony E-mount

    Format

    35mm full frame

    Focal-Length (mm)

    16-35

    Focal Length (35mm) (APS-C)

    24-52.5

    Lens Groups / Elements

    13-16

    Angle of View (35mm)

    107゚-63゚

    Angle of View (APS-C)

    83°-44°

    Maximum aperture (F)

    2.8

    Minimum Aperture (F)

    22

    Aperture Blades

    11

    Circular Aperture

    Yes

    Minimum Focus Distance

    0.28m (0.92 ft)

    Maximum Magnification ratio (x)

    0.19

    Filter Diameter (mm)

    82

    Image stabilization (SteadyShot)

    - (body-integrated)

    Zoom system

    Manual

    Teleconverter compatibility (x1.4)

    -

    Teleconverter compatibility (x2.0)

    -

    Hood Type

    Petal shape, bayonet type

    Size & Weight

    Mount

    Sony E-mount

    Format

    35mm full frame

    Focal-Length (mm)

    16-35

    Focal Length (35mm) (APS-C)

    24-52.5

    Lens Groups / Elements

    13-16

    Angle of View (35mm)

    107゚-63゚

    Angle of View (APS-C)

    83°-44°

    Maximum aperture (F)

    2.8

    Minimum Aperture (F)

    22

    Aperture Blades

    11

    Circular Aperture

    Yes

    Minimum Focus Distance

    0.28m (0.92 ft)

    Maximum Magnification ratio (x)

    0.19

    Filter Diameter (mm)

    82

    Image stabilization (SteadyShot)

    - (body-integrated)

    Zoom system

    Manual

    Teleconverter compatibility (x1.4)

    -

    Teleconverter compatibility (x2.0)

    -

    Hood Type

    Petal shape, bayonet type

    Dimensions (D x L)

    88.5 x 121.6mm (3-1/2 x 4-7/8 in.)

    Weight

    680g (24 oz.)

  • Overview
    • Overview

      Find out more about the product here.

  • features
    • Features
      Fast, high-resolution F2.8 16-35mm zoom

      Fast, high-resolution F2.8 16-35mm zoom

      The first wide-angle G Master zoom lens offers performance that will take full advantage of the high-resolution potential of the latest and future camera bodies. The most advanced Sony optical and mechanical technologies come together to deliver extraordinary rendering and clarity.

      High corner-to-corner resolution

      High corner-to-corner resolution

      Uncompromised optical design achieves extremely high resolution and contrast. Landscapes, architecture, interiors, and other expansive subjects are captured with outstanding corner-to-corner sharpness. Aspherical elements minimize distortion, while ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements effectively control chromatic aberration.

      Clarity and contrast in any light

      Clarity and contrast in any light

      Sony’s original Nano AR Coating suppresses spurious reflections that can cause flare and ghosting in backlit and other challenging lighting situations, for consistently high contrast and clarity. Freedom from flare over a wide range of incident light angles provides greater framing and composing flexibility, particularly at wide-angle focal lengths. (1. Nano AR Coating / 2.Glass / 3.Transmitted light)

      Resolution and bokeh raised to new heights

      Resolution and bokeh raised to new heights

      This lens features two Sony XA (extreme aspherical) elements with 0.01 micron surface precision. Distortion that tends to occur in wide-angle zoom lenses is meticulously controlled, as are astigmatism and field curvature.  Unattractive onion-ring bokeh is effectively suppressed by XA (extreme aspherical) elements so that smooth, beautiful bokeh is achieved in out-of-focus areas.

      Gorgeous background bokeh

      Gorgeous background bokeh

      Shooting up close at F2.8 can produce some extraordinary background bokeh. Use this capability to shoot portraits, for example, with dynamic, painterly backgrounds consisting of smooth, expressive bokeh that makes the subject stand out clearly.

      Optimum resolution at any focal length

      Optimum resolution at any focal length

      Consistently high resolution is achieved from infinity to the closest focusing distance. This lens employs a floating focus mechanism with two independently driven lens groups. This system helps to reduce all types of aberration to minimum levels and thereby maintain sharp, high-resolution rendering from infinity focus for landscapes, for example, all the way down to close focus for portraits and similar subjects.

      Fast, precise autofocus

      Fast, precise autofocus

      Two DDSSM (Direct Drive SSM) systems employing original Sony piezoelectric motors directly drive two focus groups in a floating focus configuration. The focus groups are positioned with high precision for the highest possible focus accuracy. DDSSM is quiet too, making it ideal for shooting movies as well as stills.

      Light and compact for high mobility

      Light and compact for high mobility

      Class-leading size and weight reductions have been achieved while maintaining outstanding optical performance. This lens is an ideal match for compact E-mount bodies, providing a portable, manageable system that’s easy to take along on hiking or mountaineering photo excursions.

      11 blades enhance bokeh beauty

      11 blades enhance bokeh beauty

      Sony's original 11-blade circular aperture contributes to even greater bokeh quality. Design and materials have been revised to maintain a round shape, and strict circularity standards are applied to ensure that the full beauty of the lens’s bokeh is achieved without compromise.

      Smooth, versatile operation

      Smooth, versatile operation

      A focus hold button, manual focus ring, AF/MF switch, and other controls provide versatile fingertip operation. The focus hold button can be customized via a body menu that allows a variety of functions to be assigned to the button to match the user’s needs.

      Fluorine coated front element

      Fluorine coated front element

      The lens’s front element features a fluorine coating that helps to prevent dirt and fingerprints from sticking, and make it easier to wipe dirt and fingerprints away if they do become attached to the lens surface.

      High reliability in harsh conditions

      High reliability in harsh conditions

      The overall design of this lens is dust and moisture resistant for extra protection and reliable operation in challenging environments. Shoot with confidence in light rain or windy conditions.

  • specifications
    • Specifications

      Lens Specifications

      Mount

      Sony E-mount

      Format

      35mm full frame

      Focal-Length (mm)

      16-35

      Focal Length (35mm) (APS-C)

      24-52.5

      Lens Groups / Elements

      13-16

      Angle of View (35mm)

      107゚-63゚

      Angle of View (APS-C)

      83°-44°

      Maximum aperture (F)

      2.8

      Minimum Aperture (F)

      22

      Aperture Blades

      11

      Circular Aperture

      Yes

      Minimum Focus Distance

      0.28m (0.92 ft)

      Maximum Magnification ratio (x)

      0.19

      Filter Diameter (mm)

      82

      Image stabilization (SteadyShot)

      - (body-integrated)

      Zoom system

      Manual

      Teleconverter compatibility (x1.4)

      -

      Teleconverter compatibility (x2.0)

      -

      Hood Type

      Petal shape, bayonet type

      Size & Weight

      Mount

      Sony E-mount

      Format

      35mm full frame

      Focal-Length (mm)

      16-35

      Focal Length (35mm) (APS-C)

      24-52.5

      Lens Groups / Elements

      13-16

      Angle of View (35mm)

      107゚-63゚

      Angle of View (APS-C)

      83°-44°

      Maximum aperture (F)

      2.8

      Minimum Aperture (F)

      22

      Aperture Blades

      11

      Circular Aperture

      Yes

      Minimum Focus Distance

      0.28m (0.92 ft)

      Maximum Magnification ratio (x)

      0.19

      Filter Diameter (mm)

      82

      Image stabilization (SteadyShot)

      - (body-integrated)

      Zoom system

      Manual

      Teleconverter compatibility (x1.4)

      -

      Teleconverter compatibility (x2.0)

      -

      Hood Type

      Petal shape, bayonet type

      Dimensions (D x L)

      88.5 x 121.6mm (3-1/2 x 4-7/8 in.)

      Weight

      680g (24 oz.)

  • highlight
    • Highlight

      Premium G Master Series wide angle zoom lens and smooth bokeh

      Lens Specifications

      Sony E-mount

      Two XA (extreme aspherical) elements for outstanding resolution

      Size & Weight

      88.5 x 121.6mm (3-1/2 x 4-7/8 in.)

      Circular 11-blade aperture for beautiful defocus effects

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      Sony Nano AR Coating to eliminate flare and ghosting

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      Dust and moisture resistant design

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  • Reviews
    • Reviews