Offering G Master performance in a compact, fast, and versatile form, the Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM
is a wide-angle zoom covering ultra-wide to standard wide-angle fields
of view. Ideal for a range of subjects, from landscape to lifestyle to
architecture, the lens's advanced optics and bright f/2.8 design pair
with a flexible zoom design to suit working in a variety of shooting
G Master Design
As part of Sony's esteemed G Master series, this lens is designed to
achieve notably high resolution and sharpness through the correction of a
wide variety of spherical and chromatic aberrations.
Bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture benefits working in difficult
lighting conditions and also affords increased control over depth of
Nano AR Coating has been applied to reduce surface reflections, flare,
and ghosting for increased contrast and color rendering in strong
Rounded 11-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing shallow depth of field techniques.
Two XA (extreme aspherical) elements and three standard aspherical
elements are incorporated into the optical design, which features
superior surface precision for effective control over astigmatism, field
curvature, coma, distortion and other spherical aberrations for a high
degree of sharpness and accurate rendering.
Two ED elements are featured in the lens design and help to reduce
chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color
Practical and Intuitive Handling
Two Direct Drive SSM (DDSSM) autofocus groups offer quick, quiet, and
precise focusing performance that is ideal for both stills and video
Floating focusing system divides the focus group into two separately
controlled groups and helps to maintain consistently clear optical
performance throughout the zoom and focus ranges.
Dedicated focus hold button and AF/MF switch for direct tactile control over focus settings.
Dust- and moisture-sealed design better permits working in inclement
conditions and rubberized control rings benefit handling in colder
Front element features a fluorine coating to guard against fingerprints and dust from adhering to it.