Category Archives: Sony lenses

DXOMark: Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Highest-Rated Wide-Angle Zoom

Recently Sony has been releasing some great glass and the Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM is no exception. GM lenses have been almost universally praised except for maybe the 70-200GM and nothing from Canon or Nikon is coming close to Sony’s best modern glass. Working photographers know that glass is king and it’s why so many love Leica lenses, but even Sony’s low end 16-35mm Vario-Tessar T FE […]

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Save $150 on Sony 50mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro

A surprising deal on the on the Sony 50mm f/2.8 1:1 Macro at Amazon. If you don’t currently own a Macro lens for E-mount this one is worth picking up. This is my third 50mm E-mount lens and I rarely do Macro work, but I greatly prefer 1:1 Macro lenses over 1:2 lenses. Grab one before […]

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LensRentals: Sony 16-35mm f/4 ZA, 16-35mm f/2.8 GM & 12-24mm f/4 G

image courtesy of Lensrentals Sony’s lineup of wide angle lenses expanded rapidly this year and according to Lensrentals the new Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM is the best of them all by far. I hope I have the opportunity to try one soon, but you really can’t go wrong with any of Sony’s wide lenses. […]

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DXO: Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS Sharpest Zoom Scored, But 5th Highest DXOMark Score

The Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS is an impressive performer and I can’t wait to see more real world results, but until then we will have to rely on sources like DXO that have scored the lens very high in sharpness, but not overall. The shortcomings DXO list is some vignetting wide-open. Telephoto zoom lenses like this tend to […]

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Sony E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS Firmware Update

You can download firmware 04 for the Sony E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS here This utility updates the SELP18105G lens system software to version 04 to provide improvements to the focus tracking accuracy and stability.

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TCSTV Live: Sony FE 12-24mm F4 with David duChemin and More

TCSTV Live is off to a rocky start. Video Updated The first minute and a half the audio didn’t work and then the video and audio gets desynced… Let’s hope they post a better copy later, but the overall conversation is worth a listen. David duChemin is very opinionated and interesting to listen too if you […]

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