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Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*

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Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* review: specs and price

Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*
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Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*

Why is Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* better than the average?

  • Minimum focal length
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    16mmvs51.11mm
  • Minimum focus distance
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    0.28mvs0.56m
  • Weight
    518gvs655.31g
  • Optical zoom
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    2.18xvs2.1x
  • Maximum angle of view
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    107°vs58.2°

Price comparison

General info

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*
2.Has a metal mount
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A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.

Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*
3.minimum focal length
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A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

Best

Canon EF 35mm F/2 IS USM

0.24mm

16mm

4.maximum focal length
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A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.

Best

Sigma 300-800mm F5.6 EX DG APO HSM

800mm

35mm

5.weight
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Best

Canon EF 400mm F/4 DO IS II USM

2.1g

518g

6.Is a wide angle lens
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A wide angle lens is great for capturing larger areas of a scene, such as when doing architectural or landscape photography.

Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*

Optics

1.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image. Show more

Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*
2.optical zoom
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The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD

22.2x

2.18x

3.maximum angle of view
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At the shorter end of the lens you get the widest angle of view. This allows you to fit more of the scene into the photograph (based on APS-C format).

Best

Leica APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH

318°

107°

4.magnification
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A true macro lens has a magnification of 1:1. This means that the image produced is a life-size representation of the subject being photographed.

Best

Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH

14x

0.19x

5.minimum angle of view
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At the longest end of the lens you get the narrowest angle of view. This allows you to fit a small portion of the scene into the photograph, such as when you are zooming in on a subject (based on APS-C format).

Best

Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD

63°

Aperture

1.wide aperture (main camera)
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject. Show more

Best

Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct

f/0.95

f/4.00

2.widest aperture at maximum focal length
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct

0.95f

4f

3.Has rounded aperture blades
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Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.

Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*
4.aperture blades
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The aperture controls how much light gets through to the camera’s sensor. More blades is often an indicator of a better quality lens. It also allows you to achieve much nicer looking bokeh when blurring out your background, whereas a lens with less blades will often produce harsher, more polygonal bokeh.

Best

Leica Thambar-M 90mm f/2.2

20

7

Focus

1.Has focus motor
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Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.

Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*
2.minimum focus distance
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This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

Best

Lensbaby Circular Fisheye

0.01m

0.28m

3.Has full-time manual focus
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With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.

Sony FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T*

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