Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Macro Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Sony Alpha mount cameras.
Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro is compatible with cameras that have Sony Alpha lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony Alpha lenses are Sony A99 II, Sony A68 and Sony A77 II.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro has a maximum diameter of 75mm and total length of 99mm.
Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro has a filter thread of 55mm.
Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro has a fixed focal lenght of 100mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 150mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC in Sony Alpha mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro has a Max Magnification Ratio of 1x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.35m.
Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F32.0.
Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro's optical formula consists of 8 elements in 8 groups .
Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro is available in Black color.
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