Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with A Mount
What type of photography is the Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Hood supplied
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| Extreme Wide-angle capability
| Minimum focus distance of 0.2m / 7.9 inch
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Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye is compatible with cameras that have a 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 16mm F2.8 Fisheye has a maximum diameter of 75mm and total length of 67mm. It weighs 400g / 14.1 oz.
Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye has a fixed focal length of 16mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 24mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye 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).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.15x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.2m. 0.15x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 2 Ultra-Wideangle Prime type Sony Alpha mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye's optical formula consists of 11 elements in 8 groups . Special elements used in this design is filter element included.
Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye comes with a built-in lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye
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Top Alternatives of Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye Lens
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