Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with E Mount
What type of photography is the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS is a member of Sony's G series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
G Series Lenses in Sony E Mount
Reasons to Buy Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| Breathing Correction with Supported Cameras
| Hood supplied
| Tripod Collar
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Internal Focusing
| Power Zoom
| Fast Aperture at Tele end
| Constant f4 aperture throughout the range
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
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Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS is compatible with cameras that have a Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7C Mark II, Sony A7CR and Sony A6700.
Sony A7C Mark II with the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS Lens
Sony A7CR with the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS Lens
Sony A6700 with the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS has a maximum diameter of 105mm and total length of 163mm. It weighs 1215g / 42.9 oz.
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS has a filter thread of 95mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS:
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS has a focal range of 28-135mm and 4.8X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 42 - 202.5mm.
The Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Sony A7C Mark II, Sony A7CR and Sony A6700.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Lens Breathing Correction Compatibility
The Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS is compatible with Sony cameras that features Breathing Compensation/Correction. This feature adjusts the size of the frame dynamically in-camera during video recording by applying a certain percentage of crop in order to minimize change in framing.
Sony cameras that has the Breathing Compensation/Correction feature are:
With a total length of 163mm and a weight of 1215g, the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS is a large lens. Fortunately, it comes with a tripod collar which you can use to attach the lens directly to a tripod or monopod instead of attaching the camera. This connection helps to better balance the lens/kit combination.
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compared to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS has a Power Zoom feature which consists of a rocker switch and a internal zoom motor where you can change the focal length of the lens by pushing this switch. This method of zoom is smoother and generates less shake than zooming in and out using your hand, especially beneficial while recording video.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.15x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.4m. 0.15x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Standard Zoom type Sony E mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f4 from 28mm all the way to the 135mm .
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS's optical formula consists of 18 elements in 12 groups .
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is ALC-SH135.
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sony FE PZ 28-135mm F4 G OSS
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