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What is the Sony 16-50mm lens used for?

What is the Sony 16-50mm lens used for?

Designed for APS-C-format E-mount cameras, this 16-50mm lens will provide a versatile standard zoom range that is equivalent to 24-75mm. A variable aperture of f/3.5-5.6 helps keep the lens’ overall size and weight to a minimum.

Is 16-50mm lens good?

The Sony 16-50mm is very much a mixed bag. On the one hand, you get a wonderfully compact lens, one with excellent autofocus capabilities and a focal length range that’s great for pretty much everything.

What is a 55 210mm lens used for?

The 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS is best suited to outdoor sports and wildlife photography, where there’s plenty of light. The Sony 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS is far better suited to outdoor sports and wildlife photography, where there’s plenty of light and you can use a fast shutter speed to freeze the action.

What is SSM lens?

SSM means that the lens also has a ring-type ultrasonic motor for AF operations, so autofocus should be both swift and nearly silent. However, if you were to mount this lens on a pre-2000 Minolta SLR body, you’d be left with manual focusing only.

What does G Master mean?

GM. GM, or “Gold Master” lenses are an improvement on the G lenses and can be physically differentiated with a white G on an orange square. These lenses have been designed to focus faster in order to keep up with Sony’s increasingly fast focusing technology.

Can you take good photos with kit lens?

Long exposure shots with a kit lens can be nearly as good as with a more expensive lens. Slowing down your shutter speed (if you’re using a tripod) also does the trick. A lot of kit lenses also lack sharpness.

What is a OSS lens?

OSS – Optical SteadyShot means that a particular lens has optical image stabilization. ED – as with lenses from other manufacturers, stands for Extra-low Dispersion glass elements used in the lens’ optical construction and designed to reduce chromatic aberrations.

Is the Sony E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS a good lens?

The Sony E PZ 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS lens has quite a wide focus ring. There are no hard stops at both ends of the range, making it a little more difficult to set focus at infinity. Polariser users should be pleased that the 49mm filter thread doesn’t rotate on focus.

Is the Sony 16-50mm an E mount lens?

The Sony 16-50mm is equipped with Sony’s Optical SteadyShot image stabilization technology, which worked quite well. See our IS Test tab for more details on this. There are very few other options for E-mount lenses, particularly those that feature similar specs to the Sony 16-50, such as autofocus and electronic controls.

What are the specs of the Sony PZ 50mm?

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Is the Sony 16-50mm power zoom good?

In the absence of a lens hood, the Sony 16-50mm OSS power zoom is not particularly well protected against flare – and it shows. In the image above, the sun is not in the frame – yet you can see an unhealthy dose of veiling flare as well as a fair amount of streaking.