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16 mm F2.8 Fisheye

Sony SAL16F28

Features

  • Captures dynamic dramatic images with lens with curvilinear distortion and exaggerated perspective
  • Diagonal angle of view 180° in 35 mm format (110° in APS-C format)
  • Focusing distance from 7.87 in to infinity
  • Four selectable internal filters

Quick Specs

  • Type: Lens
  • Mount: Sony Alpha
  • Focal Length: Other
  • Width: 2 15/16"
  • Height: 2 5/8"
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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Circular Aperture When changing your aperture to defocus the background, the light sources appear blurred. This bokeh' effect of the blurred background can be enhanced with circular aperture blades used in this lens. Conventional aperture blades have flat sides creating unappealing polygonal shaped defocussed points of light. α lenses overcome this problem through a unique design that keeps the aperture almost perfectly circular from its wide-open setting to when it is closed by 2 stops. Smoother, more natural defocusing can be obtained as a result.

Aspherical lens elements Aspherical lens design dramatically reduces spherical aberration while also reducing lens size and weight. Spherical aberration is a slight misalignment of the light rays projected on the image plane. This is caused by differences in refraction at different points on conventional spherical lenses which degrade image quality in large-aperture lenses. Specially shaped "aspherical" elements near the diaphragm restore alignment of light rays at the image plane, maintaining high sharpness and contrast even at maximum aperture and can also be used at other points in the optical path to reduce distortion. Well-designed aspherical elements can reduce the total number of elements required in the lens, thus reducing overall size and weight. Advanced Aspherical (AA) elements are an evolved variant, featuring an extremely high thickness ratio between the center and periphery. AA elements are exceedingly difficult to produce, relying on the most advanced molding technology to consistently and precisely achieve the required shape and surface accuracy, resulting in significantly improved image accuracy and quality.

ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass As focal lengths get longer, lenses built with conventional optical glass have difficulties with chromatic aberration, and as a result images suffer from lower contrast, lower color quality, and lower resolution. ED glass dramatically reduces chromatic aberration at telephoto ranges, and provides superior contrast across the entire image, even at large aperture settings. Super ED glass provides enhanced compensation for chromatic aberration.

Distance encoder The distance encoder plays an integral part in ADI flash metering, which delivers high precision flash metering that is unaffected by the reflectance of subjects or backgrounds. The distance encoder is a lens component that directly detects the position of the focusing mechanism, and sends a signal to the CPU in order to measure distance to the subject. During flash photography, this data is very useful in calculating how much flash output is appropriate to the scene.

Features

  • Captures dynamic dramatic images with lens with curvilinear distortion and exaggerated perspective
  • Diagonal angle of view 180° in 35 mm format (110° in APS-C format)
  • Focusing distance from 7.87 in to infinity
  • Four selectable internal filters
Mount Sony A-mount
Format 35 mm full frame
Focal Length (mm) 16mm
35 mm equivalent focal length (APS-C) 24 mm
Lens Groups / Elements 8/11 (incl. 1x filter)
Angle of View (35 mm) 180°
Angle of View (APS-C) 110°
Maximum aperture (F) 2.8
Minimum Aperture (F) 22
Aperture Blades 7
Minimum Focus Distance 7-7/8"
Maximum Magnification ratio (x) 0.15x
Filter Diameter (mm) 4x kind (integrated)
Image stabilization (SteadyShot) - (Body integrated)
Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 2-1/5 x 3-5/8" (75 x 66.5 mm)
Weight 14.2 oz (400 g)
* "35 mm equivalent focal length (APS-C)" and "Angle of View (APS-C)" are with interchangeable lens digital camera incorporating APS-C type image sensors.
** Lens hood: fixed, petal shape

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Lens
  • Mount: Sony Alpha
  • Focal Length: Other

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 2 15/16"
  • Height: 2 5/8"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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