The superb SAL-35F14G lens closely reproduces the natural angle of vision of the human eye, making it ideal for both general photo-imaging and fine-art photography. The large-aperture G Lens series brings together a wealth of advanced technology to provide you with an exceptionally refined level of optical performance. Its aspherical lens elements improve lens performance; ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass minimies the chrmatic aberrations that occur at large apertures; and the circular aperture makes smooth, beautiful defocusing possible. The resulting difference in quality is clear to see... and clearly breathtaking. Fast wide-angle lens with superior image quality at wide apertures thanks to glass-molded aspheric lens slements. Achieves high resolution and high contrast from corner to corner, with shallow despth of field also possible because of the large maximum aperture. This unique lens gives a special touch to portraits and landscapes, and is ideal for handheld shooting. For comfortable handling, includes a focus hold button and a focus ring that does not rotate during AF operation. The ultimate standard DSLR lens-with ultra-bright f1.4 performance. With its 35mm-equivalent 52.5mm focal length, the superb SAL-35F14G lens closely reproduces the natural angle of vision of the human eye making it ideal for both general photo-imaging and fine-art photography applications where zoom capability might distract you from concentrating on aesthetic properties of your subject.
Ultra-Bright f1.4 Aperture. In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens captures bright, steady images even working with hand-held camera in very low light. Glass-Molded Aspherical Lens. Improves optical stability and precision in creating sharper, more visually accurate images with minimal distortion even at fully open aperture. Focus Hold Button. For full creative control, a focus hold button located on the lens can lock auto-focusing. Auto Clutch. In auto-focus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate, which improves handling ease. Modular Transfer Function (MTF). MTF is a measurement of how well a lense can rerpoduce fine details at a high level of contrast. For each condition, constrast level changes at various points away from the center of the image.
Aperture (Max.) f/1.4 Aperture (Min.) f/22 Aspheric Elements 1 aspheric Blades 9 aperture blades Depth-of-Field Yes Distance Encoder Yes Distance Scale Yes Filter Diameter 55 mm Focal Length APS 52.5mm (35mm Equivalent 35mm) Focus-hold Button Yes Lens Groups-Elements 8 groups, 10 elements Lens Type Wide Angle Wide Angle Zoom Magnification x 0.2 Minimum Focus Distance 30cm Non-rotating Focusing Ring Yes Dimensions (Approx.) 69 x 76mm Weight (Approx.) 510g
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