The35mm f/1.8 OSS Alpha E-mount Prime LensfromSonyis a sharp, prime lens for Sony E-mount cameras, including the Alpha NEX-5R, Alpha NEX-6 and the NEX Handycam camcorders. It is a compact, fixed focal length lens which is equivalent to 52.5mm in 35mm equivalency. A fast maximum aperture of f/1.8 means thelensis ideal for blur-free capture offast moving subjects and for retaining crisp imaging in low light. A quiet linear motor controls focus while an in-lens stepping motor controls aperture, together they offer smooth and virtually silentlens action,which is ideal for shooting video. Direct Manual Focus is also featured which allows for fine manualfocus control andis operable even in autofocus mode. Sony's built-in Optical Image Stabilization system provides approximately 4-stops worth of shake control, making the lenseven morefunctional in low light conditions and great when tracking moving subjects in video.
Improved optics have reduced spherical aberration and provide uniform contrast across the sensor and sharp images even when shooting wide-open at f/1.8 aperture. The circular aperture helps tocreate smooth and circular bokeh.
Sony 35mm F/1.8 Overview
Delivering a "normal-length" 52.5mm equivalent on APS-C-format E-mount cameras, theE 35mm f/1.8 OSS LensfromSonyis a versatile and lightweight option that will fit a variety of shooting scenarios. It offers a fast f/1.8 maximum aperture for working in low-light and creating images with shallow depth of field. Equipped with one extra-low dispersion element and two aspherical elements, images will have an absolute minimum of aberrations. Also, it has built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization for reducing camera shake and creating sharper images and uses an internal focus mechanism that enables fast, responsive focusing as close as 11.8". Additionally, it has a seven-blade circular diaphragm for smooth bokeh.