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Sony - G Master FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Wide Angle Zoom Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Highest DXO Mark Rated Wide Angle Zoom Ever

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    SteveT
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    I read a 100 reviews and watched a dozen videos on this lens vs the much lower cost Zeis version. In the end, the extra money provides a much faster F2.8 aperature, which allows for nice Bokeh which is nearly impossible to gain on any wide angle due to their naturally high depth of field. The other features such as the A to M focus switch is just so handy. And, as mentioned, the DXO mark and DXO sharpness are the highest ever recorded, better than most prime lenses which are so much less usable when moving about. So, it is like getting 2 or 3 prime lenses for one price that makes it a nice choice....of course, if you can afford it. But, if you have a hi-rez A7 or A7R model, you bought that body for perfection, and this lens is a true match for the full frame sensor body.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    One of Sony's best.

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    JayBird
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    I am very happy with the quality of the optics. I have no complaints other than the price. I have used it in a variety of situations with great results including excellent night time landscapes. There is some pin cushioning that is easy to correct. The sharpness, color and contrast is terrific and I can crop a photo in half and still have an amazing shot with the a7Riii. My order came in on time but don't forget to use your Best Buy reward points because they expire fast!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Incredible Piece of Glass

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    Allmightypen
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    I travel. It’s what I do. I had been on the fence about the 16-35 GM as I have a 24-70 GM. Was it too much overlap and frivolous? This lens is absolutely incredible. From the first shot I was floored by the color and detail that I captured. I am currently in north Georgia and I can’t wait to take it out for a real shoot of scenery and stars. I cannot recommend it enough! It is fantastic! Good job Sony!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So far very impressed

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    Momentum
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    I was hesitant at first compared to the same style lens by Zeiss for a lot less money. However, I went with this lens bec I want to take my photography seriously. The quality of the pix are beautiful so I am content with my purchase. Great lens even though the price hurts a bit.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great lens

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    Bear
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    I’ve had a great experience with the Sony lenses! Sharp, quality images. It is tricky with the manual focus since there isn’t an actual gauge on the lens as other companies like Canon, but its the new era of making lenses with the electronic manual in the camera itself. I guess I’m from the old school.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Top notch lens from Sony

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    ElectronicsGeek
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    This lens lines up to all of the hype that has surrounded it since launch. Sony has proven yet again why their G Master lenses top the charts in terms of build and image quality. Absolutely love this lens for landscapes paired with my A7RII.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sharp to the corners, low distortion!

    Posted
    John

    This is a great lens, worthy of the "GM" moniker. I have used a LOT of different wide angle lenses and wide angle zooms, but this is one of the best I've ever used. Highly recommended for Sony A7RIII + shooters!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great angular lens

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    Ghostman650
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    I finally get this lens , i wait a long time to buy it , but trust me is worked the time , and a really recommended this piece of glass for video and photography

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The Best!

    Posted
    guifeng
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    Just my favorite lens. You can do a job just with this 16-35mm, its amazing! Use in my sony a7iii at weddings and parties.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Crispy!!

    Posted
    Tianna
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    I bought this lens about 2 months ago and I’m in LOVE! The investment has been well worth it in my opinion. The images/video are crystal clear.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The best wide lens you can get

    Posted
    Jose
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    The photos are really sharp from edge to edge. Bought this for landscaping photography, and it’s really awesome for me so far!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Incredible lens

    Posted
    SonnyN
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    I brought it in Europe last month. What an incredible lens. All the photos are ultrasharp. But I miss my 24-70mm GM for extra reach.

    I would recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      SonyListens

      Thanks SonnyN for sharing your thoughts and experience with your new Sony lens. We appreciate it.
      Regards,
      Vincent Sony_US

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best lens

    Posted
    Techlover
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    I got this lens new with my a7r iii and wow this lens is extremely sharp. My favorite lens in my collection!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Ultrasharp Lens

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    Jirosan
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    Bought this Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master lens for my landscaping shot. Excellent sharpness at every corner.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    great wide angle lens

    Posted
    ezmon
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    This lens great for landscape shots and/or wide views in tight areas. sharp clear results. G-Masters are really good....

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    One of the best ultra wide zoom lenses

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    Whatjshot
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    Used on the Sony A7R3. It’s sharp, light and has great auto focus. 1 star deduction for the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sharp Sharp Sharp

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    Blake
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    I’ve been waiting to pick this lens up for over a year now and I’m so happy it’s finally mine!! A+++++++

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic

    Posted
    Sww07
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    This lens is magical.. it’s sharpness is a thing of beauty

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great lens

    Posted
    Jaytr
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    Best wide angle lens, super sharp, good for travel photos.

    I would recommend this to a friend