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Sony - Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Wide Zoom Lens for Sony E-Mount Cameras - Black

Capture clear images and video footage with this Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE SEL1635Z wide zoom lens, which attaches to your Sony E-mount camera and features 5 aspherical lenses and 3 extra-low dispersion elements for sharp, vibrant shots.

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    What's Included


    • Front lens cap and rear lens cap
    • Lens Hood (ALC-SH134)
    • Lens case

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (76 out of 76)

    Features


    Compatible with Sony E-mount cameras

    For use with your existing model.

    ZEISS T* coating

    Promotes optimal contrast and resolution.

    Optical SteadyShot image stabilization

    Helps minimize the effects of camera shake and vibration.

    Silent AF and iris (aperture) drive

    Allow you to capture clear movie footage.

    Dust- and moisture-resistant design

    Offers durability.

    16-35mm focal length

    Enables versatile shooting.

    f/4 maximum aperture

    Maintains consistent exposure and depth of field.

    5 aspherical lenses

    Help reduce distortion and provide sharp corners. A large advanced aspherical element offers wide-angle performance.

    3 extra-low dispersion elements

    Limit chromatic aberration for clear images.


    Customer rating

    Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews

    100%
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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Wide Angle Zoom

      Posted
      jay660
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      The 16-35mm is a fantastic lens. I find myself going to the lens a majority of the time. It really brings a great focal range for a wide angle zoom lens. Great results throughout the focal range with little distortion you might expect from a wide angle lens. Image sharpness is phenomenal at any focal length. This lens works great on either the A7 series type cameras, but just as well on the A6000 and NEX type bodies. The lens has a decent size and weight to it. You know this is a great piece of glass as soon as you pick it up. The additional Zeiss branding also clearly demonstrates the image quality you’ll get with this lens. I definitely does not disappoint in this area. After using this lens for a few months, I have no complaints about its performance. While it does cost a bit more, if it is within your budget, you will not be disappointed. It performs flawlessly in every situation you can throw at it. I highly recommend this lens.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Awesome Lens

      Posted
      Eamesoutdoors
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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      As a (mostly) landscape photographer, 16-35mm is my go to. It was a really tough decision between this and the 16-35 GMaster. The Zeiss lens is clear all the way to the edge wide open and I have been really really happy with the quality. The only thing this is lacking compared to the Gmaster is the zeiss is F4. So I do miss the faster lens while shooting astrophotography. BUT.. I come from Montana, my landscapes come from backpacking miles and miles. The Zeiss is WAY more compact than the GMaster, and not to mention half the price. For that reason I stuck with the Zeiss. I would recommend this lens to anyone. I would say GMaster is overall a better all around lens because of the F2.8. But, your choice is between two very solid lenses and I would recommend the Zeiss to anyone

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Sony 16-35 mm zoom lens, excellent lense

      Posted
      OldFilmUser
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      I purchased this lens after reading the reviews posted on Best Buy and other internet sites. I normally use my old Canon FD lenses with a fixed focal length and adaptor on my A7II. However, my Canon 17mm F2 with the adapter produces pretty sever vignette and distortions, so I picked this up as an "open box" item to see how much better of a picture I could get at the 16mm side of the zoom. I doubt if I will ever use the old Canon 17mm again. This lens gives sharp, flat pictures, corner to corner. Another note, although not really mentioned, is this lens goes into a macro mode and takes excellent close up photos.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Excellent Lens!

      Posted
      Jason
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      I didn't realize how much I missed having a wide angle until I no longer had one. I initially only had one lens for my A7RII but really missed the flexibility the wide angle afforded me. I couldn't be happier with the picture quality of this lens! Super sharp and the field of view really lets you capture a wide range in your image. The durability and construction feel pretty solid too. Would definitely recommend!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Amazing lens!

      Posted
      Ecajoe
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      I'm a professional real estate photographer and recently switched to Sony. This lens is perfect for what I shoot. It's attached to my a7II and the images are super sharp with well controlled flair and distortion. My clients have noticed a change for the better in all my work. I'm very pleased with the results I am getting with this great lens.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Great Wide Angle Lens

      Posted
      Meme
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      This lens works great and the only downside is that it is pretty heavy. Overall it feels and looks like a high quality lens by Sony. I also have the 10-18 mm wide angle and compared to this lens there is a big difference. If you are looking for something that is light weight then the 10-18 mm is for you. If you want better glass and high quality workmanship the 16-35 is great.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Excellent Wide Angle Lens

      Posted
      Mary
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      In looking for a good set of lenses for my new AR7 II camera I was trying to get a wide range of good lenses that would cover most conditions. I debated between this lens and the Rokinon 14mm Lens. I am really glad I got this one. I like the zoom function and it takes great inside and outside pictures. The zoom is smooth and the lens well made. For a wide angle lens it is very small and light easily carried in bag to switch if you need the wider angle.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Outstanding Zeiss/Sony Quality Lens

      Posted
      Atomicmechanic
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      I got my first hand look at this lens from the Sony Rep at my local camera store. Unfortunately they did not have this lens in stock, but Best Buy did. I'm extremely impressed with the image quality of this lens paired with the Sony A7ii Camera. The lens has an excellent feel to it, and even though it is a bit heavy, having the Battery Grip on the A7ii gives it a neutral feel to it. If you can afford this lens, it will be an excellent addition to your camera system.

      I would recommend this to a friend




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