Camera Lenses for Sony E-mount Full-frame Cameras

General Camera Lens Info

Cleaning Optics: If you are unsure about the type of optic you have or the reactivity of your optical substrate or coating, then using De-Ionized Water and a little bit of dish soap is the safest way to make sure the optic is not damaged by harsh chemicals.

Beware of Mold when Storing Lenses

Zoom Lenses

Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II



Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN II | Art Lens

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2

  • f/2.8 constant maximum aperture
  • Zoom method: Rotary (extending)
  • Filter size: 67mm
  • OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)? No
  • Model A063
  • Weight: 540g (19 oz)


Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens [Model A046]

  • f/2.8 constant maximum aperture
  • The Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A046) is a large aperture ultra wide-angle zoom lens for Sony E-mount that was designed exclusively for mirrorless cameras
  • Filter size: 67mm
  • OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)? No

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens

  • f/2.8 constant maximum aperture
  • OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)? Yes
    • Be aware the OSS drains the battery faster.
    • The Optical SteadyShot modes make it more convenient to capture sharp images when making handheld photos under various conditions. For example, Mode 2 stabilization facilitates dynamic panned photos, and Mode 3 provides optimum stabilization for tracking and making dynamic, unpredictable sports action photos.
  • Zoom method: Rotary (internal)
  • Dust and moisture-resistant design/ advanced weather sealing.
  • Magnesium alloy barrel
  • Weight: 1045g (36.9 oz) (Without tripod mount)
  • Comparison to the previous model (v1)
    • Four of Sony’s original XD (extreme dynamic) Linear Motors deliver high thrust efficiency boosting AF speed by up to 4x compared to the previous model.
    • The weight has been reduced by approximately 29%, to just under 2.3 lbs, making this model among the lightest in its class.
  • Filter Diameter: 77mm
  • Model No. SEL70200GMII / SEL70200GM2
  • Search the Web
  • Available from B&H #SO70200282GM
  • Drivers, Software Updates, and Manuals for SEL70200GM2
    • Firmware Updates
      • Firmware v04 released 2023-12-05
        • Adds support for continuous shooting with AF/AE tracking up to a maximum of 120 images/second when used with the ILCE-9M3 camera body
      • Firmware v03 released 2023-06-26 – Improves AF performance



Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN OS | S


Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VC VXD G2 Lens [Model A065]

Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD (Model A058)


Lens Filters

You’ll hear different views on whether to use a lens filter or not. Consider the following:

  • Never use a cheap $30 filter unless you don’t care about image quality.
  • How much does a good quality filter cost vs the cost of replacing the front element or replacing the lens group?
  • Always use the lens hood, mounted correctly. Facing out.

Sony Multi-Coated (MC) Protector Filter

  • High-quality, optical glass, multi-coated (MC) protection filter
  • Transparent multi-coated filter protects camera lens against dust, dirt, and fingerprints
  • Filter can be left on at all times to protect camera lens surface without affecting optical performance
  • Slim filter design prevents image vignetting
  • Available from B&H Photo

H&Y Filters RevoRing Variable ND3-ND1000 & Circular Polarizer Filter



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