Sony 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye

Lens Summary

Brand: Sony

Also Known As: Sony 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2006-06-15

MSRP Price: $998

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: This fisheye lens provides an extremely wide 180° angle of view on 35mm full-frame format cameras (110° on APS-C format cameras). In addition to eye-catching interpretations of reality, it offers extended depth of field so that you can capture huge vistas in which everything from 20 centimeters to infinity is sharp, even at maximum aperture. Four selectable internal filter settings are provided: normal, O56 monochrome, B12 red reduction and A12 blue reduction.


Sony 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length16mm
Mount TypeSony Alpha
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:6.6
Optical SteadyShot / AntiShake (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)180°
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format)N/A
Optical Information
Lens Elements11
Lens Groups8
Diaphragm Blades7
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elementsfilter element included
Nano AR CoatingNo
Anti-Reflective / Multi-Layered / T* CoatingNo
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Direct Drive Super Sonic wave Motor (DDSSM)No
Minimum Focus Distance0.20m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size01/01/1900
Accepts Filter Type01/01/1900
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions6.65 x 7.49cm
Weight400g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction and MTF Chart

Sony 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye

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