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Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 for Sony-E Mount
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The Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 for Sony-E Mount
The Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 for Sony E-mount is a high-quality, ultra-wide-angle lens designed specifically for full-frame E-mount cameras like the Sony Alpha a7R II / a7S II / a7II / a7s. Key features include:
Full-Frame Wide Angle. Designed with the full-frame Sony E-mount cameras in mind, the Batis 18mm f/2.8 gives users a true ultra-wide-angle option for the system. It has a 99º angle of view, making it ideal for architecture, landscape, and interior photography. The fast f/2.8 aperture makes it useable in low light.
Autofocus. While the Loxia lenses give users a great manual-focus/aperture lens, the Batis line provides users autofocus capability. Its linear motor offers fast, near-silent performance.
OLED Display. While many lenses utilize focus-distance and depth-of-field scales, the Batis lenses forego this for an OLED display. It will function just the same as the traditional methods, but it provides the enhanced ability to see these parameters in low lighting.
Advanced Optics. The Distagon optical formula features eleven elements in ten groups, including two aspherical elements and two special aspherical elements. The floating element design helps to eliminate aberrations throughout the focusing range. Carl Zeiss T* anti-reflective coating eliminates lens flare and ghosting while providing the famous high micro-contrast Zeiss look.Build. Like other Zeiss offerings, the Batis features great build quality. Cosmetically, they look quite similar to the Touit line with their metal construction and rubberized focus rings. However, the Batis lenses can boast dust- and weather-sealed construction for peace of mind in inclement shooting conditions.
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