Sony SEL55F18Z Sonnar T 55mm f/1.8 ZA Lens

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Product information

Combining a versatile 55mm focal length with a bright f/1.8 maximum aperture, this prime lens produces stunning portraits, nature studies and more. High performance ZEISS optics ensure outstanding resolution and contrast, while a dust and water resistant design gives you peace of mind when shooting outdoors.

9 blade aperture
Instead of a standard polygon-shaped lens aperture, this lens features a 9-blade circular aperture for more natural, rounded defocusing or ‘bokeh’.

Less distortion
To optimise performance, aspherical lens elements maintain high contrast (even with the aperture wide open) and minimise distortion and flatness of the image plane.

Internal focus
An internal focusing mechanism means the lens barrel doesn’t move, enabling a more compact design, faster autofocus response, and reduced minimum focusing distances.

Dust & moisture resistant
The sealed design makes this lens a reliable companion to street and journalistic photography.

Angle of View Information The amount of the scene the lens can take in
29° (APS-C), 43° (35mm)
Autofocus Motor Information Built-In autofocus engine to supplement your camera
Yes
Brand
Sony
Diaphragm Blades Information The amount of blades used to create the aperture
9
Dimensions
L71 x Dia.64mm
Equivalent Focal Length Information Focal length when viewed through cameras with a cropped sensor
82.5mm (35mm APS-C)
Filter Thread (mm) Information Section inside the front that allows accessories like filters and hoods to be attached
49mm
Focal Length Information The distance from the sensor and the optical centre of the lens when focused to infinity
55mm
Image Stabilisation Information Irons out blur and shake, so your shots are super-sharp
No
Lens Elements Information Amount of glass pieces that make up the lens
7
Lens Groups Information Amount of compounds that make up the lens
5
Lens Mount Information Type of camera fitting
Sony E
Magnification
1x
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
SEL55F18Z.AE
Maximum Aperture Information Measures the lens' light exposure and, thus, depth of field
1.8
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
0.14
Minimum Aperture Information Measures the lens' light exposure and, thus, depth of field
22
Minimum Focus Distance Information The closest you can get to your subject without losing focus
0.50m
Model name / number
SEL55F18Z
Tripod Collar Information Sometimes called a lens collar, this accessory lets the lens be mounted on a tripod
No
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
281g

Delivery

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    £6.95
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