Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS

Announced Sep 12, 2012 •
Prime lens | Sony E | SEL35F18
JulienHK
 

Bought this lens 2 years ago for my Nex-6, it fits perfectly to the size of the body. The build quality is great, the focus ring is very smooth and manual focusing is easy. I often use MF but when I need it, the autofocus is precise, fast and very silent ! Sometime due to the shallow depth of field, tracking isn't impossible. The OSS is very effective and silent. For a lens with that sharpness, with OSS and 1.8 aperture, it's a very compact and discreet lens, lightweight. It's always on my ...

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I used this lens for a round year without any standard zooms on my A6000. Loved it. If only I could use it on my Fuji, I would keep it. Very sharp, very fast. Wide open it's softer and has visible vignetting, yes. Close it to F/4 and it's a razor.

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Just took delivery of the SEL 35F18 lens. It's my first lens purchase, and I am bowled over by the difference over the Kit Lens 18-55mm - I was a bit worried about the fixed FL, but I went out for a walk with my son locally yesterday and took some indoor pics and really never felt the need to reach for my RX100ii (my usual walk about camera). I'm very happy I went for the 35mm FL option and not the twice-the-price Zeiss 24mm option - I think the wider angle would have been a bit too ...

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