|Sony 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens|
Ilse Jurriën : June 11th 2006 - 12:01 CET
Sony 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens : The Sony 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens is the superb macro-focus lens for both close-up and distant subjects. The Sony 100mm macro lens is a versatile macro-focus lens that covers a wide range of photographic applications, from close-up nature subjects to midrange telephoto shots, making it ideal to carry on location or in the field. Mounted on the Sony Alpha 100 DSLR camera, it provides a 150mm focal length (35mm equivalent), and its superb sharpness and clarity give you professional results in every shooting situation. You can get closer to your subject to capture low-angle shots of insects, flowers and other natural wonders, and broad depth of field lets you keep backgrounds in focus too.|
Sony Alpha 100 digital SLR|
The Sony Alpha A100 camera is an instant classic: the top-quality 10 Megapixel DSLR system camera that builds on a two-decade legacy of Minolta photographic leadership, accepts 20 years of A-mount lenses sold worldwide, and introduces Sony imaging innovations like high-sensitivity shooting with Super SteadyShot in-camera image stabilization, Dynamic Range Optimizer to automatically increase detail in bright and dark picture areas, new Anti-Dust technology to keep the CCD imager clean for better pictures, and Eye-Start Auto focus system for faster camera response.
Sony 100mm macro lens - Contrast and Resolution
In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system Sony Alpha 100 DSLR camera, this lens captures bright, steady imagesof the Sony even working with hand-held camera in low light. Excellent optical precision gives your shots greater visual accuracy for close analysis of your subject. Speeds auto-focus response by limiting the range of distances that are brought into focus, Close-up Range, or Telephoto Range.
Sony 100mm f/2.8 lens specifications
• 100mm f/2.8 Macro Lens
• Excellent for close-ups and telephoto shots
• Bright f2.8 aperture for good results in low light
• High contrast, high-resolution image quality
• Focus Range Limiter for faster auto-focusing
• Focus Hold button for full creative control
• Auto Clutch to stop manual focus ring rotation
• Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects
• Focal length - 35mm Equivalent: 100 mm
• Focal length - APS: 150 mm
• Angle of view - 35mm Equivalent: 24ﾟ
• Angle of view - APS: 16ﾟ
• Min focus distance: 1’ 2.4 inch (35 cm)
• Aperture - maximum: f2.8
• Aperture - minimum: f32
• Maximum magnification: 1.0X
• Lens construction: 8 elements in 8 groups with 9 aperture blades
• Filter diameter: 55 mm
• Dimensions: 3 x 4 inch (75 x 98.5 mm)
• Weight: 1 lb 2 oz (505 g)
• Supplied accessories: Front and rear lens cap, SH0007 lens hood
Sony 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens SAL-100M28 - Focus and Aperture
For full creative control, a focus hold button located on the lens can lock auto-focusing. In auto-focus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate, which improves handling ease. Because aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect. The Sony 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens is expected to ship on or before July 28th, 2006 and has an estimated price of $679.95.
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