A Review of the Impressive Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens

The Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II is the second iteration of the company's fast telephoto zoom, making it an appealing tool for a lot of professional photographers and filmmakers. It brings with it a wide range of improvements over the original, and it looks like quite the impressive lens. This fantastic video review takes a look at the lens and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice. 

Coming to you from Stefan Malloch, this great video review takes a look at the Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II lens. Despite being 30% lighter than the first iteration, the new version comes with a range of great features, including:

  • Two extra-low dispersion elements and two Super ED elements for rless chromatic aberrations and better clarity 
  • Nano AR Coating II for less flares and ghosting and deeper contrast
  • Four XD linear motors for quick and accurate autofocus
  • Reduced focus breathing for video work
  • Optical Steady Shot image stabilization with three modes for general shooting, panning, and keeping a stable frame when shooting moving subjects
  • Three customizable focus control buttons
  • Focus range limiter for faster autofocus speed
  • Fluorine coating for protection against fingerprints and oil
  • Dust- and moisture-resistance

Check out the video above for Malloch's full thoughts on the lens. 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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