A Review of the Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Lens

100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses are highly popular among photographers, as they offer the reach of supertelephoto focal lengths and the versatility of a zoom, all in a package that is significantly more affordable than professional supertelephoto prime lenses. This excellent video review takes a look at Sony's option, the FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS lens.

Coming to you from Christopher Frost, this great video review takes a look at the Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS lens. The 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 comes with a variety of useful features, including:

  • Two extra-low dispersion elements and one Super ED element for reduced chromatic aberrations and increased clarity
  • Nano AR coating for reduced flares and ghosting and increased contrast
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization that can work in tandem with in-body stabilization for increased effectiveness
  • Direct Drive Super Sonic Wave motor for quick and quiet autofocus
  • Zoom torque adjustment 
  • Minimum focusing distance of 3.22 feet for a maximum magnification of 0.35x
  • Focus range limiter and focus hold for faster performance
  • Dust- and weather-sealing
  • Fluorine coating for smudge- and dust-resistance
  • Rounded nine-blade diaphragm for smoother bokeh
  • Lens hood with filter access window

Altogether, the 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 looks like an impressive lens. Check out the video above for Frost's full thoughts on the lens. 

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