The 24mm focal length is popular for offering a versatile wide angle of view, but not one so wide that significant distortion starts to become an issue. For Sony photographers and filmmakers, the FE 24mm f/2.8 G offers a very portable design meant to pair with company's lightweight mirrorless cameras to offer easy run-and-gun shooting. This excellent 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 Christopher Frost, this great video review takes a look at the Sony FE 24mm f/2.8 G lens. Despite measuring only 1.8 inches long and weighing just 5.7 ounces, the 24mm f/2.8 G still comes with a range of useful features, including:
- Three aspherical elements for decreased distortions and increased sharpness
- One extra-low dispersion glass element for reduced chromatic aberrations and improved clarity
- Rounded seven-blade diaphragm for smoother bokeh
- Two linear motors for fast and quiet autofocus suitable for both photo and video work
- De-clickable aperture ring for video work
- Linear Response manual focus control with corresponding AF/MF switch
- Customizable focus hold buttons
- 0.19x maximum magnification
- Dust- and moisture-sealed design
- Fluorine-coated front element
Altogether, the FE 24mm f/2.8 G looks like an impressively portable option for a range of applications. Check out the video above for Frost's full thoughts on the lens.