Traveling With the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II Lens

24-70mm f/2.8 lenses and some of the most versatile and popular choices out there, as they can tackle a huge range of needs and scenarios with easy. For Sony shooters looking for top quality out of such an option, there is the FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II, and this great video review takes a look at the lens and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in usage.

Coming to you from Jason Vong, this excellent video review takes a look at the new Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II lens. The new version of this already respected lens comes with a nice variety of improvements and new features, including: 

  • Reduced size and weight
  • Two ED (extra-low dispersion) and two Super ED elements for reduced chromatic aberrations and improved clarity 
  • Five aspherical elements, including two extreme aspherical elements (XA) for reduced distortion and improved sharpness
  • Nano AR Coating II for fewer flares and ghosting and deeper contrast
  • Reduced focus breathing, focus shift, and axial shift
  • De-clickable aperture ring for video work
  • Two customizable focus hold buttons
  • Adjustable zoom ring torque
  • Four XD (extreme dynamic) Linear Motors for quick and quiet autofocus suitable for both photo and video work
  • 11-blade diaphragm for smoother bokeh
  • Dust- and moisture-resistant construction

Altogether, the 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II looks like quite an impressive lens. Check out the video above for Vong's full thoughts. 

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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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