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Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 - Sony E

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Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Lens for Sony E Mount (2136-691)
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carl_zeiss_2136-691_batis_18mm / 2136-691

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Overview
The Zeiss 18mm Batis lens is ideally suited thanks to its exceptional wide angle to landscape and astrophotography. Its sharpness and low distortion across the entire field also make it suitable for architectural photography, both exterior and interior. It also offers the shortest focal length full frame E-mount lens on the market (as of April 2016).
This dust and weather sealed lens body encloses 11 elements in 10 groups based on the renowned Distagon design, incorporating a floating element setup which ensures great sharpness at any focus setting.
Summary
Lens Format: Full Frame
Focal Length: 18mm
Lens Mount: Sony E
Lens Type: Ultra Wide
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Type: Video
Included in box
  • 1x 18mm Lens
  • 1x Each of Front and Rear Caps
  • 1x Lens Hood

About the Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 - Sony E

The Zeiss 18mm Batis lens is ideally suited thanks to its exceptional wide angle to landscape and astrophotography. Its sharpness and low distortion across the entire field also make it suitable for architectural photography, both exterior and interior. It also offers the shortest focal length full frame E-mount lens on the market (as of April 2016).

This dust and weather sealed lens body encloses 11 elements in 10 groups based on the renowned Distagon design, incorporating a floating element setup which ensures great sharpness at any focus setting.

Lens Mount Sony E-Mount
Focal Length 18mm
Lens Construction 11 Elements in 10 Groups
Maximum Aperture f/2.8
Minimum Aperture f/22
Number of Diaphragm Blades Not Stated
Format Up to 35mm
Angle of View 99° / 90° / 67° (35mm format, diagonal / horizontal / vertical),
Max Reproduction Ratio 0.105x
Focus Modes AF / Manual Focus
Closest Focus 25cm (9.8”)
Internal Focusing Not stated
Weatherproof Yes
Filter Diameter 77mm
Maximum Diameter 78mm (3.1"), 100mm (3.9”) including lens shade
Length 80mm (3.1”), 95mm (3.7") including lens caps
Weight 330g (11.8oz)
  • Diagonal angular field of 99 degrees, making it ideal for landscape, architechtural and astro photography, along with unique interior shots of small spaces. 
  • Currently the shortest autofocus full-frame lens with fixed focal length on the market.
  • Impressive image quality across the entire image field.
  • Innovative OLED display to show focus distance and depth of field. 
  • Optics based on the ZEISS Distagon optical design, featuring 11 lens elements in ten groups. 
  • The floating elements design allows for consistently high image performance in the focal plane - from the minimum object distance to infinity. 
  • Creative freedom with the option of manual or autofocus.
  • Dust and weather sealed. 

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OH MY GOD BUY THIS LENS!!!!
5 stars

Benjamin Salinas on 2017-06-27


There are plenty of reviews online, but as summary it's perect for the A7 line from Sony, wide, sharp and weather resistant. Had it outside in -12 C near a lake for an hour without issues. The humidity was high and didn't even mist. Highly recommended.
5 stars

Ovi on 2017-01-22


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