Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II Zoom Lens
The Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II lens is among the most refined 70-200mm lenses ever made. Building on the legacy of its predecessor, this second-generation marvel is the clear winner when looking for a modern telephoto zoom for Sony cameras. Whether you’re an avid sports photographer, wildlife enthusiast, or shooting portraits, this lens is your key to capturing awe-inspiring stills and video with breathtaking clarity and professional features.Overview
- Focal length: 70-200mm – Ideal for a wide range of photography genres, from portraiture to wildlife to sports.
- Bright f/2.8 11-bladed aperture: Capture stunning images even in challenging lighting conditions with beautiful background blur (bokeh).
- Advanced optics: The lens boasts a combination of XA (extreme aspherical), aspherical, Super ED, and ED glass elements that eliminate optical aberrations and ensure crisp image quality.
- Nano AR coating: Reduces flare and ghosting, allowing you to capture high-contrast images even in harsh lighting.
- Minimum focus distance: 0.96m (3.15ft) – Allows for detailed close-up shots, making this lens versatile even when shooting small objects up close.
- 11-blade circular aperture: Produces creamy, natural-looking bokeh that enhances the visual impact of your images.
- Focus range limiter: Enhance autofocus speed and precision by limiting the focus range, particularly helpful for tracking moving subjects.
- Front element fluorine coating: Repels water, oil, and other contaminants, making it easy to keep clean.
- Accepts filters: Designed for 77mm round filters.
Enhanced Optical Precision: The Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II incorporates the latest optical advancements, providing unparalleled image quality. Its meticulously designed optical path ensures sharpness, clarity, and minimal aberrations throughout the zoom range, making it ideal for capturing fine details and stunning bokeh effects.
Improved Autofocus System: The upgraded Dual XD Linear Motors offer faster and quieter autofocus, even in challenging shooting conditions. This means you can effortlessly track fast-moving subjects or instantly capture fleeting moments without noise interference. Autofocus is designed to be responsive both for stills shooting and video shooting applications.
Enhanced Build Quality: We know not every lens rental is going to work in a studio. With improved weather-sealing, this lens can withstand dust, moisture, and extreme temperatures. The overall build quality of the lens has been improved while still reducing weight by more than 25%. In fact, it’s the lightest stabilized 70-200mm f/2.8 lens for any camera system!
Updated Control and Customization: The focus hold button and other controls on the lens barrel have been optimized for quick access, improving the overall operator experience. Additionally, you can customize the functions of these buttons to suit your unique shooting preferences.
Advanced Optical Stabilization: The Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II features an Optical SteadyShot image stabilization system that delivers an impressive 4.5 stops of compensation, allowing you to shoot handheld at slower shutter speeds with confidence, particularly in low-light situations.
Minimal Focus Breathing: Video content creators will appreciate the minimal focus breathing, with smooth focus pulls without changing focal lengths. This enhancement makes the II an excellent choice for documentary shooters who may want to focus quickly without distracting the audience.
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