Sony 18-105mm F/4 E PZ OSS Zoom G Lens Kit for Mirrorless Cameras Stabilizer Bundle
Offer updated on 10/17/2021
High performance E-mount lens w/ excellent contrastVersatile 18-105mm (35mm equiv.) zoom rangeConstant F4 maximum aperture throughout the zoom rangeHandycam technology for smooth, quiet focus and zoomLength of lens remains constant for maximum convenienceZoom lever for continuous zoom speed control Optical SteadyShot image stabilization The first Sony G Lens created specifically for E-mount cameras is true to its heritage, achieving outstanding resolution and contrast throughout the zoom range thanks to an advanced optical design that incorporates two ED glass elements and three aspherical elements. Thanks to technology originally developed for the Sony Handycam camcorders, zoom and focus operation are not only remarkably smooth and quiet, but the length of the lens remains constant as well, for consistent, stable handling when shooting stills or movies. A zoom lever allows zoom speed to be freely adjusted as required while maintaining a comfortable, firm grip, contributing to maximum image quality with minimum camera shake.Circular ApertureWhen changing your aperture to defocus the background, the light sources appear blurred. This ‘bokeh’ effect of the blurred background can be enhanced with circular aperture blades used in this lens. Conventional aperture blades have flat sides creating unappealing polygonal shaped defocussed points of light. a lenses overcome this problem through a unique design that keeps the aperture almost perfectly circular from its wide-open setting to when it is closed by 2 stops. Smoother, more natural defocusing can be obtained as a result.Aspherical Lens ElementsAspherical lens design dramatically reduces spherical aberration while also reducing lens size and weight. Spherical aberration is a slight misalignment of the light rays projected on the image plane. This is caused by differences in refraction at different points on conventional spherical lenses which degrade image quality in large-aperture lenses. Specially shaped “aspherical” elements near the diaphragm restore alignment of light rays at the image plane, maintaining high sharpness and contrast even at maximum aperture and can also be used at other points in the optical path to reduce distortion. Well-designed aspherical elements can reduce the total number of elements required in the lens, thus reducing overall size and weight. Advanced Aspherical (AA) elements are an evolved variant, featuring an extremely high thickness ratio between the center and periphery. AA elements are exceedingly difficult to produce, relying on the most advanced molding technology to consistently and precisely achieve the required shape and surface accuracy, resulting in significantly improved image accuracy and quality.ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) GlassAs focal lengths get longer, lenses built with conventional optical glass have difficulties with chromatic aberration, and as a result images suffer from lower contrast, lower color quality, and...