This lens is designed for ultimate resolution with ultimate bokeh, thanks to an apodization (APD) element. The new Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF G Master OSS lens features optical steady shot image stabilisation. The lens has a Direct Drive SSM (Super-Sonic Motor), and focus is quick. There is a Nano AR (Anti-reflective) coating to reduce flare and ghosting. The lens is also dust and moisture resistant.
The lens consists of 13 elements (excluding the APD element) in 10 groups, with 1 aspherical lens element, and 1 ED glass element. The lens is designed for high MTF performance, as well as smooth bokeh, both in front of the subject or behind. The lens has a close focus ring, which brings the close focusing distance down to 57cm, giving 0.25x magnification. The lens also features 11 circular aperture blades which further help produce beautiful bokeh (blur in out of focus areas).
Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Photos of Equipment
The lens has an aperture ring, focus ring, a focus hold button, aperture click on/off, focus mode switch, image stabilisation switch, macro lock button and macro ring. The lens has a metal barrel and all buttons and rings are sealed for dust and moisture resistance. Sony say that the lenses they are now releasing have also been designed for both stills photography, and video use. These photos were taken with a Sony Alpha A7R Mark II.
Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Other sample images
Sales of the lens start in mid March, and the lens has an approximate price of £1700.