Images of FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM
Images of FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM
Images of FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM
G Master
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Explore the world in wide-angle detail

G Master performance in a wide-angle F2.8 16-35mm zoom offers a wealth of opportunities to capture subjects in creative new ways. No matter what zoom setting or focus distance you shoot at, this lens delivers consistently superb resolution from corner-to-corner, with stunning background bokeh when required. A compact, lightweight design makes it manageable for active shooting.

FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM
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High corner-to-corner resolution
High corner-to-corner resolution

Uncompromised optical design achieves extremely high corner-to-corner resolution and contrast for landscape, architecture, and other expansive subjects.

Gorgeous background bokeh
Gorgeous background bokeh

Shoot close at F2.8 to capture sharp subjects with dynamic, painterly backgrounds consisting of delightfully smooth bokeh.

A perfect balance of resolution and bokeh
A perfect balance of resolution and bokeh

An advanced optical design that includes two Sony XA (extreme aspherical) elements achieves outstanding resolution, low distortion, and smooth, beautiful bokeh.

Light and compact for high mobility
Light and compact for high mobility

Class-leading size and weight reductions make this 680-gram lens an ideal match for compact E-mount bodies, providing an eminently portable, easily manageable system.

Lens expert tips
Illustration of lens configuration
Lens Configuration

G Master series lenses take imaging and expression to previously unattainable levels with a stunning blend of extremely high resolution and softly dissolving background bokeh

[1] XA (extreme aspherical) lens  [2] Aspherical lens  [3] ED (extra-low dispersion) glass

Modulation Transfer Function of SEL1635GM
MTF Chart

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.

[1] Contrast (%)  [2]  Distance from optical center of lens (mm)   [3] At 16 mm / Max. aperture   [4] At 16 mm / F8 aperture  [5] At 35 mm / Max. aperture  [6] At 35 mm / F8 aperture  [7] Spatial frequency  [8] 10 line pairs / mm  [9] 30 line pairs / mm  [10] Radial values  [11] Tangential values

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Lens Controls

1. Focusing ring / 2. Zooming ring / 3. Focus mode switch / 4. Mounting index / 5. Focus hold button

FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM compatibility

Follow the link below for lens/body compatibility details.

Specifications & Features

  • Premium G Master Series wide angle zoom lens and smooth bokeh

  • Two XA (extreme aspherical) elements for outstanding resolution

  • Circular 11-blade aperture for beautiful defocus effects

  • Sony Nano AR Coating to eliminate flare and ghosting

  • Dust and moisture resistant design

Minimum Focus Distance
0.28m (0.92 ft)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
Filter Diameter (mm)
680g (24 oz.)

What's in the Box

Hood (model):ALC-SH149, Lens front cap:ALC-F82S, Lens rear cap:ALC-R1EM, Case

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