The Sony G 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 FE OSS (Sony part# SEL70300G) is a premium telephoto zoom for Sony Alpha E Mount mirrorless digital cameras. It's a popular lens with a very practical zoom range that's useable for everything from portraits to sports & action. Thanks to it's strong magnification, the 70-300mm is a great general purpose telephoto lens for travel and nature photography.
Sony 'FE' (Full frame E mount) lenses have optics that completely cover big 'full frame' 35mm format sized sensors; FE lenses are also useable on E Mount Sony cameras with APS-C sized sensors. When used on APS-C sensor cameras, the cropped image from the 70-300mm G has a field of view equivalent to using a 105-450mm lens on 35mm format.
Sony engineered the 70-300mm G with a variable maximum aperture design to keeping it's size and weight manageable. The maximum aperture (which varies from f/4.5 to 5.6 depending on how much you zoom) is more than adequate for daylight shooting. With higher ISO settings and/or Sony's excellent Optical Steady Shot Image Stabilization (or a tripod) the 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6 G OSS is also very useable in other situations depending on available light levels and subject matter.
This lens is perfect for Sony shooters getting who want a seriously high quality telephoto zoom and the superlative images it can produce without being weighed down.
- High-power telephoto zoom lens for Sony FE and APS-C format mirrorless cameras
- FE: Full Frame 35mm format coverage with E Mount
- G Series: high sharpness, considerable correction, excellent color, beautiful bokeh
- Four Aspherical elements for help ensure maximum optical correction
- Two ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) glass elements minimize chromatic aberrations and maximizing clarity
- Nano AR Coating for superior contrast and flare reduction
- OSS (Optical Steady Shot) system preserves sharpness during handheld shooting at by reducing unwanted blur caused by camera shake at slower shutter speeds
- Linear Actuator focus motor provides fast precise autofocus with ultra quiet operation for videography
- Focus hold button on barrel ideal for shooting action with continous AF
- Close focuses to 0.9m (2.96ft)
- Internal Focus (IF) design and focus range limit switch (Full, &ifin;-3m) minimize AF time
- Nine-blade rounded diaphragm opening makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural
- Non rotating 72mm front element for convenient use of polarizing filter
- Dust and weather resistant construction
- Weighs just 854g (30.2oz), only 143.5mm long by 84mm diameter (3.38x5.75 inches)
- Zoom lock switch
Available accessories include: ALC-SH144 Lens Hood, Soft Lens Case, 72mm filters, and caps.