Sony AF 16mm F2.8 FishEye A-mount lens review by Pavel

reviewer#3288 date: Feb-19-2008
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.8
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sigma 15mm f/2.8 fish eye
price paid:740 €
comment:This lens feels very sturdy,metal build but well designed.
It has 3 filters inside but I did not find the reason to use them at all.The focus is spot on even at close-ups shots and it's sharp wide open.I like it better than sigma 15mm.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 13
  • sharpness: 4.65
  • color: 4.77
  • build: 4.85
  • distortion: 4.54
  • flare control: 4.00
  • overall: 4.56 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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