Sony 16mm F2.8 Fisheye allows you to capture dynamic images with all the distinctive traits of a fisheye lens: curvilinear distortion, exaggerated perspective, and an extremely deep depth of field. The diagonal angle of view is 180 degree in 35 mm format (110 degree in APS-C format). Clear images can be obtained from 20 cm to infinity, even with the aperture wide open. The lens includes 4 internal filters to select from. The Sony 16mm F/2.8 fish-eye lens (made in Japan) is a special purpose lens, made for fun, and is not intended to be used by annoying prudish people that take pictures of test charts. Proper use of this lens means jamming it squarely into the scene or subject at close focus, and/or off-center shots with straight lines exacerbating the already massive distortion. You can't appreciate what this lens can do unless you go out and play with it. The Sony 16mm F/2.8 fish-eye is a full frame fish-eye, meaning the image covers the entire film or sensor frame. A circular fish-eye produces a circular image in the middle of the frame, and everything else is black.On the outside, there is the standard Sony matte black finish, with a rubber grip area around the bottom of the barrel. There is a built-in lens hood, so forget about conventional filters and the standard lens cap. This lens uses a soft cover that fits over the hood. The Sony 16mm f/2.8 Lens is a full-frame fisheye that covers a diagonal angle of view of 110 degree (when used with a digital camera). This ultra-wide view provides a fascinating perspective on landscapes, cities, crowds and special events. A special lens hood forms an integral part of the lens barrel. Four built-in filters are included. Mounted on the Sony Alpha digital SLR camera, this lens provides a 24mm focal length (35mm equivalent).Four rotating built-in filters (Normal, 056, B12, and A12) can be selected by simply rotating a dial on the lens. Focal length 16, Maximum aperture F2.8, Minimum focus 0.20 m (7.87"), Diameter 75 mm (2.95"), Length 67 mm (2.62").
*International Model - Free U.S. adapter and warranty in country of origin included with this device