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Best Low-Light Lenses for Sony

This recommended page lists lenses that I believe work well at F/2.8 or faster, and are typically used hand-held in low light, so no big lenses like the 70-200mm or 300/2.8.  I’m only listing lenses that I’ve reviewed, owned and/or have used extensively in low light.  A lens that gets a thumbs up here has to perform very well in

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Sony RX Series

Below you’ll find specifications for all Sony RX series camera from the most recent at the top, to the oldest at the bottom.  
    Model RX100 V Price $999  October, 2016 Effective megapixels 20.2 LCD monitor 3.0″  1,229,000 pixels, tilt out screen. Lens

Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 8.8-25.7 F/1.8-2.8 T*

  Zoom

2.9 optical zoom, 24-70mm in 135 format.

  Recording media Memory stick,…

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‘E’ Mount Lens Chart

Go here for an up-to-date list of all lenses that will fit this mount.  The chart below does not have the newest lenses listed, and I don’t plan on updating it as the list of native ‘E’ mount system lenses is becoming quite large and a bit overwhelming to display this way.  This chart is from the old site, and…

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Original and Restyled Lens Differences

Minolta AF 35mm F/2 new or “restyled” version and the Minolta AF 35mm F/2 original version comparison

These two lenses have identical optical designs, but there has been some upgrading to the new or “restyled” version.  The new version gets a better coating on some of the lens glass surfaces to reduce flare and ghosting.  There is a circular aperture…

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Sony, Nikon and Canon Kit Lens Shootout

This comparison or “shootout” review will cover the Sony 18-70mm F/3.5-5.6, Nikon 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6G VR, and the Canon 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 IS lenses.  If you want to see a more in-depth review, and complete specifications for a particular lens, go to the following:

The cameras used …

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