Lens 1: Sony SAL30M28 30mm F2.8

Model Name: Sony SAL30M28 30mm F2.8 specifications.
Image:Sony SAM DT SAL30M28 30mm F2.8 Macro Alpha A Mount Lens
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Release DateMay 18, 2009
General Specifications
Lens type Lens Specs Prime lens
Max Format Size Lens Specs APS-C / DX
Focal length Lens Specs 30 mm
Image Stabilization Lens Specs No
CIPA Image Stabilization Rating Lens Specs
Lens mount Lens Specs Sony/Minolta Alpha
Aperture Details
Maximum Aperture Lens Specs F2.8
Minimum Aperture Lens Specs F22
Aperture Ring Lens Specs No
Number Of Diaphragm blades Lens Specs 7
Aperture Notesrounded blades
Optics (Optical Elements)
Elements Lens Specs 6
Groups Lens Specs 5
Special Elements Lens Specs
Coatings Lens Specs
Focus Specs
Minimum Focus Lens Specs 0.13 m (5.08″)
Maximum Magnification Lens Specs
Motor TypeMicro-type ultrasonic
Fulltime Manual Lens Specs No
Focus Method Lens Specs Extending front
Focus Notes
Distance Scale Lens Specs Yes
Depth-of-Field Scales (DoF) Scale Lens Specs No
Focus Distance Limiter Lens Specs
Physical Specs
Weight150 g (0.33 lb)
Diameter70 mm (2.76″)
Length45 mm (1.77″)
Zoom Method Lens Specs
Power Zoom Lens Specs
Zoom Lock
Filter Thread49 mm
Filter Notesdoes not rotate on focus
Hood SuppliedNo
Hood Product Code
Tripod Collar Lens Specs No
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Introduction: The Sony SAL30M28 30mm F2.8 is a Prime lens lens that was released on May 18, 2009. In this review, we will explore the various features and specifications to help you make an informed decision about whether this is the right lens for you.
Body and Design: The Sony SAL30M28 30mm F2.8 not only delivers exceptional optical performance but also excels in terms of portability. Weighing in at 150 g (0.33 lb) and with a diameter of 70 mm (2.76″) and a length of 45 mm (1.77″), make it a reliable and convenient choice for photographers who value both the quality of their images and the ease with which they can carry and use their equipment.
Specifications: This lens offers a maximum format size of APS-C / DX, providing expansive coverage for stunning photography with a focal length of 30 mm. This lens provides a maximum aperture of F2.8, delivering versatility for different lighting conditions. With a minimum aperture of F22, it allows for precise control over depth of field and exposure settings. Featuring 7 diaphragm blades, the lens is designed to produce smooth and attractive bokeh, enhancing the aesthetic quality of out-of-focus elements in your images. The Sony SAL30M28 30mm F2.8 is constructed with a sophisticated optical design, featuring 6 elements arranged in 5 groups. This design ensures top-tier imaging performance, providing clarity, sharpness, and minimal aberrations across diverse shooting scenarios. The meticulous arrangement of optical elements contributes to the overall excellence, enabling photographers to capture detailed and pristine images. With a minimum focus distance of 0.13 m (5.08″), the Sony SAL30M28 30mm F2.8 allows photographers to get relatively close to their subjects, capturing intricate details with precision. The lens offers a maximum magnification of .
Conclusion: The Sony SAL30M28 30mm F2.8 excels optically. Weighing 150 g (0.33 lb) with 70 mm (2.76″) diameter and 45 mm (1.77″) lenght, it adapts to diverse scenes with a max format size of APS-C / DX and 30 mm focal length. With a F2.8 aperture and 7 diaphragm blades, it ensures quality shots. This review helps you decide if it suits your needs.
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