Sonnar T* E 1,8/24 ZA

The fast perfectionist.

This wide-angle lens opens up entirely new perspectives for your SONY NEX camera. Thanks to its elaborate optical design, the lens is almost completely free of distortion. Its aspherical lens design guarantees superior imaging quality throughout its focusing range. Also, thanks to its ZEISS T* anti-reflective coating, stray light is minimized to guarantee high contrast images with rich and natural colors. It also features a high-speed autofocus with a linear motor that operates with particular ease and is almost silent. Thanks to its high-quality, full-metal construction in renowned ZEISS quality, this lens is a dependable companion for decades to come. An ideal lens for landscapes and interiors, cityscapes and general, everyday, photography.
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  • Features

    Virtually distortion-free optics

    Dramatic perspectives and a view from extraordinary image angles – ZEISS lenses open up new composition possibilities. Distortion would disrupt the composition because straight lines, whose image does not go through the image center, would be reproduced with a curved shape.  This annoying effect is accordingly and largely compensated through elaborate optical designs at all focal lengths.

    ZEISS T* anti-reflective coating

    The optical elements of ZEISS lenses feature T*® anti-reflective coating on all surfaces and an optical design that guarantees images of superior brilliance at all times, even in unfavourable lighting conditions. We apply the anti-reflective coating to the lens surfaces by the vapour deposition of extremely thin, transparent layers on the glass. In this process, special substances are vaporized with extremely high energy in a high-vacuum environment and are subsequently deposited on the glass surfaces, one after another, as layers with precisely controlled thicknesses to achieve the desired reduction of reflective properties. The first coating techniques were employed by ZEISS as long ago as in the 1930s.

    Aspherical design

    The aspherical lens design ensures consistent imaging performance throughout the entire focusing range as well as sharpness to the periphery of the image. The asphere's more complex surface profile can reduce or eliminate spherical aberration and also reduce other optical aberrations compared to a simple lens.

    Homogeneous image quality throughout the image field

    ZEISS lenses are famous for their extraordinary image quality. Even with challenging subjects, perspective, color and light are optimally rendered – throughout the entire 35 mm image field. For this reason, we place great emphasis on particularly high image quality, e.g. low distortion and outstanding stray light reduction for rich colors.

    Silent Autofocus

    A silent autofocus mechanism means you can capture the details of an intimate moment with great precision. This is very useful in both film and photographic situations where you and your subjects do not want to be disturbed by mechanical noises.

  • Data

    Technical Specifications

    Sonnar T* E 1,8/24 ZA

    Performance Focal length 24 mm
    Aperture range f/1.8 – f/22
    Camera mount Sony E-Mount*
    Focusing range 0,16 m (6.30") – ∞
    Lens elements | Groups 8 / 7
    Angular field (full frame)
    Angular field (APS-C) 61° (diagonal)
    Physical Filter thread M 49 x 0.75
    Diameter max. 63 mm (2.49")
    Length (withouth lens caps) 83 mm (3.27")
    Weight 225 g (0.49 lbs)

    *) Canon is a trademark or registered trademark of Canon Inc. and/or other members of the Canon Group. Nikon is a registered trademark of Nikon Corporation. Sony is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation. Fujifilm is a registered trademark of Fujifilm Corporation. Leica is a registered trademark of Leica Microsystems IR GmbH.

    **) Referring to 24x36 mm format

    ***) Referring to APS-C format

  • Pictures

    Your pictures made with our lens

    Sonnar T* E 1,8/24 ZA

    Every day, thousands of impressive images are captured and every shot tells a different story, as you can see in these images below, all made with this ZEISS lens. The objective of the ZEISS Flickr Group is to gather the best of your images together and show them to the world.

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  • Accessories
    ZEISS Accessories - Filter

    Filter

    Accessories

    These filters feature T* ® anti-reflective coating and are optimal for protecting your front lens. The UV filters afford your pictures more brilliance, the POL filters reduce reflections on nonmetallic surfaces and increase color saturation.

    • High fitting accuracy for fast filter change
    • Can be used with a lens shade
    • Available in all standard sizes
    More details about the ZEISS T* UV and POL Filters
    ZEISS Accessories - Cleaning Products

    Cleaning Products

    Accessories

    From finger prints and grains of sand to the smallest particles of dust, dirty or scratched lenses compromise picture quality. It is essential that lenses are clean, and especially that they are properly maintained. ZEISS offers a range of professional cleaning products that perfectly complement your unique product experience. Our specialists have developed these products to meet the precise needs of high-quality optical surfaces.

    More details about the ZEISS Cleaning Products
    ZEISS Accessories - Camera Strap

    Camera Strap

    Accessories

    The ZEISS comfortable camera straps ensure that carrying your equipment does not lead to shoulder and neck strain, even when used for longer periods.

    More details about the ZEISS Camera Strap
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