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BEST MACRO ZOOM LENS

Sony FE 70-200mm F4 Macro G OSS II

This classic focal length’s major update brings all the latest focusing and tracking tech into a shorter and lighter-weight body. This is the first zoom lens in its class to offer half-macro capability throughout the zoom range, increasing to full macro when used with the 2x teleconverter. Close focusing capability has been enhanced via a floating focusing element that permits a minimum focusing distance of 10.2 inches (@26cm) at 70mm that, in union with the rounded 9-bladed diaphragm, makes for beautiful bokeh effects. For videographers, a new Direct Manual Focus feature for quick focus ring adjustments in AF modes. Four XD linear motors support focus tracking while zooming for locked on sharpness, a benefit for still photography as well. Sony’s OSS (Optical Steady Shot) works as a team with the camera body’s stabilisation system to aid in challenging lighting scenarios.

Sony FE 70-200mm F4 Macro G OSS II