A wide angle prime lens that comes with a large aperture can tackle a range of situations, such as astrophotography, weddings, and more. For Sony shooters, there is the FE 20mm f/1.8 G, and this excellent video review takes a look at the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice.
Coming to you from Christopher Frost, this awesome video review takes a look at the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G lens. At 13 ounces, the 20mm f/1.8 G offers the portability of a prime lens; nonetheless, it comes with a range of good features, including:
- Two advanced aspherical elements and three extra-low dispersion elements for reduced aberrations and distortion and increased sharpness
- Nano AR coating for reduced flares and ghosting and deeper contrast
- Rounded nine-blade diaphragm for smoother, more pleasing bokeh
- De-clickable aperture for video work
- Focus hold buttons with customizable functions
- Dual XD linear motor for quiet autofocus suitable for both photos and video
- Front fluorine coating to prevent fingerprints and dust smudges
Altogether, the 20mm f/1.8 G looks like a useful lens for a variety of applications with excellent image quality. Check out the video above for Frost's full thoughts on the lens.