Sony SAL 28-75mm f/2.8 SAM Constant Aperture Zoom Lens

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A Quality Lens That Encompasses a Wide Assortment of Focal Spans

Sony 28-75mm f/2.8 Lens The Sony SAL 28-75mm f/2.8 SAM Zoom is a quality lens that encompasses a wide assortment of focal spans from a wide angle through medium telephoto. The aperture is a constant f/2.8 throughout its full zooming range, making it especially valuable for controlling depth-of-field and existing light portraits. It's a compact lens at just 3-3/4 x 3-1/8", while it's a light 20 ounces. It provides a maximum magnification ratio of 0.22x , and accepts 67mm filters.

Featuring precision optics, wide 75 degree viewing angle and compact size , the SAL-28-75mm wide-angle lens becomes a great choice for crisp, high-contrast photos when you're shooting people in groups, indoors, urban scene, or in landscapes. It's also the right lens when you want an inclusive shot or panoramic or inclusive of detail. Mounted on a Sony A DSLR camera, this light wide-angle lens comes up with a nearly standard 42mm equivalent focal length. With it's deep field depth and wide-angle optics, this lens creates crisp, deep contrast images that capture amazing detail in both the foregrounds and backgrounds; Because of it's light weight and compact size it's ideal to take with you for travel or for lengthy shoots; while a sliding lens hood that's built-in safeguard your optics plus switching lenses is quicker.

1. Quite expensive yet looks cheap.
2. No pouch included despite it's premium price.

Updated Review Sep 3, 2011


With wide-angle optics and deep depth of field, it creates sharp, high-contrast photos that capture more detail in both foreground and background.

Compact size and light weight, it's an easy lens to carry when traveling or for long shooting sessions.

Convenient built-in sliding lens hood protects your optics and makes it faster to switch lenses.

A circular aperture enables pleasing defocus effects

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Lens styleConstant Aperture Standard Zoom Lens
Max Format Size 35mm  
Lens focal length35mm Equivalent: 28-75mm  
Stabilization type No
Camera mount Sony Alpha
Angle of view 75  
Largest aperture opening f/2.8
Smallest aperture opening f/32  
Includes aperture ring Yes  
Total diaphragm blades 7 - circular aperture
Total Elements 16  
Number of Groups 14  
Coatings / special elements Aspheric Elements: 4
Extra-low dispersion elements: 3
Minimum focus distance 1.3' (0.38m) from sensor  
Autofocus type Yes
Magnfication 0.22x  
Motor SAM (Smooth Autofocus Motor)  
Full time manual focus    
Focusing method    
Lens distance scale Yes  
Depth of field scale    
Overall weight20 oz  
Lens diameter 3-1/8 (77.5mm)  
Overall length 3-3/4 (94mm)  
Construction materials    
class="label">Lens ColorBlack  
Zooming method    
Filter thread size 67mm  
Lens hood included Sliding ALC-SH109 Petal Hood  

Lens Includes

Sony SAL-2875 28-75mm f/2.8 SAM Constant Aperture Zoom Lens
Front Lens Cap
Rear Lens Cap
ALC-SH109 Petal Hood
1-Year Manufacturer's Limited Warranty (parts & labor)


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Sony SAL 28-75mm f/2.8 SAM Constant Aperture Zoom Lens Reviewed by Gene Wright on . Rating: 5