YouÕll be amazed from the very first shot
The world's first1 fast-aperture F2.8 ultra wide-angle zoom lens for mirrorless invites new experiences Offering the unprecedented brightness of constant F2.8 and outstanding portability the 11-20mm F/2.8 Di III-A RXD (Model B060) is a fast-aperture ultra wide-angle zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. The F2.8 maximum aperture is a worldÕs first for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless in this category. Because the fast-aperture lets you maintain a high shutter speed even when shooting in dark conditions you can capture sharp images with minimal hand shake.
Capture dynamic images with a fast-aperture ultra wide-angle zoom lens Covering focal lengths from 11-20mm (equivalent to 16.5-30mm in full-frame format) this lens is the first ultra wide-angle lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras in the world to achieve a maximum aperture of F2.8 and allows users to fully enjoy the soft bokeh effects distinctive depth-of-field and unique perspective provided by a fast-aperture lens. Enjoy a higher degree of photographic freedom than ever before such as taking regular snapshots at the 20mm end which has a rather natural angle of view and then challenging yourself to take powerful ultra wide-angle shots at the wide end Ð all while enjoying the easy handling and the advantages that fast-aperture lenses offer. The lens shines in various scenarios including architecture landscape indoor environmental portraits and interior photography.
A design so compact and light weight itÕs hard to believe itÕs an ultra wide-angle lens The lens was designed to be exceptionally compact and light weight an ideal match with Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. It has an overall length of 86.2mm (3.4 in) and weighs 335g (11.8 oz). Imagine a lens so small and light that it is hard to believe it is a full-fledged fast-aperture ultra wide-angle zoom. You can concentrate on shooting without worrying about bulk or weight. When used with a compatible Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless camera body you will enjoy carefree handheld shooting of still images or even find it easy to shoot video using a compact tripod or gimbal.
Enjoy the outstanding optical performance of the TAMRON 11-20mm F2.8 The 11-20mm F2.8 is a high-resolution lens that focuses on superb image quality as a full-fledged fast-aperture ultra wide-angle zoom. The optical construction includes 12 elements in 10 groups. High resolution performance is maintained across the entire frame with the well-balanced arrangement of two GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) lens elements. Two LD (Low Dispersion) and one XLD (eXtra Low Dispersion) lens elements are used to suppress the chromatic aberrations that tend to occur when shooting at the wide-open aperture of fast-aperture lenses. These features combine to render clear crisp images. In addition the use of the lens correction features built into Sony cameras lets users harness extra lens performance gains.