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ZEISS Batis 18mm f/2.8 E Mount Lens

Product Code: 9248903G
Forming part of the elite Zeiss Batis family of lenses, this 18mm adds those Batis qualities to a super wide angle focal length.


Park Picks 2017 Highly Commended: Best Lens

The ZEISS range of Batis lenses really set the Sony E-mount world alight when they initially welcomed in the Batis 85mm f/1.8 and the Batis 25mm f/2.0 lenses to a burgeoning line of optics compatible with Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras.

Whilst perhaps a surprising choice of new focal length considering the 25mm is erring on the side of ultra-wide, this true ultra-wide lens follows in the theme of the Batis range by having a very minimalist feel whilst not abandoning build quality.

The rubber focusing ring has a nice feel to it and the OLED digital distance scale is a nice feature we expect to see popping up on more lenses in the future. The distortion for a lens this wide is laudable, and the aperture makes it a great choice fo astrophotography.

It will feel most at home when shooting landscape, but reviewers have commented on it being a good choice for indoor photography when shooting in low light - meaning it has a nice extra creative element to its use.

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Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Wide Angle Lens Summary

  • 18mm Wide Angle Lens for Sony E-Mount Digital Cameras
  • f/2.8 minimum aperture
  • OLED Display to show focus distance and depth of field
  • 0.25m Minimum Focus Distance
  • 77m filter diameter
  • 11 elements in 10 groups
Our Verdict

Joining the exceptionally popular, and high quality, Zeiss Batis family of lenses - the 18mm bring ultra wide angle photography to your full frame Sony mirrorless camera. 

The Batis range share a great build quality with an intuitive and imaginative addition of an OLED display to show depth of field and focus distance figures.

Zeiss lenses are consistant in their image quality and when combined with one of Sony's numerous mirrorless digital cameras are capable of beautiful landscape photography.

We Love
  • Batis family styling
  • Zeiss lens quality
  • 18mm focal length perfect for landscape photography
Zeiss Batis 2.8/18 Features in Detail

  • Diagonal angular field of 99 degrees - making it perfect for architectural, landscape and astro photographical environments.
  • Ideal focal length for unique interior shots in smaller spaces.
  • Impressive image quality across the entire image field.
  • Optics based on the Zeiss Distagon optical design
  • The design of the floating elements allows for consistently high image performance in the focal plane - from the minimum object distance to infinity. 
  • Creative freedom with the option of manual or autofocus.
  • Dust and weather sealed.

Buy ZEISS Batis 18mm f/2.8 E Mount Lens - price £1,169.00

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ZEISS Batis 18mm f/2.8 E Mount Lens Specifications

Lens type Super wide-angle
Focal length range 18mm
Aperture range 2.8-22
Filter size 77mm
Compatible cameras Sony E-mount
Dimensions 100mm (diameter) x 80mm (length)
Weight 330g
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