The Sony 24mm F/1.8 Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* ZA (Sony part SEL24F18Z) is a fast prime wide-angle lens built for the Sony NEX E-Mount system; among many potential uses it's an ideal lens for street, landscape, and architectural photography.
The 24mm focal length (35mm equivalent of 36mm) produces a moderately wide 61° angle of view that's quite versatile and popular for use as a primary lenses. to be used as a primary lens. The lens uses an aspherical design to ensure consistent imaging quality throughout the entire focusing range and provides superior imaging quality along with near-zero geometric distortion. Zeiss T* coating delivers superior contrast and precise color delivery expected by today’s professionals. The bright f/1.8 maximum aperture maximizes shooting potential in dim light. Expect a lens perfect for wide open dreamy portraits with unmatched bokeh and crisp edge to edge sharpness especially stopped down to f/2.8 and beyond.
Near focus is remarkably just 16cm (.52ft) and driven by a silent and quick AF motor designed for both photography and for videography applications. Compact, and lightweight at just 225 g (0.49lbs) the Sony 24mm F/1.8 Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* ZA is ultra portable; it's a convenient and high quality lens perfect for street, landscape, architecture, and so much more.