About the Sony SEL1018 10-18mm f/4
If you've been on the lookout for an E-mount lens that will absolutely change the character and emphasis of the subjects you shoot, plus give you flexibility in framing options that you just can't get any other way, you need to start experimenting with this Sony SEL1018 wide-angle zoom lens. With a 15mm equivalent focal length on your Sony E-mount camera at full wide angle, this lens is ideal for capturing that seaside panorama with the approaching storm clouds, or the full city skyline from the high ground downtown. Plus, with the unusual emphasis that extreme wide angles give to perspective, you'll be able to create images that are truly arresting.
The lens is competitive in lower light as well, with a maximum aperture of f/4 throughout its zoom range. Try it out in tight spaces.
- 10-18mm f/4 zoom lens with 35mm equivalent of 15-27mm
- compatible with APS-C sensor Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras
- Optical Steady Shot image stabilization with Active mode for steadier handheld shots
- super-wide angle is perfect for expansive landscapes, architecture and striking manipulation of perspective
- minimum focus distance: 9.84"
- minimum aperture: f22
- seven circular aperture blades for smooth background defocusing
- filter/attachment size: 62mm
- lens is 2-13/16" in diameter and 2-3/4" long
- weight: 8 oz.
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- front and rear lens caps
- petal-shaped, bayonet-type lens hood
- MFR # SEL1018
What's in the box:
- E10-18mm F4 OSS lens (SEL1018)
- 62mm Front lens cap (installed)
- Rear lens cap (installed)
- ALC-SH123 Lens hood
- Operating Instructions
- Precautions Before Using
- Warranty sheet
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More details on the Sony SEL1018 10-18mm f/4
Optics: The Sony SEL1018 (E 10-18mm F4 OSS) super-wide-angle zoom lens is compatible with the Sony α NEX-series interchangeable lens cameras. The lens has a 35mm equivalent focal length of 15-27mm, and a 109°-76° field of view for capturing expansive landscapes.
Note: Using this lens on a full-frame camera may result in vignetting -- causing the corners of the image to become darker than the center.
Optical SteadyShot (OSS): Equipped with Optical SteadyShot (OSS), the lens compensates for blur caused by camera shake for normal handheld photography. OSS also reduces the reliance on high ISO settings when shooting in dark environments, which greatly enhances the effectiveness of the Hand-held Twilight and Anti-Motion Blur shooting modes. Optical SteadyShot gives you a 4-stop shutter speed advantage when activated.
Lens Hood: The lens includes the ALC-SH123 Lens Hood to reduce flare and ensure maximum image quality. The lens hood should be removed when using the camera's built-in flash to avoid blocking the flash light. You can store the lens hood by mounting it onto the lens backward. When installed, the lens hood adds a little less than 1-1/4" to the total length of the lens.
Focusing: The lens can be used with the NEX-series cameras in the auto-focus, direct manual focus, or manual focus modes. You can switch between focusing modes in the camera menu.
Dimensions: The lens has the following dimensions: Diameter=2.752", Length=2.7"-3.081" (3.217"-3.608" w/caps).
|Lens||E10-18mm F4 OSS|
|Angle of View||109°-76°|
|Lens Construction||10 elements in 8 groups |
3 Aspherical lens elements
Super Extra-low Dispersion lens
7-blade Circular aperture
|Aperture||F4 maximum |