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Hire Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II

The FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM is an updated “holy trinity” standard zoom.

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'The Sony FE 24 70mm F 2.8 GM II lens is a next-generation standard zoom lens that comes with improved optics and AF performance, making it a great match for high-performance compact system bodies. It's a perfect tool, not just for photography enthusiasts, but also for professionals in the film industry.'  



Key Features

• Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II: An upgraded standard zoom lens that boasts advanced optics and superior AF performance. 
• High Resolution: The lens provides sharp, high-resolution images even at F2.8, rivalling the best prime lenses on the market.
• G Master Bokeh: The lens showcases stunning F2.8 bokeh throughout its zoom range, thanks to an advanced optical design.
• Compact and Lightweight: This GM II lens stands as the most compact and lightweight F2.8 24-70mm zoom in its class, making it perfect for professional use.
• Fast AF Performance: The lens features four of Sony’s original XD (extreme dynamic) Linear Motors, offering high AF precision and improved tracking performance.
• Refined Movie Features: The 24-70mm F2.8 GM II is designed to reduce unwanted image shifts and view variations, ideal for capturing expressive movie imagery.
• Robust and Reliable: The lens comes with an updated dust and moisture-resistant design with rubber gaskets and a fluorine coating on the front element for additional protection.

The Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II is an excellent tool for capturing high-resolution images, thanks to its advanced optics, even at F2.8. It incorporates two high-precision XA (extreme aspherical) elements, two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements, two Super ED glass elements, and a floating focus mechanism. This combination aids in controlling chromatic aberrations and distortion at all zoom and aperture settings. 

Additionally, the lens features the Nano AR Coating II, which helps reduce flare and ghosting, resulting in outstanding image clarity. The lens also showcases stunning G Master bokeh throughout its focal length, thanks to its advanced optical design and a new 11-blade aperture ring.

In terms of physical dimensions, the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II lens is compact and lightweight, which increases its portability and makes it ideal for a wide range of shooting situations. This lens is also equipped with four of Sony's original XD Linear Motors and a floating focus mechanism, resulting in improved AF performance and better tracking performance while zooming. 

For filmmakers, the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II lens is a fantastic tool. It's designed to minimise unwanted image shifts and angle of view variations, providing smooth and expressive movie imagery. The XD Linear Motors also enhance AF and tracking performance, enabling high frame rate recording. The lens also features independent focus and aperture rings and Linear Response MF for manual focusing. 


The Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II is more than just a lens; it's a tool that lets you capture your world with unprecedented clarity and detail. It brings together superior AF performance, high-quality optics, and a compact, lightweight design.

This lens provides stunning bokeh effects, minimum focus distance, and reduced chromatic aberrations. Furthermore, its full frame compatibility and strong weather resistant build, make it ideal for outdoor use. Experience the joy of photography with the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II lens and bring your world into focus.


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