If you want the most flexibility when shooting, you’ll need to invest in a zoom lens. Here we take a look at some of the best available for Sony, both A mount and E mount.
Zoom lenses are great for giving you the most flexibility, enabling a range of focal lengths to be accessible without having to change the lens. However, it can be tough trying to decide what to buy when considering the best zoom lenses for Sony cameras.
When choosing a zoom lens, you need to think about which type of camera you’ve got. That’s made a little more tricky with Sony when you consider that the company currently offers both full-frame and APS-C sensor cameras for its DSLT A mount and E mount – so that’s four different types of lenses. If you’re shooting with one of the APS-C type cameras, such as the Sony A6500, you’ll need to consider the “crop factor” when looking at a lens. With Sony cameras, this equates to 1.5x the length written on the lens. So, for example, a 16-70mm lens actually offers a 35mm equivalent of 24-105mm.
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