Meet the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G – the widest full-frame E-mount prime lens

Meet the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G – the widest full-frame E-mount prime lens
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Sony has announced the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G – the widest full-frame prime lens in its line of E-mount optics, giving users a new wide-angle tool to shoot landscapes, starscapes, environmental portraits and video.  

A compact and lightweight prime, the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G's fast f/1.8 aperture is capable of rendering beautiful bokeh and producing enviable background blur, while its G lens designation promises premium resolution. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.