Sony FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS super-telephoto lens officially announced

For Sony’s full-frame mirrorless A7 and A9 cameras to truly make it in the professional market, they need to have a full range of professional lenses – and that includes big, wide-aperture telephoto prime lenses for long-range, top-quality sports photography.

The new FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS becomes the first super-telephoto prime in the Sony FE full-frame mirrorless lineup. It’s designed for professional sports, wildlife and nature photographers, and it has a number of features to make it stand out in a highly competitive market.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at