Beginner’s Guides

Understanding Sony lens names and acronyms

Lens names include almost everything you need to know about them but they often look intimidating and confusing. Let’s break down a Sony lens name and walk through it step by step.

Comparison: Sony G Master (GM) vs. Sony G vs. Sony Zeiss lenses

Confused about Sony’s lens names and what the brands mean? Learn the difference between Sony’s lens lineups.

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