Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 5
Rated 3 out of 5 by DjD808 Not yet, but soon!
I haven't had a chance to use the lens yet, I have a wedding to go to in the San Juan Islands...more to come...
August 13, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5
by chefemzman Good but not great...
The reason I purchased this lens was for landscape and architectural shoots. I purchased the lens a few days before the 4th of July. I used this lens with my a77 along with the 16-50 kit lens on my a7 for that evening, alternating shots during the fireworks display. The photos turned out pretty good. I really haven't been able to use the lens much since because of my work load. Maybe after 6 months, I'll do another review.
July 18, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by illy Quality for the Price
I purchased this lens for my a99 body for the purpose of capturing indoor photography of subjects (head to toe). I found my 50mm f1.4 and a CZ 85mm f1.4 lenses are both great in low light, but I find myself really constrained when trying to distance myself from my subject (especially in a 10x10 sized room). With this 20mm, I can stand approx. 3-4 feet and be able to capture the full subject in frame.
The issue is with the amount of light indoor shooting provides. I certainly recommend a flash as dropping the ISO (below 800) at full aperture will not help. Additionally, in poor lighting conditions, the AF is a pain and MF will need to be used.
However, with optimal lighting, this lens has very crisp images, even at the corners. Very impressive! I would recommend this to users for outdoor photography or indoor flash photography needing a comfortable distance from their subjects while capturing a large focus area.
March 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
by psstudio I would definitely recommand this lens
The Sony 20 mm F/2.8 makes a very good and relatively low cost super-wide angle lens. For most people, it's wide enough and fast enough. I would definitely recommend this lens.
October 24, 2011