We have sorted out some of the best lenses available for the Sony A77 II camera, the A77 II recommended lens list is composed of Affordable and Best lenses available for A77 II, take a look at the guide below and feel free to ask your questions…
Recommended all purpose lens
Sony SAL18250 Alpha DT 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 – [ Affordable ]
The lens covers more range than your normal kit lens and covers a very wide range and it is a real all purpose lens from Sony, the output in sharp and color and contrast ratio is just perfect, the 18-250mm lens gives you a better option compared to buying a Sony Alpha camera with 18-55mm kit lens and 55-200mm.
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SAL2470Z 24-70mm f/2.8 SSM – (Highly Recommended – Best general purpose lens)
The best thing that you money can buy. The 24-70mm F2.8 lens is made by Carl Zeiss features excellent image quality, focuses quietly and very fast due to SSM (Super Sonic Wave Motor). Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) DSLR A77 II camera, it provides 36-105mm focal length.
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Recommended Portrait lenses
Sony 50mm f/1.8 SAM DT Lens (Budget Portrait lens) – [ Affordable ]
Sony 50mm F1.8 is a budget portrait lens for A77 II, the 50mm F1.8 lens provides Smooth bokeh and sharp images, the 50mm F1.8 lens and Sony Alpha In camera image stabilization helps you to get sharp and clear images even in low light situation.
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Sony 50mm f/1.4 Lens (Best Portrait lens- Highly Recommended)
Yes you can spend some extra money to get the ultimate image quality in your portrait shots, The 50mm F1.4 lens produces smooth blurred background and sharp images, The 50mm F1.4 is pricy but a perfect lens.
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Recommended Zoom Lens
Sony 55-200mm f/4-5.6 SAM DT (Budget Zoom Lens) – [ Affordable ]
The best and affordable entry level zoom lens for Sony A77 II camera, 55-200mm have built-in Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) and features ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass to reduce chromatic aberration at telephoto extension.
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Sony 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Telephoto Zoom Lens (Budget Zoom Lens) – [ Affordable ]
The 75-300mm features very less distortion and provides extra zoom range compared to 55-200mm, SONY 75-300mm Telephoto lens is priced well and will provide excellent performance.
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Sony SAL70300G 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 SSM ED G-Series (Best Zoom Lens – Highly Recommended)
The Sony 70-300mm G lens picture quality is matchless, the lens is more sharp and clear at the long zoom ends compared to previous Sony 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens, the 70-300mm G lens feels more solid in hand and focusing is fast and quiet, With 70-300mm G lens you get excellent image quality, nice blurred background and closer focusing distance.
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For Action, Sports and Wild-Life Photography
For action and sports you can also use the Sony SAL70300G 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 SSM ED G-Serie zoom lens (see recommended zoom lens )
SAL70200G 70-200mm f/2.8 G SSM (Highly Recommended)
The SAL 70-200mm f/2.8 is a fixed aperture lens and features Super Sonic wave Motor (SSM) for fast auto focus, the fixed f2.8 aperture which allows faster exposures for action shots, the Weight of the lens is 1340g and price approx $2000, Highly Recommended for Action, Sports and Portrait Photography.
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Sony SAL70400G 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM Lens (Highly Recommended)
The longest Tele-Photo Zoon lens available for Sony Alpha Full-Frame and APS-C camera, the image quality is excellent and SSM focusing, superb optics and great build. Highly Recommended for Action and Sports Photography.
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For Macro Photography
Sony SAL30M28 DT 30mm f/2.8 SAM Macro – [ Affordable ]
The 30mm affordable macro lens from Sony , the 30mm lens features closest focusing distance of just under 13cm and made for (APS-C) cropped sensor bodies, Images are clear and nice color contrast, Recommended budget lens for macro photography.
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Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens (Highly Recommended Macro Lens)
The 50mm lens allows you to capture details with super clarity, Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) ASP-C DSLR (like A77, A65 or A35) camera, this lens provides a 75mm focal length, a good distance and can be used as a midrange telephoto lens.
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Sony SAL100M28 100mm f/2.8 Macro Lens(Highly Recommended Macro Lens)
Almost same image quality as 50mm F2.8 but you get more distance and the out-of-focus effects of 100mm lens is awesome, works on both Full-Fame and APS-C DSLRs. Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100, A65, A35, A77 and A77 II camera, it provides a 150mm focal length.
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