Explore the

Step 1 of 2

Create your profile to get all your Alpha Program notifications in one convenient location.

The Basics

Must contain at least 8 characters, an uppercase character, a lowercase character, a number and a symbol.
By joining the Alpha Universe community, you agree to the Terms and the Sony Electronics Inc. Privacy Policy and certify that you are a U.S. resident. (CA Privacy Notice).

Personalize Your Profile

Step 2 of 2

Create your profile to get all your Alpha Program notifications in one convenient location.

Your Specialty *

(Select All That Apply)

I am a... *

(Select All That Apply)


What kind of camera(s) do you shoot with? *

(Select All That Apply)


100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS First Shots

The new 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS lens that was introduced at WPPI got into the hands of the press at a special event in New York. Shooting in a variety of sets that were designed to show off the lens’ unique combination of sharpness and beautifully smooth bokeh, we got a chance to see what the lens can actually do.

Yesterday in our post explaining STF (Smooth Trans Focus) and why the lens is calibrated in F-stops and T-stops we showed early sample images. For this post, we were able to shoot with one of the lenses at the press event on a Sony α7R II. The results more than match the promise. 

This is a G Master lens and before you even shoot with it, the feels solid and substantial in the hand. The sharpness what you'd expect from a G Master...razor sharp from corner to corner and edge to edge. Juxtaposed against the beautiful bokeh of the out of focus foreground and background, the overall look in the images is stunning.

All photos taken with Sony α7R II, FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS lens. All photos and video shot at maximum aperture.





Shop Now

New 100mm F2.8 STF G Master Has Highest Ever Quality Bokeh For An α Lens

Did you like what you just read?

Take a minute and share this story with your friends.

Banner image