Best Lenses for Sony A99

Best Lenses for Sony A99

Sony Alpha SLT-A99 is a professional full frame DSLR released in 2012. Sony A99 is one of the best full frame DSLRs. Compared to 5D Mark III, Nikon D800, Sony A99 also has several great features.

Below are top recommended lenses for Sony A99. You can just take a look below:

50mm Standard Prime | 85mm, 105mm, 135mm Portrait | 24-70mm Standard Zoom | 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom | 70-300mm Telephoto Zoom | Super Telephoto Zoom | Telephoto Prime | Wide-Angle Prime | Wide-Angle Zoom

Best 50mm Standard Prime (Portrait) lenses for Sony A99

50mm standard prime lenses are most popular lenses all the time. Great for shooting portrait. The best and very cheap lens for Sony A99 is the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM lens. And the new released Sony Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 Planar T* ZA Lens is a good lens, unless the high price.

Lens Check Price at
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 Planar T* ZA Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 50mm f/1.4 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best 85mm, 100mm, 105mm, 135mm prime lenses for Sony A99

For prime lenses other than 50mm, the 85mm, 90mm, 100mm, 105mm, 135mm, 150mm, 180mm lenses are also popular. If price is not what you worried about, the 85mm f/1.4 and  135mm f/1.8 from Sony are the best lenses. If you are looking for a cheap portrait lenses, try Sigma, Tamron and Samyang lenses, they are also good choice for Sony A99.

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Sony 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 135mm f/1.8 Carl Zeiss T* Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO 1:1 USD B&H
Sony 100mm f/2.8 Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 85mm f/2.8 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM B&H/Adorama
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best Standard Zoom Lenses for Sony A99

Standard zoom lenses are 24-70mm and 28-75mm lenses. The best Standard Zoom lenses for Sony A99 is Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss T* lens. For a cheap choice, you may try Sony 28-75mm lens.

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Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss T* Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Tamron A09 SP AF 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) Macro Zoom Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 28-75mm f/2.8 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Sony A99

If you are considering some telephoto zoom lenses for Sony A99, people usually try the 70-200mm lenses. This focal range covers a lot of requirements and is used regularly by photographers in most genres. The best lens in this category is Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G. And the new announced Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di USD is another great lens with a much cheaper price.

Lens Check Price at
Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro AF Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best 70-300mm Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Sony A99

The 70-300mm lenses are often seen as “kit lenses”. They are effectively cheap lenses that offer a decent focal length, but generally the compromises made in achieving the large focal range mean image quality suffers. Here are list of best lenses for Sony A99.

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Sony 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best Super Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Sony A99

If you are looking for some super telephoto lenses, below are best lenses for you to choose. The Sony 70-400mm lens is a great lens for Sony A99, and new Sony 70-400mm G2 now also in stock and shipping.

Lens Check Price at
Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Tamron 200-500mm f/5-6.3 SP AF Di LD (IF) Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G2 Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Sony A99

If you are looking for some super telephoto prime lenses, below are best lenses for you to choose.

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Sony 300mm f/2.8G II Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 300mm f/2.8 G Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 500mm f/4.0 G Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 300mm f/2.8 EX DG Amazon/B&H

Best Wide-Angle Prime Lenses for Sony A99

The best wide-angle lens for Sony A99 is the new released Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens.

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Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 24mm f/2.0 Carl Zeiss T* Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Rokinon 14mm Ultra Wide-Angle f/2.8 IF ED UMC Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma Super Wide Angle 20mm f/1.8 (D) EX Aspherical DG DF RF Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 35mm f/1.4G Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Bower 14mm f/2.8 Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best Wide-angle Zoom Lenses for Sony A99

There are two wide angle zoom lens for Sony A99. The Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 is best expect the price. You can also consider a cheap one: Sigma 12-24mm lens.

Lens Check Price at
Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss T* Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 EX DG ASP HSM II Amazon/B&H/Adorama

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