With the announcement of the new Sony a9, the new Sony 100-400mm f4.5-5.6 G Master FE lens was slightly overshadowed by all the new tech in the camera. However, this new lens is also one that is very important for the specific crowd that that camera is targeted to. The Sony 100-400mm f4.5-5.6 G Master is designed for sports shooters, wildlife photographers and photojournalists who need a whole lot of reach. During our testing period with prototype models, we found the 100-400mm lens to be really useful in many situations, but we’re going to need to give it a whole lot more testing to give a final verdict.
Here’s our first impressions thus far though.