If you want Sony’s fantastic autofocus with your Street Photography, here’s what you need to make the most of it.
Years ago, I never thought I’d pen an article about the best lenses for autofocusing while shooting street. That is aside from the fact that I never expected those lenses to be from Sony. But they dominate the field by and large when it comes to autofocus algorithms in their Sony a7 and A9 lineup of cameras. Combine this with fantastic lenses that are small, affordable, and boast great image quality. There is almost nothing bad that you can say about these lenses: we strongly recommend them.
Sony 35mm F1.8 FE
Since the new firmware updates have arrived, we’ve found it better to simply leave the camera on AF-C mode rather than AF-S most of the time. This will help with things like street photography, eye detection, and tracking for portraiture, and even when photographing animals like your adorable corgi.Read our review
Buy Now: $748
Sony 28mm F2 FE
The Sony 28mm f2 has incredible image quality, and it goes to show that folks who tend to snub their noses at Sony lenses should give them another look.Read our review
Buy Now: $448
Sony 85mm F1.8 FE
Of all the photos I’ve shot (and that’s hundreds) maybe only two missed focus.Read our review
Buy Now: $548