Only a hobbyist not a Professional. I’ve used the 10-18mm since 2015 with the A7s and at present I carry with the 24-240mm each with a A7iii in a small tear drop bag with provides kinda incognito for that seize that’s noticed whereas driving or strolling about when sticks usually are not wanted. I realized in regards to the 10-18mm from a Trey Ratcliff video the place he confirmed if used at 12mm in full body and used it for landscapes and astro Milky Means, there was just one 12mm the Voigtlander f/5.8 and the broader 10mm f/5.8 however nothing at f/4 until 2017 the Sony 12-24 f/4. The APS-C E 10-18mm f/4 OSS I consider is the cornerstone to Sony Lens making with the FF 16-35mm f/4 each nonetheless being the sharpness and readability with no comas and pinpoint stars of any lens in 2015. The ten -18 price round +/- $650 on the time and has elevated in worth however by no means ever cheep simply fantastically made and when only a few lenses to choose from, I used to be additionally utilizing my Canon FD lenses with a $20 adapter until some happened. The ten-18 is a 15-27mm in 35mm so very large for an APS-C digital camera for its day! The goodie is the OSS (approach earlier than IBIS) and the very small measurement with screw on filters (if wished). It makes a Sony mirrorless seem like a previous movie digital camera and straightforward to hold overtly not being seen by many. Proper out of the digital camera a picture was excellent however sure a Lr LC made higher however utilizing, again then, the on digital camera app that did a LC it was a flawless picture and at present many packages have the LC. Again in ’15 it was like utilizing the cellular phone digital camera at present however a greater picture. Like I acknowledged I carry nonetheless as a substitute of the massive 12-24 f/4 or f/2.8 after I want that altra large shot of one thing shut however desire a large background.
I’ve seen some opinions of the 10-20mm and it seems to have some mustache distortion however after Lr will get it that may go away like all the time. I want to see if it would do a 12mm and even 10mm in Full Body mode. AF seems very good. On a Sony digital camera just like the A7iii all you want is f/4 and bokeh/blur is basically all about focus level on a topic, small gives you very good balls even on the edges, simply ask Brian! Brian Smith printed two nice A7 books not in print anymore that I realized a lot and nonetheless relearn in regards to the early A7 fashions that everybody wants to have a look at.
I went Sony in ’14 and so glad I did for all get higher if you happen to can simply wait and save your $, the opposite makers are sooo far behind and simply the 10-18 none have but to get shut too in measurement/ mm/sharpness or gentle gathering! One final be aware in regards to the books you can see the settings that impacts simply the jpegs that even in publish you can be challenged to do with a uncooked picture, A Nat Geo photographer was embarrassed not understanding! Generally doing each you study one thing new!