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α Library

Discover the world of Sony α products with α Library, a free app for iPhone, Android phones, iPad and Android tablets. 

Discover the world of α.

Search. Learn. Enjoy.

Installing α Library lets you download the latest digital lens catalogue for the entire Sony α lens line-up, as well as offering powerful search functions. Also included is a technical lens guide so you can learn about the spectrum of technologies used in Sony α Lenses from basic to advanced. α Library keeps you up to date on the latest articles from across Sony websites and helps you discover stunning images captured by some of today's most renowned artists. 

Search

Search

Find the information you're looking for using α Lenses, a digital lens catalogue of Sony α Lenses offering easy access to a wide variety of information. Choose a lens from the index based on its category or focal length, or even from a scene.

Learn

Learn

Your one-stop source for photography tips, a lens guide full of practical information on choosing the right lenses and shooting techniques for the subjects and situations explored in each issue. 

Enjoy

Enjoy

Enjoy interviews and columns featuring world-renowned artists. Get access to the latest information from across Sony websites. 

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1. Digital Catalogue

Search for lenses based on lens type, focal length or even from scenes

2. Technology

Learn about the advanced key technologies behind first-class interchangeable lenses

3. α Picks

Enjoy a selection of images taken with various Sony α Lenses

4. α Universe

Discover and share amazing photographs with like-minded photography enthusiasts

5. Lessons

Learn basic shooting techniques in this one-stop source for photography tips

6. New Lenses

Stay up to date with the latest α Lenses product information

7. Basics

Learn about the basics of each α lens

8. α Magazine

Enjoy columns and stunning photos created by world-renowned artists

An easy-to-navigate lens index

An easy-to-navigate lens index

Choose a lens from the index based on its category, focal length or even from scenes.

A clear, informative guide

Highly detailed lens descriptions

Every α lens is introduced in complete detail, from the accessories that can be used with it to photographs illustrating what the lens is capable of.

A clear, informative guide

Learn

This is your one-stop source for photography tips, full of practical information to help you choose the right lenses and shooting techniques. 

Knowledge and technology

Knowledge and technology

Learn about the basics of each α lens and the technologies that go into it to get a better idea of the product before deciding which one best suits your needs.

Basic shooting tips

α Lessons is your one-stop source for photography tips, full of practical information on choosing the right lenses and shooting techniques for the subjects and situations explored in each article.

Basic shooting tips

Enjoy

Get access to the latest information across Sony web communities and enjoy columns and works featuring top artists from across the world.

Each lens has a story to tell

α Picks introduces photos taken with various Sony α Lenses on a regular basis. Discover a range of unique lenses to unearth a world of possibilities.

Access all websites for α Lenses

Stay up to date and enjoy a variety of content from around the world by accessing the latest articles from across Sony websites.

Access all websites for α Lenses
Photographic fine art resource

Photographic fine art resource

Each issue of α Magazine focuses on a specific theme, such as portraiture or travel. Presented through stunning photos created by world-renowned artists, and accompanied by interviews and profiles.

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