Sony has announced the FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens. This is a full-frame lens with true 1:1 macro magnification. It provides a minimum focus distance of 16cm/6.3inch.
The new macro optic is resistant to dust and moisture. Lightweight and compact standard macro prime model SEL50M28 offers versatile shooting experience The lens construction includes 8 elements in 7 groups and a rounded 7-blade aperture.
The new Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens will be available in September for about $500 US.
Sony Unveils Full-Frame FE 50mm F2.8 Macro Lens
Ideal for everyday photography, it is a 50mm macro full-frame lens for their E-mount camera system. It features an F2.8 maximum aperture that offers outstanding image quality and bokeh.
Its 1:1 macro capability allows the photographer to get sharp close-up shots of their subject. The new FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens features an ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass to effectively compensate for axial chromatic aberration at close focus. The optical and mechanical construction of the lens has less glare and ghosting, even without a lens hood.
- Full-frame 50mm macro lens with 1:1 magnification
- f/2.8 max. aperture for low-light and shallow depth of field
- Get close with 6.25” (0.16m) minimum focusing distance
- 7-blade circular aperture design produce beautiful bokeh
- ED glass effectively compensates for axial chromatic aberration
- Robust and reliable dust and moisture resistant design
- Focus-mode switch, focus-range limiter and focus-hold button
- Distance scale, Magnification scale and Distance index
- Compact (2.78”) and lightweight (8.3 oz.) for high mobility
- Great for scenery and portraits as well as macro shots.
Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro optic has useful controls. It has a top-printed distance and magnification scale, focus range limiter, and focus hold button, all benefit more precise focusing adjustments for refined results.Useful controls, such as a top-printed distance and magnification scale, focus range limiter, and focus hold button, all benefit more precise focusing adjustments for refined results.
|Camera Mount Type||Sony E (Full-Frame)|
|Format Compatibility||35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor|
|Angle of View||47°|
|Minimum Focus Distance||6.30″ (16 cm)|
|Maximum Reproduction Ratio||1:1|
|Filter Thread||Front: 55 mm|
|Dimensions (DxL)||Approx. 2.79 x 2.80″ (70.8 x 71 mm)|
|Weight||8.32 oz (236 g)|