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About Sony 50mm F/2.8

This Sony 50mm F/2.8 Bundle comes with $51.54 worth of free accessories including a ProOptic Digital Essentials 55mm, Adorama Cleaning Kit, Universal Lens Cap Tether and a LensPen #NMP1 and Shipping is free! .

Get incredibly close to small subjects with the Sony SAL-50M28 macro lens. It allows you to easily capture the most subtle details with spectacular clarity. A compact macro-focus lens that covers the full range from life-size to infinity.

"Life size" macro imaging means that the image you capture is the same size as the subject in reality, giving you spectacularly sharp photos of insects, flowers, gemstones, postage stamps and other small nature subjects and collectibles.

Mounted on the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens provides a 75mm focal length (35mm equivalent), which means it can also be used as a standard and midrange telephoto lens.

You can get closer to your subject to capture low-angle shots of insects, flowers and other natural wonders, and broad depth of field lets you keep backgrounds in focus too. In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens captures bright, steady images even working with hand-held camera in low light.

Excellent optical precision gives your shots greater visual accuracy for close analysis of your subject. Speeds auto-focus response by limiting the range of distances that are brought into focus, Close-up Range, or Telephoto Range.

For full creative control, a focus hold button located on the lens can lock auto-focusing. In auto-focus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate -- which improves handling ease. Because aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect.

Sony 50mm F/2.8 Features

  • 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens
  • Sharp macro focusing for close-up subjects
  • Bright f2.8 aperture for low-light shots
  • High contrast, high-resolution image quality
  • Focus Range Limiter for faster auto-focusing
  • Focus Hold button for full creative control
  • Circular Aperture:
  • Auto Clutch to stop manual focus ring rotation
  • Circular Aperture for pleasing defocused effects
  • Focal Length 35mm Equivalent: 50 mm

Sony 50mm F/2.8 Specifications

6 Groups/7 Elements
Angle of view
F stop range
Closest Focusing Distance
Maximum Magnification
Filter Size
Dimensions (Length x Diameter)
2.4" (60mm) x 2.8" (71.5mm)
10-5/16 oz.

Sony 50mm F/2.8 Reviews

Reviewed by 2 customers


Great Lens


from Atl, Ga  -  Semi-pro Photographer

For Forensic Macro photography,,,


This lens is fabulous!


from New York City  -  Semi-pro Photographer

I use this for floral photography in the field. It's so "right on". It's fast enough to catch a clear shot of a flower on a windy day..


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Shopper  Por favor dígame si sirve para full frame?, gracias
MAURICE K  La Sony 50mm 2,8 macro es plenamente compatible con los marcos para el uso de full frame cámara es como el A900 y a850. The sony 50mm 2.8 macro is full frame compatible for use on full frame camera's like the a900 and a850.
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