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Sony 50mm f/1.8 Mid-Range Lens for Sony E Mount Nex Cameras
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- Fixed 50mm mid-range telephoto focal length (35mm format equivalent: 75mm)
- Minimum Focus Distance : 1.28 ft (0.39 m), Maximum Magnification ratio : 0.16x, Focal-Length : 50 mm
- Built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization
- Large F1.8 maximum aperture enables beautiful defocusing effects
- Lens not Zoomable
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|Compatible Camera Mount||Sony E (NEX)||Sony E (NEX)||Sony FE||Sony E (NEX)||SONY E-Mount||Sony E (NEX)|
|Focus Type||Stepper motor||Stepper motor||auto-focus||Stepper motor||manual_only||Micromotor|
|Item Dimensions||2.44 x 2.44 x 2.44 in||1.77 x 2.48 x 2.48 in||4.09 x 3.43 x 4.69 in||2.2 x 2.4 x 2.4 in||1.23 x 1.8 x 1.8 in||60.6 x 2.4 x 1.7 in|
|Item Weight||7.13 ounces||5.47 ounces||6.56 ounces||6.7 ounces||0.68 lb||1 lb|
|Lens Type||Prime lens||Prime lens||Prime lens||Prime lens||Prime||Prime lens|
|Maximum Focal Length||50 millimeters||35 millimeters||50 millimeters||60 millimeters||35 millimeters||19 millimeters|
|Minimum Focal Length||50 millimeters||35 millimeters||50 millimeters||60 millimeters||35 millimeters||19 millimeters|
|Photo Filter Thread Size||49 millimeters||49 millimeters||49 millimeters||60 millimeters||49 millimeters||46 millimeters|
Built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization. Large F1.8 aperture. Smooth and quiet high-speed focusing. Compact and lightweight Direct Manual Focus (DMF)
From the Manufacturer
E 50mm F1.8 OSS Prime Lens
This 50mm mid range telephoto lens offers a focal length that is perfect for portraiture and a range of other subjects, a bright F1.8 maximum aperture, Optical SteadyShot (OSS) image stabilization and impressive image quality, all in a surprisingly compact and lightweight package. Add responsive, quiet autofocus and aperture operation, and you have a lens that is ideally suited to shooting movies as well as stills.
When changing your aperture to defocus the background, the light sources appear blurred. This ‘bokeh’ effect of the blurred background can be enhanced with circular aperture blades used in this lens. Conventional aperture blades have flat sides creating unappealing polygonal shaped defocussed points of light. α lenses overcome this problem through a unique design that keeps the aperture almost perfectly circular from its wide-open setting to when it is closed by 2 stops. Smoother, more natural defocusing can be obtained as a result.
Lens-based optical image stabilization
Gyro sensors built into the lens detect even the slightest movement, and the stabilization lens is precisely shifted to counteract any image blur that might occur. The use of precision, quiet linear motors and technology inherited from high-end Sony professional camcorders results in exceptionally quiet, effective image stabilization that contributes to high-quality movies as well as stills.
Only the middle groups of the optical system move to achieve focus, so the overall length of the lens does not change. Other important benefits include fast autofocusing and a short minimum focusing distance. Also, the filter thread at the front of the lens does not rotate, which is convenient if you’re using a polarizing filter.
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Thanks to its relatively low f-stop of 1.8 compared to the kit lens, it's great for portraits. Even at around f/2.5 to f/2.8, you still get that creamy bokeh in the background with nice subject isolation. To justify its $300 price tag, however, I've used it for other situations. As a Yelper Elite, I'm constantly that camera dork who takes pictures of every restaurant entree I order before shoving it away voraciously into my mouth. With that said, it operates well when taking close up shots. Extreme shots of insects, flowers, etc. would be better justified with a macro lens, although you can consider a cheap alternative from Meike (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BXZ9ALQ/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) to turn this 50mm into a quasi-macro lens. I've also used it occasionally for street photography, although its large focal length makes it cumbersome to use indoors. You can't really zoom out with your feet once your back hits the wall, ya know?
In these particular situations, I will use the 50mm hands-down. Is it the most versatile lens? No. That's why I also have Sony's 28mm f/2, which I find myself leaving on my camera most of the time. In hindsight I would have purchased my 28mm prime first, given its practicality. However, the 50mm acts as a great sidekick with the kit lens and should eventually find its way into your camera bag, regardless of when you purchase it.
This lens will get you that awesome blurred background and foreground effect that everybody loves normally see when they pay a professional photographer to take their family or personal photos.
If you have a Alpha 6000 camera then this is a must have lens. I was looking at the Zeiss 55mm prime also which has the highest rating as far as quality image goes on DXO Review Site goes for the best prime lenses on the Sony A6000 specifically but it also has a $1000 price tag which really didn't stop me from buying it if i thought it was better but the lack of OSS "Optical Image Stabilization" which helps improve night shots and prevents video distortion was what made me buy this lens instead.
I never leave reviews normally due to time restraints but I have to urge A6000 camera owners to please buy this lens for your camera if you want to really make the A6000 spit out superb high quality photographs that when taken right will need zero editing.
I'm absolutely in love with it, my friends love it, and it makes me feel better bout my abilities as a photographer.
Just a fair warning to anyone purchasing: This lens does not zoom in or out, and is rather close up, making you have to stand father back from your subjects to get a full frame. But it is not that much of a downside when the pictures come out so perfect.
I give it a 5 star for great price for good value.