Here we are comparing two lenses with different focal types: Kamlan 55mm F1.2 is a Standard Prime lens with a 50mm focal range and a max aperture of F1.2 whereas Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro is a Macro Prime lens with a 50mm focal range and max aperture of F2.8.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
What type of photography are the Kamlan 55mm F1.2 and Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Kamlan 55mm F1.2 and the Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
||Kamlan 55mm F1.2
||Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro
Size and Weight Comparison
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro weighs 236g, 66% (464g) lighter than the Kamlan 55mm F1.2's weight of 700g.
Both Kamlan 55mm F1.2 and Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7R V, Sony FX30 and Sony A7 IV.