Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro is an Auto Focus (AF) Macro Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Lenses in Canon EF Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro is also available in Pentax KAF , Sony Alpha, Sigma SA and Nikon F (FX) mounts.
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro has a fixed focal lenght of 50mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 80mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Tamron 45mm F1.8 Di VC USD in Canon EF mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro has a Max Magnification Ratio of 1x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.19m.
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro has a max aperture of F2.8.
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro's optical formula consists of 10 elements in 9 groups .
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro is available in Black color.
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