Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Macro Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with E Mount
What type of photography is the Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Sony E Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Distance Scale
| Focus Distance Limiter
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| High Max Magnification ratio of 1x
| Minimum focus distance of 0.16m / 6.3 inch
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Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro is compatible with cameras that have a Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7C Mark II, Sony A7CR and Sony A6700.
Sony A7C Mark II with the Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro Lens
Sony A7CR with the Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro Lens
Sony A6700 with the Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro has a maximum diameter of 71mm and total length of 71mm. It weighs 236g / 8.3 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro and Sony FE 50mm F1.8 (Sony E mount) to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro has a filter thread of 55mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro:
Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro has a fixed focal length of 50mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 75mm.
The Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Sony A7C Mark II, Sony A7CR and Sony A6700.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro has a Max Magnification Ratio of 1x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.16m.
Below are the 3 Macro Prime type Sony E mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F16.
Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro's optical formula consists of 8 elements in 8 groups . Special elements used in this design is Extra-low Dispersion glass.
Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro doesn't come with a lens hood.
Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro Lens
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