Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Lenses in Sony E Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA is compatible with cameras that have Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7 IV, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A1.
Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA has a fixed focal lenght of 50mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 75mm.
Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA with a weather sealed camera body such as Sony A7 IV, Sony A1 and Sony A7c.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA 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 Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS in Sony E mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA MTF Charts
Below you can find the MTF chart of Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA which would give an idea of the its contrast and resolution from the center to its edges.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.15x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.45m. 0.15x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA has a max aperture of F1.4.
Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA's optical formula consists of 12 elements in 9 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 2 aspherical
- 1 ED element
- Zeiss T* coating
Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is ALC-SH143.
Sony Zeiss FE 50mm F1.4 ZA is available in Black color.
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