A Compact, Normal Prime lens for Sony E-Mount
This large aperture prime lens from Sony is another worthwhile addition to their extremely popular Compact System range. Suitable for Sony E-Mount cameras of both Full-Frame or APS-C format, this 50mm lens offers a 75mm equivalent focal length on the later, excellent for tightly-cropped portraits, architecture, documentary and everyday photography.
Large f1.8 Aperture - Blurry backgrounds galore
This Sony 50mm f1.8 lens is ready and waiting for you, whether you are wanting to take it shooting in the bright afternoon sun, or beneath city streetlights at night, thanks to a large f1.8 maximum aperture rating. This large opening allows you to shoot with quick shutter speeds avoiding camera-shake ruining your photographs, but it is also responsible for allowing you to produce a large depth of field within your images. Practice placing your tack-sharp subject in the foreground of your picture, while throwing the background into a dreamy blur and witness the professionalism this ability adds to your photography.
Due to the lens being constructed with a 7-blade circular aperture, these out-of-focus areas that are so easy to create, are of a beautiful and natural appearance.
New DC focus motor - Fast, Smooth and Silent
Suitable for both the excellent still and Video capabilities that are standard in Sony Compact System cameras, the Sony 50mm f1.8 includes a brand new DC Motor to help you autofocus. This incredibly accurate Autofocus promises to be incredibly accurate, as well as smooth, fast and silent, very important features for capturing the best photos and movies possible.
Lens pictured on Sony A7II
A well-equipped optical construction
Constructed with excellence in mind, this Sony lens is simply destined to help you take sharp, blemish-free pictures. With a double-gauss optical configuration that now includes an Aspherical element, imperfections such as coma, spherical aberration and distortions are not going to get in the way of you capturing beautifully detailed photographs, time and time again. Weighing just 186 grams, the Sony 50mm f1.8 is a fine suitor for the entire Sony E-Mount range, fitting the bill as a top performer that is small enough to warrant being on your camera at all times.