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Sony FE 50mm f2.5 G
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If you are the owner of a Sony Mirrorless camera and you are looking at putting together the best possible kit for travel, Sony have answered your call with the release of three high-quality, portable prime lenses. One of them is this lens, the Sony FE 50mm f2.5 G. Compatible with Sony's premium full-frame offerings, the focal length of this lens makes it perfect for portraits as well as documentary-style photographs; both subjects that are common in travel photography. The f2.5 maximum aperture produces good bokeh and is suitable for low-light shooting, especially when mounted on a stabilised Sony cameras. This prime lens is made to a high standard both optically and physically, with Aspherical and ED elements included, as well as an aluminium build and weather-resistance.
- f2.5 maximum aperture
- Compact, travel-friendly build
- Aspherical & ED lens elements
- Full-frame compatible
- Aperture ring with click/de-click switch
With performance and portability being the two key factors in the success of the Sony Alpha range of cameras, it is little wonder they would release this to their fans; three new compact prime lenses. One of these lenses is this standard lens, the FE 50mm f2.5 G. This lens has been designed for the full-frame models within the Alpha range, so you can enjoy the sharpness and detail provided by its premium optical design in unison with the best high-resolution sensors Sony has to offer. The bright f2.5 maximum aperture of this lens results in excellent low-light performance, while a physical aperture ring is included for hands-on adjustments to exposure and depth of field. A click/de-click switch is included so you can decide how this aperture ring functions.
Users looking to utilise the still shooting and video recording of their Sony Mirrorless camera are in luck; the FE 50mm f2.5 is notable for the fast and quiet autofocus provided by its dual linear AF motors. The lens features a focus hold button, a focus mode selector and a smooth manual focus ring, so you can choose between the fast AF and the intuitive linear response MF. These options result in a pleasing user experience and assure that the lens can slot nicely into your workflow.
This new range of Sony prime lenses are destined for life on the road, and thanks to its impressively sturdy build, it doesn't matter what the conditions are like at the destination, it will always perform at its best. This lens features dust and moisture-resistance, as well as an aluminium build.
|Product Salable Type||Special Order|
|Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)||SEL50F25G|
|Fixed Focal Length||50mm|
|Lens Mount||Sony E-Mount|
- Sony FE 50mm f2.5 G
- Front & rear lens caps
- Lens hood