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E 50 mm F1.8 OSS

Sony SEL50F18

Features

  • Bright, wide-aperture lens with 50 mm fixed focal length, ideal for portraits and general photography
  • F1.8 maximum aperture allows creation of smooth background defocus effects (bokeh)-ideal for flattering your portrait subject
  • Stylish, light, and easy to carry, with high-quality aluminum alloy finish on barrel
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization within lens for crisp, stable handheld portraits. Silent mechanism during movie recording

Quick Specs

  • Type: Lens
  • Mount: Sony Alpha
  • Focal Length: Zoom
  • Width: 2.5"
  • Depth: 2.5"
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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Built-in Optical SteadyShot TM image stabilization The built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization system provides a 4-stop (approx.) shutter speed advantage, making it significantly easier to achieve crisp, blur-free images and video.

Compact and lightweight The SEL50F18 is remarkably compact and lightweight for a large-aperture mid-range telephoto lens (50mm focal length/75mm equivalent in 35mm format). It is convenient to carry around for general photography, and particularly well suited to shooting portraits. The elegant aluminum alloy exterior of this lens affords an appearance that blends beautifully with the graceful design of E-mount bodies, and the engraved focus ring offers sophisticated appearance as well as superior grip and operating feel.

Smooth and quiet high-speed focusing Lens operation is fast but at the same time smooth and quiet, minimizing noise and image jitter when shooting movies. A linear motor used for focus drive contributes to low-noise focus operation, while a stepping motor built into the lens, technology inherited from Sony's professional camcorders, results in smooth, quiet aperture actuation ideal for movie shooting.

Large F1.8 aperture The SEL50F18 has an innovative optical design to achieve clear, high-quality images by effectively minimizing distortion and chromatic aberration. Moreover, the large maximum aperture of this lens with its circular aperture design, can produce beautiful, creamily defocused backgrounds.

Direct Manual Focus (DMF) Direct Manual Focus (DMF) allows the user to go directly to manual focusing after autofocus lock-on without having to switch modes. In cases where autofocus has trouble locking onto the subject, or when the user wants to focus at a specific point, DMF facilitates fast, easy fine focus adjustments. This can be particularly useful for portraits in which depth of field can be extremely shallow.

Features

  • Bright, wide-aperture lens with 50 mm fixed focal length, ideal for portraits and general photography
  • F1.8 maximum aperture allows creation of smooth background defocus effects (bokeh)-ideal for flattering your portrait subject
  • Stylish, light, and easy to carry, with high-quality aluminum alloy finish on barrel
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization within lens for crisp, stable handheld portraits. Silent mechanism during movie recording
  • Wide aperture and Optical SteadyShot make lens highly suitable for atmospheric handheld portraits without flash in dim light
  • Innovative optical design achieves clear, high-quality images with minimized distortion and chromatic aberration
  • Smooth, quiet, high-speed autofocus with linear motor-ideal for HD movie shooting
  • Direct Manual Focus disengages AF motor for precise, fine, manual focusing control
  • 7-blade circular aperture for beautiful defocus effects
Mount Sony E-mount
Format APS-C
Focal Length (mm) 50 mm
35 mm equivalent focal length (APS-C) 75mm
Lens Groups / Elements 8/9
Angle of View (APS-C) 32°
Maximum aperture (F) 1.8
Minimum Aperture (F) 22
Aperture Blades 7
Circular Aperture Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 1.28 ft (0.39 m)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x) 0.16x
Filter Diameter (mm) 49 mm
Image stabilization (SteadyShot) Optical SteadyShot
Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 2-1/2 x 2-1/2" (62 x 62 mm)
Weight 7.2 oz (202 g)
* "35 mm equivalent focal length (APS-C)" and "Angle of View (APS-C)" are with interchangeable lens digital camera incorporating APS-C type image sensors.

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Lens
  • Mount: Sony Alpha
  • Focal Length: Zoom

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 2.5"
  • Depth: 2.5"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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