A large-aperture 50 mm prime lens is a must-have for serious full-frame camera users, and the Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 Lens is an excellent, affordable choice. The optical design is state-of-the-art for high image quality, and the large f/1.8 maximum aperture can produce gorgeous background bokeh. On APS-C format E-mount bodies it provides equally high quality with an equivalent focal length of about 75 mm.

Brand: Sony
Product Code: LENSOE50F18F

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Small, light, bright: A Great Normal Prime

A simple, bright, and lightweight normal prime, the Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 is a versatile normal-length prime lensPRIME LENSA photographic lens used as an (1) alternative, fixed focal length alternative to a zoom lens or, (2) more traditionally, as the primary lens in a combination lens system. In the first sense, a prime lens is known for having a larger maximum aperture and consequently offers greater shutter speeds, having advanced optics and weighing less than zoom lenses, albeit less flexible, because of their simpler construction with less moving parts. In the second sense, a prime lens refers to the primary lens when paired with other optical devices. A prime lens's focal length is fixed and the photographer is required to move closer or further to achieve the correct image composition. designed for full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. Its sleek design makes it well-suited for everyday shooting, while the fast f/1.8 maximum apertureAPERTUREAperture, shutter speed and ISO form what is known as the exposure triangle in photography. Aperture refers to an opening inside the lens, similar to the iris of your eye, that changes in diameter to control the amount of light that enters a camera. Aperture is expressed in f-stops: the lower the number, the larger the aperture, e.g. f/1.4 is larger than f/8. A larger (or wider) aperture allows more light to pass through the lens to the sensor (film) as a picture is taken, particularly useful in low-light conditions. A larger aperture also produces a shallower depth-of-field, and thus more background blur. benefits working in low-light conditions, as well as offers, increased control over depth of field for selective focus imagery. The optical design incorporates one aspherical element to control spherical aberrations, an employs a double-gauss configuration in order to realize sharper, clearer image quality throughout the aperture range with reduced field curvature. A DC actuator is also employed to provide quick and precise autofocus performance that is also quiet to suit video recording applications. Additionally, a rounded seven-blade diaphragm is featured to render out-of-focus highlights with a smooth, circular appearance. Characterised by its straight-forward design, this go-to lens balances both ease of handling along with enhanced image quality.


Features

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Double-Gauss Optical Design
  • DC Autofocus Motor
  • Seven-Blade Circular Diaphragm


Mobile and manageable for active shooting

Matched with a Sony α7 series body this lens provides outstanding handling and mobility in a compact full-frame system. Lens weight is only 186 g.


Lifelike detail, texture and graduation

An updated double-gauss optical configuration with an aspherical element minimises spherical aberration and coma for high image quality right out to the image periphery.


Dreamy large-aperture prime lens bokehBOKEHPronounced: /ˈboʊkɛ/, /ˈboʊkeɪ/ [boh-kay] or /ˈboʊkə/ [boh-kə] Originating from the Japanese word Boke (ボケ), meaning 'blur' or 'haze', it refers to the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. It has also been defined as the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light. Bokeh depends on various aspects of lens design. Aperture design has the largest effect on Bokeh, and generally a lens with a more rounded aperture produces a more pleasing, natural Bokeh.

A large f/1.8 maximum aperture and 7-blade circular aperture work together to create beautiful background bokeh that can make subjects stand out in deep, dimensional images.


Shoot at night or in dimly lit interiors

An f/1.8 maximum aperture makes it easier to shoot clear night or indoor shots. Combined with in-body image stabilisation you can even shoot handheld without boosting ISO.


A lens you can depend on

A metal mount adds a sophisticated feel as well as solid durability.

Lens

Focal Length
50mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Barrel Type
Metal Barrel
Camera Mount
E-Mount
Full Time Manual Focus
Yes
Minimum Focus Distance
45 cm
Internal Focus
Yes
Internal Zoom
Fixed Focal Length Lens
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Thread
49 mm
Weight
186 g

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What's in the box?

  • Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 Prime Lens
  • ALC-SH146 Lens Hood
  • ALC-F49S 49mm Front Lens Cap
  • ALC-R1EM Rear Lens Cap
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

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