Images of FE 50mm F2.8 Macro
Images of FE 50mm F2.8 Macro
Images of FE 50mm F2.8 Macro
A perfect macro prime for everyday use

This versatile 50 mm “normal” macro prime lens for full-frame sensors is ideal for everyday photography as well as capturing impressive 1:1 macro images. You can get as close as 16 centimeters from the subject while the normal angle of view makes it possible to include background elements for added creative freedom. Controls and operation are optimized for easy, efficient close-up shooting.

FE 50mm F2.8 Macro compatibility
E-mount Full Frame cameras
E-mount Full Frame Cameras
E-mount APS-C cameras
E-mount APS-C cameras

Follow the link below for lens/body compatibility details.

Illustration of lens configuration
Lens Configuration

Impressive optical performance for Sony cameras, precision engineered for versatility and reliability in a wide range of applications.
[1] Aspherical lens  [2] ED (extra-low dispersion) glass

Modulation Transfer Function of SEL50M28
MTF Chart

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.
[1] Contrast (%)  [2]  Distance from optical center of lens (mm)  [3] Spatial frequency  [4] 10 line pairs / mm  [5] 30 line pairs / mm  [6] Max. aperture  [7] F8 aperture  [8] Radial values  [9] Tangential values

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Specifications & Features

  • 50mm standard 1:1 macro lens

  • Compact, lightweight design

  • Circular 7-blade aperture for beautiful defocus effects

  • 0.16m minimum focus distance

  • Dust and moisture resistant design

Minimum Focus Distance
0.16 m (0.53 ft)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
Filter Diameter (mm)
236 g (8.4 oz)

What's in the Box

Lens front cap: ALC-F55S, Lens rear cap: ALC-R1EM

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