Sony AF 50mm F2.8 Macro A-mount lens review by fute77

reviewer#4219 date: Oct-12-2008
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I used to own this lens
compared to:Minolta 50/1.7
price paid:
positive:very sharp
color are great
fast focusing for macro lens including with the 5D
negative:sometimes a little slow if you do not use the limit focusing mode
comment:just one sentence : "You know what ? I am happy"

In APS-C it is also interesting to use for portrait

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 26
  • sharpness: 4.88
  • color: 4.92
  • build: 4.19
  • distortion: 4.92
  • flare control: 4.73
  • overall: 4.73 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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