Sony has introduced what it is calling a lightweight and compact 50mm Prime lens with 1:1 Macro capability, weighing just 236g, the lens is dust and moisture resistant, and can focus on subjects as close as 16cm. The Sony SEL50M28 will be available in Europe in October priced at approximately £500/$750 and €660.
From Sony: Sony today introduced a new full-frame lens for the É‘ E-mount camera system, the FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens (model SEL50M28).
Ideal for everyday photography, this versatile 50mm macro lens features an f/2.8 maximum aperture that offers outstanding image quality and bokeh, while its 1:1 macro capability allows the photographer to get sharp close-up shots of their subject. Additionally, its comprehensive range of controls including focus-mode switch, focus-range limiter and the focus-hold button ensures a quality macro shooting experience for a wide range of users.
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