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This Sigma 50mm f/2.8 (D) EX DG Macro Autofocus Normal Lens for Sony Alpha & Minolta Maxxum Series is a standard macro lens that is ideal for shooting the “small world’ around us that exists virtually unseen. A macro lens is one which will focus on a subject close enough to render it “life-size” on the image plane in your camera. It also has a “flat” field” front lens element so that it can shoot images of flat objects such as artwork or postage stamps and be tack sharp all the way across the image.
So don’t miss the tiny insects, flowers of the world or the details in a stamp or coin collection or a piece of embroidery all of which are seldom noticed but offer a fascinating world if you look closely enough. Capture them with the Sigma Macro 50mm F2.8 EX DG
Designed for use with full frame digital SLR cameras. May also be used with smaller APS-c size sensors with a corresponding effective increase in focal length to about 85mm with most cameras
Smallest & most affordable lens in Sigma’s macro line. Focuses down to 1:1 magnification ratio at its closes working distance of 7.4 inches
Super Multi-layer coating reduces flare & ghosting
Floating internal focus system enables a minimum shooting distance of 7.4 inches enabling ability to shoot with critical sharpness regardless of distance
Extremely compact weighing only 11 ounces & measures only 2.6 inches long.
A lens hood and front & rear lens caps are included with the lens.
Minimum: f/32 - 45
Minimum Focusing Distance
7.4" (18.80 cm)
Mount Thread Size
11 oz (312 g)
Items Included With This Product
Front & Rear Lens Caps
1-Year Worldwide Warranty + 3-Year Extended USA Warranty
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