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Sony SAL-50M28
8.1 out of 10

Sony SAL-50M28

A compact macro-focus lens that covers the full range from life- Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony SAL-50M28

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Overall 8
8.0

This is a better lens than the comparable one made by Minolta

falconant, Ebay
5 August 2014
  • Summary: The reason I bought the Sony SAL50M28 lens was to get clearer magnification of small objects indoors with the assistance of two photo lamps from a light box kit. This lens is just somewhat sharper than the comparative Minolta Maxxum 50mm F2.8 lens.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sharp images mediocre build quality

agnes, B&H Photo
6 March 2013
  • Excerpt: I use this lens to shoot small items for catalogs and for copy work with a Sony a900. Performance is excellent, delivering sharp images with great depth of field in macro at f16-32
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Delivers Excellent Images, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: Plastic build
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Overall 8
8.0

Great!

Kristin, Amazon
31 January 2013
  • Summary: I'm still learning how to use this, but it is a lot of fun. It arrived ontime and in perfect condition. The lens was in plastic in the box with the instruction manual. I'm still having trouble using it as manual focus....I'm sure it is user error!
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Overall 8
8.0

Slow But Sharp Macro

lunyboy2003, Ebay
2 April 2011
  • Summary: This lens does one thing very, very well at the expense of being a good general 50mm prime 2.8. If you are purchasing this lens for macro applications, I would recommend a solid tripod with intricate height adjustments and bright lights.
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Overall 8
8.0

Portable Macro Does Double Duty

Thomas Brand, B&H Photo
16 June 2010
  • Excerpt: If you are like me you like to walk around as a tourist, or in your own backyard, with a single lens and try make the most of it. Often the lens you select will be a normal zoom in an attempt to cover more of your bases.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Bought It, Like It, May Not Have Need It

Harris, B&H Photo
11 September 2009
  • Excerpt: I appraise personal property and often have to take close up photos in poorly lit environments where a flash may not be permitted. I recently purchased a Sony A-330 with an 18-55mm standard lens to replace a Nikon Coolpix 5400 that I had been using.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Sharp Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Sharp but AF sometimes difficult

John Marelius, B&H Photo
13 June 2008
  • Excerpt: Very sharp - this is another world compared to the zoom lenses with macro function I was used to. Auto-focus is sometimes problematic, hunts in and out and sometimes does not lock at all. Focus limiter swich is useful to reduce this problem.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Rugged, Sharp Focus, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Just what I expected

C. A. Robinson "amature enthusiast", Amazon
25 May 2008
  • Summary: It is a Sony product, afterall. This macro lense gets you up close and personal with a tight shot of detail.
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Overall 8
8.0

Just what I needed

Eric Lepke, B&H Photo
10 April 2008
  • Excerpt: As a photography student I've been tasked with assignments requiring a lens with close up capability and a wide aperture. So far I've experimented with shots of flowers and jewelery.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Sharp Focus, Versatile
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Overall 8
8.0

Objectif reflex Sony SAL50M28AE -F2.8

affendy1996, ubaldi.com
6 February 2014
  • Summary: La possibilite de de mettre sur petite distance ou grande.
  • Pros: Facile à configurer, Construction de qualité, J'en Suis Enchantée
  • Cons: Pour Utilisateur Interméd
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