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Sony-sel-50f18.32869087
9.5 out of 10

Sony SEL-50F18

Perfect for portraiture and a range of other subjects, the f/1.8 Read more

Great Deal: $276.01

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Overall 8
8.0

Great Product

Tony, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Low Light
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight
  • Cons: Lens Creep, Slow Focus
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Overall 10
10

One of the best lenses available for the E mount system

Masonrock, Amazon
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: One of the best lenses available for the E mount system. It's sharp, fast and shoots great. Anyone looking for a good portrait lens or a slightly longer lens should definitely pick this up. It is a must have for any crop sensor E mount. This lens is also the best value available in the line up. It's $100 cheaper than most of the official Sony lenses. I couldn't be happier with my selection of this lens. BE ADVISED!
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Overall 10
10

Like a New Pair of Glasses

West Coast Texan, B&H Photo
25 February 2015
  • Excerpt: This lens makes it incredibly easy to capture moments in beautiful clarity every time. Fast/accurate autofocus on my a6000 makes it an absolute joy to use. Gorgeous bokeh and sharpness nearly across the frame. Good build quality, seems made to last. Great lens overall!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic Lens

Gwale, B&H Photo
24 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I started out with the SEL35F18, which is a fantastic lens. I recently started using this lens, and wow! It's just a little tighter, but the bokeh and clarity are superb. I still recommend having both lenses, but if I could do it again, I'd start with this one. I use a Sony NEX-6, by the way.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 8
8.0

This lens

Eezy, Cameta
18 February 2015
  • Excerpt: this is perfect when you only need one lense and you are on the go.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable
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Overall 10
10

Alpha's Best Friend

el_chemico, B&H Photo
8 February 2015
  • Excerpt: This lens is as close to no-compromises as an inexpensive lens can be. Image quality, and sharpness are fantastic. I've had no trouble with chromatic aberrations or distortion, and vignetting is manageable. I love the metal construction. Sony designed high quality glass while managing to keep the overall package inexpensive and including OSS stabilization! In my mind there's no excuse to not own this lens if you've purchased a a5000, a51000, or a6000 camera.
  • Pros: Build quality, Durable, Easy To Use, Image Quality, Inexpensive, Lightweight, Optical Steady Shot, Reliable
  • Cons: Moderate Vignetting
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Overall 10
10

Buy it NOW!

Mindlessbuttonmasher, B&H Photo
6 February 2015
  • Excerpt: This is the best bang for the buck Sony E-Mount lens in the lineup, bar none. It's priced well below where it should be, which is rare. It's small, well-built, lightweight, has silent auto focus, is razor sharp--even wide open, and has Image Stabilization. It's a nice hunk of glass that should cost at least 50% more than it does. It's also the perfect size for the Sony a6000, and a great focal length for portraits.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable
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Overall 10
10

Stunning lens at a stunning bargain.

homerc67, B&H Photo
5 February 2015
  • Excerpt: What more could you want from this price tag? Stabilization-check, Bokeh-check, low light-check, metal housing-check, decent focusing ring-check, included hood-check. Say what you want about e-mount lenses but who else can offer this feature set at this price? Certainly not Canon or Nikon. In all honesty this is the third time I've owned this lens, every time thinking I would find something better but the simple fact is the value of this lens is too good not to own one.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable, Value
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Overall 10
10

Obsessed with the 50mm!

C360, B&H Photo
2 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I purchased this lens to use as a portrait lens with my a6000 and 5n and have been very satisfied with the results! It also works well to get closeups of a baby napping in a crib. Focuses quickly and does well in low light situations around the house. I only wish I had purchased it earlier when I bought the 5n!
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Overall 10
10

Excellent short telephoto lens

Tight Lines, Amazon
30 January 2015
  • Summary: Sharp, fast to focus, good contrast excellent lens feels good on my a6000 not heavy. Like using it.
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