Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS impressions and samples

Discussion in 'Sony' started by stratokaster, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. stratokaster

    stratokaster Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Dec 27, 2010
    Kiev, Ukraine
    I had a chance to make some quick and dirty test shots with Sony NEX-5N equipped with the new 50mm f/1.8 OSS lens. The lens itself is exactly the same size as a standard 18-55mm zoom, build quality is also very similar. It comes with a rather deep hood and a 49mm cap.

    My first impressions of the lens are very positive. The AF is very fast. It's also absolutely silent in operation.

    Image quality seems to be very good. The lens is sharp with smooth background rendition.

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    Overall this is the first really good lens for the NEX series. It's also not very expensive. I really hope Sony will produce more lenses of this quality.
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  2. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Jul 3, 2010
    Wow, thanks for these samples. They look great!
  3. Looking good. Thanks!
  4. Pelao

    Pelao All-Pro

    Jul 11, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    Impressive. Thanks
  5. Jaladhi Pujara

    Jaladhi Pujara Rookie

    Aug 1, 2010
    I hope it becomes available for pre-order soon!
  6. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Pavel, thank you so much for these pictures and I look forward to more!