This versatile 50 mm "normal" macro prime lens for full-frame sensors is ideal for everyday photography as well as capturing impressive 1:1 macro images. You can get as close as 6.3" from the subject while the normal angle of view makes it possible to include background elements for added creative freedom. Controls and operation are optimized for easy, efficient close-up shooting. Focus as close as 6.3" with 1:1 macro capability. Shoot subjects without having to move the camera back to find a usable distance. A great lens for everyday situations. ED glass element minimizes chromatic aberration for outstanding corner-to-corner sharpness, and a circular aperture mechanism contributes to smooth, natural-looking bokeh. Max. 2.79" (70.8 mm) diameter and 2.80" (71 mm) length with a total weight of only 8.3 oz for outstanding mobility and easy handling. A perfect match for compact a series bodies. Ideal for scenery and portraits as well as macro. Field curvature and other optical aberrations are corrected by an aspherical element, maintaining top image quality from image center to periphery. Impressive optical performance for Sony cameras, precision engineered for versatility and reliability in a wide range of applications.