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Opteka 50mm f/2 Lens for Sony E

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Opteka 50mm f/2 Lens for Sony E
Key Features
  • Sony E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 75mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2 to f/22
  • One Super-Low Dispersion Element
A flexible prime, the Sony E-mount 50mm f/2 Lens from Opteka is a 75mm equivalent lens characterized by its bright f/2 maximum aperture to suit working with selective focus techniques as well as in difficult lighting conditions. One super-low dispersion element is featured in the optical design, and helps to minimize color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to realize high clarity and color accuracy. An HD anti-reflection coating has also been applied to suppress flare and ghosting and a nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality. Additionally, the lens sports a manual focus design and its manual aperture ring has been de-clicked for smooth, silent aperture transitions.
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Opteka 50mm f/2 Overview

A flexible prime, the Sony E-mount 50mm f/2 Lens from Opteka is a 75mm equivalent lens characterized by its bright f/2 maximum aperture to suit working with selective focus techniques as well as in difficult lighting conditions. One super-low dispersion element is featured in the optical design, and helps to minimize color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to realize high clarity and color accuracy. An HD anti-reflection coating has also been applied to suppress flare and ghosting and a nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality. Additionally, the lens sports a manual focus design and its manual aperture ring has been de-clicked for smooth, silent aperture transitions.

This 50mm f/2 lens is designed for APS-C-format Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras and provides a 75mm equivalent focal length
Bright f/2 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also affords greater control over depth of field.
One super-low dispersion element is used to reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for increased clarity and color accuracy.
An HD anti-reflection coating has been applied in order to suppress ghosting and flare for increased contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
Nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
Manual focus design along with a manual aperture ring offer precise control over both focus and exposure, and the aperture ring has been de-clicked for smooth, silent f/stop changes to suit filmmaking applications.
All-metal construction is durable and depth of field and focus distance scales have been engraved on the lens barrel for pre-focusing needs.

Opteka 50mm f/2 Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
50mm (35mm Equivalent: 75mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/2
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
49 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/2
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Angle of View
30°
Minimum Focus Distance
2.13' / 64.8 cm
Optical Design
6 Elements in 5 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
49 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
1.75 x 2.25" / 44.45 x 57.15 mm
Weight
6.8 oz / 193 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
3.5 x 3.5 x 2.8"

Opteka 50mm f/2 Reviews

Good sharpness and contrast, little to complain about

By Thomas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-05-03

Optics very good, mechanics quite good, fit to my Fuji X-T3 camera is good also but maybe slightly tight. It's less tight on my X-E1 but this is the same with all my Opteka and Meike lenses. Images have punchy contrast and sharpness, with little if any chromatic aberrations. Hard to ask for more at this price and with these spherical optics. It is $20 more than the Meike and I think it is worth it for the image quality. Admittedly, the differences are slight. Sharpness across the frame can be obtained at F5.6 to F8. Center sharpness is very good wide open. Bokeh is pleasant.

50mm canon eos-m manual opteka lens

By Kathleen
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-12-26

This is an all manual m mount lens for a Canon eos m camera. i use it on my Canon M50. i find it a fun and very clean imaging lens.

Stellar optics for a low price

By Thomas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-04-22

I really like this lens! I had a 7artisans 50mm F1.8, but this Opteka 50mm F2 lens is better. I got it in Fuji X-mount. It fits a little bit tightly on my X-T3. but almost loosely on my X-E1 (still a good fit). I have another Opteka lens and also a Meike lens, and they both fit this same way, so it's normal. Focus ring and aperture ring turn smoothly through their ranges. Aperture ring has no click-stops but I can live with this. Infinity focus is before the infinity marking on the focus ring, but that's OK with me. Center sharpness is very good F2-F5.6, but diffraction softens this beginning at F8. For good sharpness across the APS-C frame you really need to stop it down to F5.6 - F8, but for most of what I do, I don't really need sharpness across the frame. It delivers very good contrast and presence (hard to define this but it's a good thing). Highly recommended!

Good for things that don't move

By Randolph
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2020-01-31

This lens is light and fast, and if you can nail the focus, it's fairly sharp even wide open. But given the limitations with manual focusing in low light with the Nikon 1 system (using this lens on the V2 and V3), it's best that this lens is used for studio work, portraits, and things that don't move around a lot.

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question

Does this fit a xpro 2
Asked by: Clifford C.
Yes this will be compatible with the Fuji X-Pro 2. Please note that is a manual focus lens.
Answered by: Andrea O.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Is it compatible for fujifilm x-t100

Is it compatible for fujifilm x-t100
Asked by: Shibu
Hi, this lens is compatible with the X-T100.
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2020-01-10

I am confused among opteka 50mm f2 and 7artisans ...

I am confused among opteka 50mm f2 and 7artisans 50mm f1.8, how is the image sharpness at widest aperture? I want to use it with xt100.
Asked by: Anonymous
Our 50mm is very sharp, even at the widest aperture, however, the optimal sharpness is almost always at 2 stops down.
Answered by: Opteka Support
Date published: 2019-12-03

Does the aperture ring have click stops?

Does the aperture ring have click stops?
Asked by: H Dennis
this lens has De-Clicked Aperture Ring
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-01-21

question

Is it really an AF lens as stated in the specs?
Asked by: Jiri S.
It does say autofocus in the specs. (but it's not) B&H please fix this
Answered by: Ronald
Date published: 2020-09-18
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