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Sigma AF 50 mm f/ 2.8 EX DG Macro Lens

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Sigma AF 50 mm f/ 2.8 EX DG Macro lens

Sigma AF 50 mm f/ 2.8 EX DG Macro lens

Sigma AF 50 mm f/ 2.8 EX DG Macro lens


Sigma AF 50 mm f/ 2.8 EX DG Macro MTF Chart

Optical design

Sigma AF 50 mm f/ 2.8 EX DG Macro optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S, Canon EF, EF-S, Sony A / Minolta A, Sony A / Minolta A, Nikon F (FX, DX), Nikon F (FX, DX), Pentax K, Pentax K, Sigma SA, Sigma SA

First year of production: 2004

Optical design: 10 elements in 9 groups

Features: Macro lens
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Average price: $240


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Additional information:

The Sigma AF 50 mm f/ 2.8 EX DG Macro

  • Max. magnification 1:1
  • Angle of view 46.8°
  • Diameter 71.4 mm
  • Max. focal length 101.5 mm
  • Minimum working distance 44 mm
  • Minimum aperture for Nikon and Pentaх f/32
  • The front element does not rotate
  • Distance information transmission (only Nikon)
  • No built-in motor for Nikon
  • Hood LH550-02 included

The Sigma AF 50 mm F2.8 EX DG Macro is a full format standard macro lens for digital and film cameras with a floating system of focusing. The lens ensures a normal perspective, and high-quality vista shots and macrography.

The kit hood of the Sigma AF 50 mm f/ 2.8 EX DG Macrois threaded, and not reversible. The use of a polarizer between a hood and a filter is possible.

The SigmaAF 50 mm f/ 2.8 EX DG Macro  is equipped with a focus limiter to avoid autofocusing throughout the macro range when using the lens at conventional focus distances.

Evaluation of Sigma designations:

  • AF for autofocus.
  • EX - high-quality line of  lenses, combining reliability, convenience and excellent optical characteristics.
  • DG - full format lens optimized for DSRL cameras, as well as for film SLR cameras.
  • MACRO - macrography with the max. magnification of 1:1.

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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 22.10.2010

Photos taken with this lens Sigma AF 50 mm f/ 2.8 EX DG Macro:

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Mechanical quality2.001
Optical quality5.001
Pricing / Value4.001
Overall lens rating

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