Meike 50mm f/1.7 Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras
Meike 50mm f/1.7 Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras is designed for Full Frame Sony E mount mirrorless cameras. The six element in five groups optics are multi-coated, closest focus is 0.5m and the lens takes inexpensive 52mm thread filters. The diaphragm has twelve blades and the lens weighs just 310g. Multi-layer nano coating has been applied in order to suppress ghosting and flare for increased contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
Meike MK-50mm lens features fast aperture of f/1.7 and weighs just 310 grams. It is a manual focus lens with an excellent depth of field scale. It has a manual aperture ring (clickless) and is manual focus only, though that is less of a burden on mirrorless cameras as it is on DSLRs. It is a fully capable, sharp lens that can deliver excellent results. The lens is very inexpensive and compact and it will make your mirrorless camera a great option to carry around. It’s bright f/1.7 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also affords greater control over depth of field.
Meike 50mm f/1.7 is very well made. You would expect a lot of plastic at this price, but it has all-metal construction. While small, it has a satisfying heft in the hand. Even the slip-on lens cap is made of metal, and fits snugly over the lens. The focus ring moves smoothly, with just the right amount of resistance. The lens is fun to use, light and subtle enough to be brought for street photography or any event without attracting the crowd. The lens is small, so it’s a very good low profile street lens.
Meike 50mm f/1.7 is well suited for photographers looking for a decent lens that is capable of handling just about any situation and don’t want to spend a ton of cash. These lower element lenses often offer a different look you just can’t get with the expensive perfectly corrected glass and this makes them a lot of fun for casual photography. They’re also great for people looking to get into and learn manual focus.
Individual lens elements feature a multi-layer nano coating to control surface reflections, flare, and ghosting in order to realize a high degree of contrast and color accuracy, even when working in bright and backlit conditions. Additionally, the lens sports a manual focus design for working with subjects as close as 50cm away.
Meike 50mm f/1.7 is an excellent general use lens. The Meike image quality is a strong factor, as is the dust and moisture resistance. On the other hand, the AF lenses will be faster and easier to use and are pretty good themselves.
Overall, Meike has produced a very impressive lens at a very impressive price
Meike 50mm f/1.7 Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras Features:
- Normal-length 50mm lens is designed for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras.
- 12 blades diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
- All-metal lens barrel has a smooth, frosted surface and a metal bayonet mount also affords increased rigidity and mounting accuracy.
- Multi-layer nano coating has been applied in order to suppress ghosting and flare for increased contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
- Manual focus design along with a manual aperture ring offer precise control over both focus and exposure.
- Focal Length: 50mm
- Maximum Aperture: f/1.7
- Image Stabilization: No
- Multiple Lens Coatings
- Manual Focus
- Filter Size: 52 mm (Front)
- Optical Design: 6 Elements Arranged in 5 Groups
- Metal Mount
- Weight: 10.93 oz / 310 g
|Camera mount type||Sony E mount|
|Lens Construction||6 elements / 5 groups|
|Format Compatibility||Full Frame|
|Angle of View||46° 5′|
|Minimum Focus Distance||1.64′ / 50 cm|
|Dimensions (DxL)||2.15 x 2.4″ / 54.5 x 61 mm|
|Weight||10.93 oz / 310 g|
Meike 50mm f/1.7 Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras is compatible with all Sony E-Mount cameras: Sony a7III, a7R III, a7II, a5000, a6000, a6100, a6300, a6400, a6500, a6600 etc.
In the Box:
- Meike 50mm f/1.7 Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras
- Rear lens cap
- Front lens cap
- Lens Pouch
- Lens Hood
- Microfiber Cloth
- Original box