This is a large aperture prime lens with a standard focal length of 50mm; ideal for all ... more
digital SLR cameras. This lens has superior peripheral brightness even at the maximum aperture and corrects a possible sagittal coma flare.This lens is perfectly suited for a wide range of subjects enabling outstanding; sharply defined images against a nicely blurred background. The fast; F1.4 aperture makes this lens desirable for use with Digital SLR cameras.This lens effectively becomes an 80mm medium telephoto lens on digital cameras with APS-C size image sensors. The optimum optical design and molded glass aspherical lens element provide excellent correction for all types of aberrations.The super multi-layer lens coating reduces fare and ghosting. Superior optical performance is also ensured throughout the focusing range. This lens has a minimum focusing distance of 45cm (17.7") and has maximum magnification of 1:7.4.It creates a very attractive blur; even when a small aperture is used.