Sony FE 50mm F1.2 G Master Announced

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This lens is a pleasure to use. I love the results I am getting. But it will be going to waste paired with bodies capable of max shutter speed of 1/8000 or less. For low light events I probably will prefer to use it with my 7M3 instead because of its superior high iso performance (if shutter noise is tolerable there ...)
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  • ILCE-1
  • FE 50mm F1.2 GM
  • 50.0 mm
  • ƒ/1.6
  • 1/12800 sec
  • ISO 100
 
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What a cute little girl ! :)
And what a fantastic lens, Afonso !
Are you keeping it or not ?
Have a nice week-end
Cheers ! (y)
 

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What a cute little girl ! :)
And what a fantastic lens, Afonso !
Are you keeping it or not ?
Have a nice week-end
Cheers ! (y)
Absolutely keeping both (the little girl and the lens) :)
 
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i will stick with my sigma art f1.4 and wait for the updated version ,as good as the sony is in real world applications the difference will not be obvious ,i do not need need f1.2 or super fast af motors on a 50mm ,and the old sigma beats it at sharpness by f5.6 which is useful for landscape applications.
 

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I was surprised to see them in my local dealer on 1 May after that Shipping Delay message, but there they were. Tried out the lens they had for demo, and bought one.

It’s a good lens, with what little time I have had to try it out.
 

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Now that some kids attractions have reopened I had my first chance to use it in poorly lit indoors with some moderately fast action involved.
It performed flawlessly, AF kept up with all the action, could not find any frames out of focus, only blurred ones due to too slow shutter speed

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  • ILCE-1
  • FE 50mm F1.2 GM
  • 50.0 mm
  • ƒ/1.2
  • 1/400 sec
  • ISO 800


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  • ILCE-1
  • FE 50mm F1.2 GM
  • 50.0 mm
  • ƒ/1.2
  • 1/400 sec
  • ISO 800


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  • ILCE-1
  • FE 50mm F1.2 GM
  • 50.0 mm
  • ƒ/1.2
  • 1/400 sec
  • ISO 800


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  • ILCE-1
  • FE 50mm F1.2 GM
  • 50.0 mm
  • ƒ/1.2
  • 1/200 sec
  • ISO 500
 
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Excellent lens indeed !
However, to be honest I don't like the second one.
Sorry ! ;)
 
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Excellent lens indeed !
However, o be honest I don't like the second one.
Sorry ! ;)
I included it not for aesthetic purposes but to illustrate how the A1/50GM combo could cope with challenging backlight situations mixed with action that intermittently blocks the light source.
 

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