From: Sun Valley, Idaho

A great lens for outside the studio.

June 28, 2023
I bought the 50mm G-Master lens to travel with because I wanted light weight. If I wanted a wider shot, I would do a panorama. If I wanted a closer shot, I would walk closer or put my camera in APS-C mode. I also like being able to change the aperture with the aperture ring. I use this feature when I am in bright sunlight and am unable to see the camera data on the screen. As a travel lens it did everything I asked it to do and very well, I might add.... Read More  Hide
From: Minnesota


September 20, 2023
My experience with this lens is AWESOME! Super sharp images even at 1.4 and had not seen any chromatic aberration even with photos that would be full of it. Auto focus performance is great. LOVE the lens.
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From: Mukwonago, Wi.

Stellar optic wide open

March 12, 2024
I purchased the 50 1.4 on 2-13-24 and have used for PR, commercial and even architectural assignments. I am just beginning to experiment with this lens shooting video at 1.4, a visually exciting scenario made much easier by Sony's fabulous AF system. I would rate the image quality of this lens (shot wide open) on-par with any Leica rangefinder lens wide open. I shot exclusively Leica for years in the recent past.... Read More  Hide