1:1 Magnification RatioThe SEL30M35 has a 1:1 magnification ratio so that subjects can be captured at full size on the camera's image sensor. This makes it easy to shoot quality macro close-ups of flowers, insects, and small objects.
Made for moviesThe SEL30M35 performs equally as well when shooting video. Thanks to an internal stepping motor and rear-focusing design It has optimized video performance for smooth, quiet operation essential for high-quality movie capture. Additionally, the filter mount does not rotate during focusing for hassle-free polarized filter use.
Smooth Manual FocusingAn easy-grip focus ring on the lens barrel gives you a solid "hands-on" feel in manual focusing. Additionally, Direct Manual Focus (DMF) allows you to focus manually after AF lock-on without the need for any switching. This can be extremely useful in situations where AF can?t lock onto the subject accurately, or when AF locks onto a point that does not match your intention. Electronic manual focus technology was originally developed for professional Sony camcorders to ensure smooth, precise focus control.
Aspherical/ED glass elementsThe SEL30M35 offers excellent image quality throughout the entire image area, with high contrast and minimal chromatic aberration from infinity to 1:1 magnification at all aperture settings. ED glass is used for the G4 element, minimizing chromatic aberration and color bleeding as well as multi-coating throughout for exceptionally clean, clear rendering
Aperture (Max.) : f/3.5Aperture (Min.) : f/22Filter Diameter : 49mmLens Groups-Elements : 6 groups, 7 elements (3 aspheric surfaces)Minimum Focus Distance : 3.84" (9.5cm)Aspheric Elements : 3 aspheric surfaceAF for Movie Capture : YesAperture Blade : 7 blades (Circular aperture)Dimensions (Max. Diameter x Length) : 2-1/2 x 2-1/4" (62x55.5mm)Direct Manual Focus : YesExterior Finish : MetalFocal Length (35mm equivalent) : 45mmInternal Motor : Yes (Stepping motor)Lens Weight : 4 7/8 oz (138g)Low Noise During Movie Capture : ExcellentMaximum Magnification : 1.0x (APS-C)Mount Material : Metal
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By maid marian
from Sherwood, WI
About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Comments about Sony 30mm f/3.5 Macro E-Mount Lens:
Excellent macro lens for the price!
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Great macro lens for the NEX
By Wu Kong
from New York, NY
About Me Photo Enthusiast
I am a foodie, and use this to take close-up shots of dishes that I eat. Perfect, with great quality!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend