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Browse the top-ranked list of Manual Lens below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Manual Lens below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Top comment

    "Very Easy to Use...Great mix of auto/manual...I bought this lens as I wanted to add to my equipment a nice portrait lens but that won't break my bank :-) The lens is very well build and an excellent size to carry anywhere"

    "Great mix of auto/manual"

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Standard Lens: A perfect everyday lens for any photographer, the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G offers fast autofocusing combined with an integrated lens coating to deliver clear and crisp images. The wide-open aperture is ideal for low-light shooting and creating images with beautiful background blur.
    Your price for this item is $219.99
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    Top comment

    "Very Easy to Use...Great mix of auto/manual...I bought this lens as I wanted to add to my equipment a nice portrait lens but that won't break my bank :-) The lens is very well build and an excellent size to carry anywhere"

    "Great mix of auto/manual"

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Standard Lens: A perfect everyday lens for any photographer, the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G offers fast autofocusing combined with an integrated lens coating to deliver clear and crisp images. The wide-open aperture is ideal for low-light shooting and creating images with beautiful background blur.
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    "Very easy to use...Good Lens For DX...Manual override focus ring is conveniently placed....It's a very good lens to use with the camera that I purchased and I see that is working very very well I love it and I look forward to many years of working with this particular lens it's a very good camera and lens make it just that much better"

    "Manual override focus ring is conveniently placed."

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    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Standard Lens: Whether you're a beginner or professional, you'll love this compact, lightweight lens from Nikon. The normal angle of view captures approximately what the human eye sees, making it a great all-around lens. Plus, the f/1.8 maximum aperture is ideal for creating softly blurred backgrounds and shooting in low light.
    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    "Very easy to use...Good Lens For DX...Manual override focus ring is conveniently placed....It's a very good lens to use with the camera that I purchased and I see that is working very very well I love it and I look forward to many years of working with this particular lens it's a very good camera and lens make it just that much better"

    "Manual override focus ring is conveniently placed."

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    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Standard Lens: Whether you're a beginner or professional, you'll love this compact, lightweight lens from Nikon. The normal angle of view captures approximately what the human eye sees, making it a great all-around lens. Plus, the f/1.8 maximum aperture is ideal for creating softly blurred backgrounds and shooting in low light.
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    "I like this lens...it's a nice lens...The manual focus wasn't a drawback....This lens only worked in manual mode on my camera, but it took good pictures, I just needed a lens with auto focus"

    "The manual focus wasn't a drawback."

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    Nikon AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Standard Lens: The wide-open aperture of this versatile Nikon lens allows you to capture photos in most situations without a flash. Whatever you're shooting, you'll get consistently sharp results at dusk, dawn or even in dim indoor lighting. Weighing just 5.5 oz., it makes a convenient carry-around lens for shooting stills and video.
    Your price for this item is $131.99
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    "I like this lens...it's a nice lens...The manual focus wasn't a drawback....This lens only worked in manual mode on my camera, but it took good pictures, I just needed a lens with auto focus"

    "The manual focus wasn't a drawback."

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    Nikon AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Standard Lens: The wide-open aperture of this versatile Nikon lens allows you to capture photos in most situations without a flash. Whatever you're shooting, you'll get consistently sharp results at dusk, dawn or even in dim indoor lighting. Weighing just 5.5 oz., it makes a convenient carry-around lens for shooting stills and video.
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    "I love this lens...So glad I got it...Found myself getting better pics in manual mode....The Sony -FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro lens is not only a great lens for Macro work, but can double as a really nice portrait lens"

    "Found myself getting better pics in manual mode."

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    Enjoy crystal-clear macro shooting with your compatible a7-series camera by attaching this Sony SEL90M28G lens, which features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, advanced aspherical elements and super ED glass with multicoating for sharpness.
    Your price for this item is $999.99
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    Top comment

    "I love this lens...So glad I got it...Found myself getting better pics in manual mode....The Sony -FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro lens is not only a great lens for Macro work, but can double as a really nice portrait lens"

    "Found myself getting better pics in manual mode."

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    Enjoy crystal-clear macro shooting with your compatible a7-series camera by attaching this Sony SEL90M28G lens, which features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, advanced aspherical elements and super ED glass with multicoating for sharpness.
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    "On sale was nice...Very easy to use...It also has a rear focusing system, plus a high speed CPU and improved AF algorithm for high-speed AF; and offers full-time manual focus for quick adjustments....It has a 4 group optical zoom system and includes a large-diameter element, an aspherical lens element, a UD lens element and enhanced lens coatings for high-contrast, high-resolution images with minimal glare and aberration"

    "It also has a rear focusing system, plus a high speed CPU and improved AF algorithm for high-speed AF; and offers full-time manual focus for quick adjustments."

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    Product Description

    With an STM (stepping motor) and focus mechanism, this Canon EF-S 9519B002 zoom lens allows you to record ultrasharp videos or capture crisp photos using your compatible Canon camera. The UD lens element helps you take highly realistic images.
    Your price for this item is $269.99
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    The previous price was $279.99
    Top comment

    "On sale was nice...Very easy to use...It also has a rear focusing system, plus a high speed CPU and improved AF algorithm for high-speed AF; and offers full-time manual focus for quick adjustments....It has a 4 group optical zoom system and includes a large-diameter element, an aspherical lens element, a UD lens element and enhanced lens coatings for high-contrast, high-resolution images with minimal glare and aberration"

    "It also has a rear focusing system, plus a high speed CPU and improved AF algorithm for high-speed AF; and offers full-time manual focus for quick adjustments."

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    With an STM (stepping motor) and focus mechanism, this Canon EF-S 9519B002 zoom lens allows you to record ultrasharp videos or capture crisp photos using your compatible Canon camera. The UD lens element helps you take highly realistic images.
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    "Price is a steal...The price is great...Perfect for manual users....Since these cameras have the cropped sensor, the 50mm lens acts as if it was an 80mm lens, which is good for portrait work, but is too long a lens for using indoors like a birthday party, or in a museum"

    "Perfect for manual users."

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    Product Description

    Capture stunning images of wide perspectives with this Canon 9522B002 EF-S wide-angle lens that features an aspheric lens element for high image quality from the center to the edges. The circular, 7-blade aperture delivers soft backgrounds.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "Price is a steal...The price is great...Perfect for manual users....Since these cameras have the cropped sensor, the 50mm lens acts as if it was an 80mm lens, which is good for portrait work, but is too long a lens for using indoors like a birthday party, or in a museum"

    "Perfect for manual users."

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    Product Description

    Capture stunning images of wide perspectives with this Canon 9522B002 EF-S wide-angle lens that features an aspheric lens element for high image quality from the center to the edges. The circular, 7-blade aperture delivers soft backgrounds.
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    "My wife loves it...A must have lens...I shoot Manual which also pulls the best out of this lens....They do carry the Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens in-store but for quality, I do recommend this lens in particular because it is a f/1.4, which lets in a lot more light and there is a difference between the f/1.8 and f/1.4 quality"

    "I shoot Manual which also pulls the best out of this lens."

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    Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Standard Lens: This Canon 50mm lens has an unusually large maximum aperture so you can get detailed pictures even in low light without needing a flash. It's excellent for basic portraits and scenic shots, especially at night.
    Your price for this item is $329.99
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    The previous price was $349.99
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    "My wife loves it...A must have lens...I shoot Manual which also pulls the best out of this lens....They do carry the Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens in-store but for quality, I do recommend this lens in particular because it is a f/1.4, which lets in a lot more light and there is a difference between the f/1.8 and f/1.4 quality"

    "I shoot Manual which also pulls the best out of this lens."

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    Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Standard Lens: This Canon 50mm lens has an unusually large maximum aperture so you can get detailed pictures even in low light without needing a flash. It's excellent for basic portraits and scenic shots, especially at night.
  8. Top comment

    "It is fun to use...I love this baby...The only thing I would have loved is the image stabilization, but for a prime lense purchase guide on a budget I highly recommend this one, the 24mm and the 35mm....I was in the market for a 3rd zoom lens and completely against a fixed focal length lens...after using this lens...it has become my primary lens and I can't wait to buy a second fixed length lens"

    "The only thing I would have loved is the image stabilization, but for a prime lense purchase guide on a budget I highly recommend this one, the 24mm and the 35mm."

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    Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Medium Telephoto Lens: Get sharp, clear photos with this Canon medium telephoto lens that delivers vibrant color and clarity with fast, quiet focusing. The 85mm focal length draws attention to your subject and transforms the background into a soft blur for professional-quality portraits and impeccably detailed close-up shots.
    Your price for this item is $369.99
    Top comment

    "It is fun to use...I love this baby...The only thing I would have loved is the image stabilization, but for a prime lense purchase guide on a budget I highly recommend this one, the 24mm and the 35mm....I was in the market for a 3rd zoom lens and completely against a fixed focal length lens...after using this lens...it has become my primary lens and I can't wait to buy a second fixed length lens"

    "The only thing I would have loved is the image stabilization, but for a prime lense purchase guide on a budget I highly recommend this one, the 24mm and the 35mm."

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    Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Medium Telephoto Lens: Get sharp, clear photos with this Canon medium telephoto lens that delivers vibrant color and clarity with fast, quiet focusing. The 85mm focal length draws attention to your subject and transforms the background into a soft blur for professional-quality portraits and impeccably detailed close-up shots.
  9. Top comment

    "My wife loves it...Get the job done...Manual zoom and focus is also an option....this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ on this you should just pay a couple more 100 to get the g lens, unless this is your budget, does a good job and focus is quick, but at max zoom its not at clear"

    "Manual zoom and focus is also an option."

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    With Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, this Sony NEX SEL55210 lens makes it easy to take clear, steady photos and videos with your Sony NEX digital camera. The 3.8x zoom lets you hone in on distant subjects from far away.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
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    "My wife loves it...Get the job done...Manual zoom and focus is also an option....this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ on this you should just pay a couple more 100 to get the g lens, unless this is your budget, does a good job and focus is quick, but at max zoom its not at clear"

    "Manual zoom and focus is also an option."

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    With Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, this Sony NEX SEL55210 lens makes it easy to take clear, steady photos and videos with your Sony NEX digital camera. The 3.8x zoom lets you hone in on distant subjects from far away.
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    "My wife loves it...Easy to use lens...Works fine but is a manual zoom....this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ on this you should just pay a couple more 100 to get the g lens, unless this is your budget, does a good job and focus is quick, but at max zoom its not at clear"

    "Works fine but is a manual zoom."

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    Designed for use with most Sony Alpha E-mount cameras, this Sony SEL55210/B telephoto lens features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, so you can capture images in crisp detail. The 2 ED (extra-low dispersion) elements help ensure color accuracy.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
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    "My wife loves it...Easy to use lens...Works fine but is a manual zoom....this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ on this you should just pay a couple more 100 to get the g lens, unless this is your budget, does a good job and focus is quick, but at max zoom its not at clear"

    "Works fine but is a manual zoom."

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    Designed for use with most Sony Alpha E-mount cameras, this Sony SEL55210/B telephoto lens features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, so you can capture images in crisp detail. The 2 ED (extra-low dispersion) elements help ensure color accuracy.
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    "Very easy to use...Nice in low light...This lens provides great manual still pictures....You get great image quality on a fast lens for a great price... obviously they have to make some cuts from the top tier lenses to get this price point but they really hit a sweet spot in how they did it"

    "This lens provides great manual still pictures."

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    Get a reliable portrait lens for your NEX camera with this Sony 50mm lens. It has a fast aperture of f/1.8 for solid performance under low-light conditions, and it can get in close to your subject — up to 1.5 feet. Add a 49mm filter to your Sony 50mm lens for lens protection and polarization effects.
    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    The previous price was $249.99
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    "Very easy to use...Nice in low light...This lens provides great manual still pictures....You get great image quality on a fast lens for a great price... obviously they have to make some cuts from the top tier lenses to get this price point but they really hit a sweet spot in how they did it"

    "This lens provides great manual still pictures."

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    Get a reliable portrait lens for your NEX camera with this Sony 50mm lens. It has a fast aperture of f/1.8 for solid performance under low-light conditions, and it can get in close to your subject — up to 1.5 feet. Add a 49mm filter to your Sony 50mm lens for lens protection and polarization effects.
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    "I love this lens...Easy to use lens...It literally does all the work for you - blurring the background and bringing portraits into bright, sharp focus - and this is not even with the manual settings!!...Thought the lens was broken when I couldn't get it to retract and the manual days nothing of this, doing a little research I found that you have to have it in manual focus and make sure the lens is not asleep, hold the shutter half way down and then retract the lens to put on the cap, don't push it from the front"

    "It literally does all the work for you - blurring the background and bringing portraits into bright, sharp focus - and this is not even with the manual settings!!"

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    Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Standard Lens: This standard Canon lens offers high-quality image capturing in a small, lightweight lens body, making it a great companion in crowds and public spaces. Its versatile features and easy portability make it especially suited for basic travel, portraits and memento shots.
    Your price for this item is $179.99
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    "I love this lens...Easy to use lens...It literally does all the work for you - blurring the background and bringing portraits into bright, sharp focus - and this is not even with the manual settings!!...Thought the lens was broken when I couldn't get it to retract and the manual days nothing of this, doing a little research I found that you have to have it in manual focus and make sure the lens is not asleep, hold the shutter half way down and then retract the lens to put on the cap, don't push it from the front"

    "It literally does all the work for you - blurring the background and bringing portraits into bright, sharp focus - and this is not even with the manual settings!!"

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    Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Standard Lens: This standard Canon lens offers high-quality image capturing in a small, lightweight lens body, making it a great companion in crowds and public spaces. Its versatile features and easy portability make it especially suited for basic travel, portraits and memento shots.
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    "I like this lens...I love this lens...The manual focus is great....I'm a photography student and I've been wanting this lens for a while and when I got it I immediately went out and took photos with it and I love this lens to death it works really well with my 3200 I've and I'd definatley recommend this to a friend who has the same camera for the lens"

    "The manual focus is great."

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    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Macro Lens: Expand the creative reach of your DX-format camera and produce eye-catching still photos and HD videos. A great choice for food photography or detailed product shots, this Micro-NIKKOR lens is ideal for general close-ups and yet still versatile enough to shoot portraits and landscapes.
    Your price for this item is $279.99
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    "I like this lens...I love this lens...The manual focus is great....I'm a photography student and I've been wanting this lens for a while and when I got it I immediately went out and took photos with it and I love this lens to death it works really well with my 3200 I've and I'd definatley recommend this to a friend who has the same camera for the lens"

    "The manual focus is great."

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    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Macro Lens: Expand the creative reach of your DX-format camera and produce eye-catching still photos and HD videos. A great choice for food photography or detailed product shots, this Micro-NIKKOR lens is ideal for general close-ups and yet still versatile enough to shoot portraits and landscapes.
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    "Very easy to use...my wife loved it...Since you don't have Image Stabilization and the auto focus is slow and hard to work properly (Trying to focus on a object with major magnification requires a tripod or a VERY steady hand), Manual focus is almost a must....This is a good zoom for beggining.Good image quality in outdoors.Best if used with a tripod or monopod.There is no image stablizer so the futher you zoom the steadier the camera has to be.On the plus side with it being an EF lens you can buy an inexpensive teleconverter and double your zoom.All in all a good lens for being part of a package"

    "Since you don't have Image Stabilization and the auto focus is slow and hard to work properly (Trying to focus on a object with major magnification requires a tripod or a VERY steady hand), Manual focus is almost a must."

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    Compact and lightweight 4x telephoto zoom lens ideal for shooting sports, portraits, and wildlife. The newly developed Micro makes auto focusing quicker and quieter. The improved zoom mechanism also makes zooming smoother. The front part of the zoom ring now sports a silver ring for a luxury touch.

    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    "Very easy to use...my wife loved it...Since you don't have Image Stabilization and the auto focus is slow and hard to work properly (Trying to focus on a object with major magnification requires a tripod or a VERY steady hand), Manual focus is almost a must....This is a good zoom for beggining.Good image quality in outdoors.Best if used with a tripod or monopod.There is no image stablizer so the futher you zoom the steadier the camera has to be.On the plus side with it being an EF lens you can buy an inexpensive teleconverter and double your zoom.All in all a good lens for being part of a package"

    "Since you don't have Image Stabilization and the auto focus is slow and hard to work properly (Trying to focus on a object with major magnification requires a tripod or a VERY steady hand), Manual focus is almost a must."

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    Compact and lightweight 4x telephoto zoom lens ideal for shooting sports, portraits, and wildlife. The newly developed Micro makes auto focusing quicker and quieter. The improved zoom mechanism also makes zooming smoother. The front part of the zoom ring now sports a silver ring for a luxury touch.

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    "You won't regret it...This is a great lens...Making up for the size is the 11 blade iris which gives off a very smooth and circular bokeh (most lenses are 7-9 blade) and a manual aperture ring that can also be de clicked for smooth adjustment....Having the aperture ring on the lens is a nice touch and of course it being a 1.4 makes it a very fast lens"

    "Making up for the size is the 11 blade iris which gives off a very smooth and circular bokeh (most lenses are 7-9 blade) and a manual aperture ring that can also be de clicked for smooth adjustment."

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    Sony Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Lens:Take remarkably sharp, high-quality images with this Sony 50mm lens. Zeiss lens quality combined with an f/1.4 maximum aperture produces clear photographs with excellent contrast even in low light. A precise fast autofocus mechanism ensures that you're ready to take that picture of a lifetime with this Sony 50mm lens.
    Your price for this item is $1,399.99
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    "You won't regret it...This is a great lens...Making up for the size is the 11 blade iris which gives off a very smooth and circular bokeh (most lenses are 7-9 blade) and a manual aperture ring that can also be de clicked for smooth adjustment....Having the aperture ring on the lens is a nice touch and of course it being a 1.4 makes it a very fast lens"

    "Making up for the size is the 11 blade iris which gives off a very smooth and circular bokeh (most lenses are 7-9 blade) and a manual aperture ring that can also be de clicked for smooth adjustment."

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    Sony Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Lens:Take remarkably sharp, high-quality images with this Sony 50mm lens. Zeiss lens quality combined with an f/1.4 maximum aperture produces clear photographs with excellent contrast even in low light. A precise fast autofocus mechanism ensures that you're ready to take that picture of a lifetime with this Sony 50mm lens.