The Sigma Macro 50mm F2.8 EX DG is a dedicated close up lens. In this case the significance of the 50mm focal length is that it makes the Macro 50mm F2.8 EX DG a good choice if you are looking to take close up shots of smaller items that require precise positioning.
You can also opt to use this lens to produce different effects for more general or portrait photography. The large aperture gives you great control over depth of field. Sigma supply a lens hood with the Macro 50mm F2.8 EX DG. This can help to combat any lens flare in your photos.
Specialist Subject: Close Up Photography
Minimum Focal Length
Maximum Focal Length
Closest Focusing Distance
71.4 x 66.5mm
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Sigma Macro 50mm F2.8 EX DG Specification