The Sony SAL-500F80 offers extreme telephoto power with its 500mm focal length. This gives you the power to zoom in on distant subjects making this lens a good choice for subjects such as wildlife, nature and sports.
The SAL-500F80 is priced to make it attractive to the serious amateur rather than the professional photographer. When used with a Digital SLR with an APS-C type sensor commonly found on consumer level Digital SLRs the focal length increases to be equivalent 750mm in 35mm format.
Considering the focal length available this lens is a relatively small size. It is compatible with filters with a 55mm diameter.
Specialist Subject: Sports and Wildlife Photography
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Maximum Focal Length
Closest Focusing Distance
89 x 118mmmm
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Sony SAL-500F80 Specification